Comedian Jerrod Carmichael will host upcoming month’s Golden World Awards, presiding above a boozy celebration of Television set and film that is striving to make a comeback following remaining knocked off the air by scandal.
Carmichael, who gained an Emmy this calendar year for his personal HBO distinctive “Rothaniel,” will be the scarce Black emcee for a ceremony that has been criticized for years for snubbing Black-led projects and performances.
Thursday’s announcement will come around a month just before the Jan. 10 ceremony at the Beverly Hilton.
NBC refused to air the 2022 ceremony to allow the Globes and their mother or father firm, the Hollywood Overseas Push Affiliation, to make modifications just after a harmful 2021 Los Angeles Instances investigation disclosed its internal workings, including that it had no Black users considering the fact that at minimum 2002.
The Globes have considering that diversified its membership and NBC has reinstated its telecast, but it stays to be viewed how its televised return will be obtained. Nominations for the ceremony will be announced Monday.
“Jerrod is the specific form of talent this display phone calls for to kick off the awards year,” HFPA President Helen Hoehne mentioned in a assertion.
Carmichael received an Emmy Award in September for composing “Rothaniel,” a stand-up particular in which he reveled that he is gay.
The Globes have frequently long gone without the need of hosts, but commencing in 2010, it tapped the comedic abilities of Ricky Gervais, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey and many others to emcee the present and roast its attendees, with regular ribbing of the HFPA included.
Louis Gossett Jr. was one of 3 hosts in 1993, and “Access Hollywood” host Shaun Robinson shared internet hosting obligations in 2007.
Carmichael will also be the unusual solo host. Gervais, who hosted alone 5 occasions, and Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers are the only other solo hosts given that NBC began broadcasting the present in 1995.
NBC declared on Monday that it will not air the 2022 Golden Globes telecast.