Ricky Gervais to Host Golden Globes

He is the executive producer of "The Office," leading man of the British "Office," a stand-up comedian and the star of the film 'The Invention of Lying.' Now, Ricky Gervais is adding host of NBC's "The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards" to his long list of accomplishments, ET confirms.

The Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner will take the stage on Sunday, January 17, 2010, live at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This will be the first time the Golden Globes has had a host since 1995.

"Ricky is certainly one of the funniest people on the planet and has provided some of the most hilarious and memorable awards show moments in recent memory," Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios, said Paul Telegdy, said. "His unique comedic style will enhance the only awards show that brings together television and film stars to celebrate entertainment's biggest night of the year."

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