Ricky Gervais will return for the fourth time to host the 2016 Golden Globes Awards.
Ricky Gervais has been announced as host of the upcoming 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, scheduled to hold on January 10, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
A winner of seven BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globes and two Emmys, Gervais hosted the Globes for three consecutive years (2010-12).
During the three years, the NBC network registered a 6% increase from the previous year telecast, averaging a 5.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and 17 million viewers overall
“We’re excited to have Ricky Gervais back to host the most enjoyable awards show of the season in his own inimitable way,” said NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt.
”Disarming and surprising, Ricky is ready to honor — and send up — the best work of the year in film and television. Fasten your seats belts.”
Gervais has starred in projects like 'Extras,' 'Life’s Too Short' and 'The Ricky Gervais Show,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' 'Louie,' 'Sesame Street,' 'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy.'
A stand-up comedian, Gervais has sold over 2 million tickets in arenas around the world.
Nominations for the 2016 Golden Globes will be announced on Thursday, December 10, 2015.
Kicking off the award season for the year 2016, the three-hour ceremony will be aired live on NBC, 8-11 p.m. ET.