Fey, Poehler back as Golden Globes hosts

NEW YORK – The duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler proved such a success at hosting the Golden Globes in January that they’ve been signed up for the same job for the next two years.

NBC, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and producers of the Golden Globes announced the unusual two-year commitment on Tuesday. Next year’s Golden Globes will be held in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 12.

Allen Shapiro, CEO of Dick Clark Productions, said the former “Saturday Night Live” chums have “a truly unique chemistry making them one of the most talented and captivating pairings of all time.”

They were bathed in critical love for their performance this year, with Associated Press critic Frazier Moore calling them “the night’s biggest winners.” They got laughs without being polarizing, as was the case with predecessor Ricky Gervais.