Day: November 12, 2019

Ricky Gervais will return to host the 2020 Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais will take the piss out of Hollywood one more time, as the Golden Globes have asked him to return and host the 2020 awards. The three-hour telecast airs live on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. “Once again, they’ve made me an offer I can’t refuse. But this is the very last time I’m doing this, which could make for a fun evening,” said Gervais. “There is always a palpable electricity in the room when Ricky takes the Globes stage. His return as master of ceremonies at the Golden Globes is much anticipated,” said Paul Telegdy, Chairman,...

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Late Night hosts remember Rick Ludwin

Rick Ludwin, a late-night executive at NBC for three decades who famously saved both Seinfeld and Conan O’Brien from early cancellations during his tenure at the Peacock Network, died Sunday at the age of 71. Ludwin’s TV career began in college at Miami University of Ohio as host of a campus variety show. In the 1970s, he wrote jokes for Bob Hope and eventually got a job on The Mike Douglas Show, before joining NBC in 1980 running the network’s specials. In 1989, he allowed funds from his division to keep The Seinfeld Chronicles going for four more episodes...

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