Day: January 14, 2020

Two more late-night bits given series spin-offs by broadcast networks in 2020

We’re only two weeks into 2020, and already, the broadcast networks have OK’d more spin-offs for bits from their late-night talk shows. First, NBC announced That’s My Jam, hosted by Jimmy Fallon and based off of the viral segments from Fallon’s Tonight Show in which he raps and/or dances with celebrities. It’ll premiere this summer during NBC’s broadcast of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The spin-off series in primetime will have celebrities competing against each other in song-and-dance games. Much like a previous spin-off from Fallon’s Tonight Show, Lip Sync Battle, where the celebrities are truly dancing but only...

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 2021 Golden Globes, after “not” hosting the 2019 Oscars

NBC wasted little time trying to make us forget about last week’s Golden Globes by letting us know already that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler would return for a fourth time hosting the Globes come January 2021. Fey and Poehler hosted three consecutive times from 2013-2015, in between turns by Ricky Gervais, who hosted this year. Unlike Gervais, however, Fey and Poehler continue to have deep ties to NBC. Poehler co-hosts Making It, the reality competition series which she also executive produces with her former Parks and Recreation co-star Nick Offerman. Fey, meanwhile, has a new NBC series forthcoming...

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