Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to host Golden Globes from separate coasts amid pandemic
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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will split hosting duties for the Golden Globes across two separate coasts, as the annual awards show prepares to go on amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Fey will be stationed at New York's famous Rainbow Room, while Poehler will be broadcasting from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, according to Variety, which was first to report the news on Tuesday.

Former "30 Rock" star Fey and "Parks and Recreation's" Poehler, both "Saturday Night Live" alumni, are veterans of the Globes hosting gig, taking the reins of the awards show three times before.


Asked about how preparation is going ahead of the 78th annual ceremony, Poehler quipped to "Late Night" host Seth Meyers on Tuesday, "We just have a few final questions which is: When? How? Why? Where?"

"That's all we need to find out, but we're gonna figure it out," she added with a smile.

Nominations for the awards later this month were announced Wednesday, including a slew of projects with political ties.

Brendan Gleeson earned a nod in the best performance by an actor in a supporting role category for playing former President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to move ahead with billion UAE weapons sale approved by Trump Fox News hires high-profile defense team in Dominion defamation lawsuit Associate indicted in Gaetz scandal cooperating with DOJ: report MORE in the Showtime miniseries "The Comey Rule." Jeff Daniels, who played former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyShowtime developing limited series about Jan. 6 Capitol riot Wray says FBI not systemically racist John Durham's endgame: Don't expect criminal charges MORE, also received a nomination for "The Comey Rule" in the best performance by an actor in a limited series category.

Cate Blanchett garnered a best performance by an actress in a limited series nomination for her role as conservative political activist Phyllis Schlafly on FX and Hulu's "Mrs. America."

And Gillan Anderson earned a nomination for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Netflix's "The Crown."

Actress and progressive activist Jane Fonda is slated to be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille award at this year's Globes.

The Golden Globes, which had been postponed nearly two months due to COVID-19, is scheduled to air on NBC on Feb. 28.