Tina Fey named as the host of 2007 Writers Guild of America Awards
UPI News Service, 12/22/2006
"Saturday Night Live" alum Tina Fey has been named as the host of next year's Writers Guild of America Awards celebration at New York's Hudson Theater.
The 36-year-old actress, who is currently starring in and writing NBC's "30 Rock," was chosen by the media organization to host its Feb 11 ceremony at New York's Millennium Broadway Hotel, Daily Variety reported.
At the 59th edition of the annual awards ceremony, the popular NBC sitcom, that Fey also exec produces, is nominated for both best new series and top comedy series.
Such award success is nothing new for Fey, who previously garnered an Emmy Award for writing during her eight-year tenure with "Saturday Night Live."
Daily Variety said that the New York ceremony will be held in conjunction with a similar West Coast ceremony at Los Angeles' Century Plaza Hotel.
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