Comic Chelsea Handler has signed on to host the subsequent Critics Alternative Awards, set to be held in January. The announcement implies that the streak has ended for Taye Diggs, who hosted the present for 4 consecutive years — together with in 2022, with Nicole Byer.
The twenty eighth annual Critics Alternative Awards will happen Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET, reside (for the Jap and Central time zones, delayed within the west) from the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. After being simulcast final yr on TBS, this yr it seems that the ceremony will as soon as once more be unique to The CW.
Handler is a internet hosting vet, having fronted E!’s “Chelsea These days” for seven years. At Netflix, she starred within the documentary collection “Chelsea Does” in addition to the 2016 speak present “Chelsea.” She has additionally written six New York Instances best-selling books, together with 2019’s “Life Will Be the Demise of Me,” which can also be being tailored right into a TV collection for Peacock underneath her manufacturing banner, Chelsea Handler Productions. Handler will government produce and star within the present.
Extra lately, her stand-up particular “Chelsea Handler: Evolution” aired on HBO Max in 2020, and the companion album earned her a Grammy nom. She additionally launched an recommendation podcast, “Pricey Chelsea,” for iHeartRadio, and toured the nation along with her newest act, incomes a win on the Individuals’s Alternative Awards.
“Everyone knows and love her work as a standup comic, a best-selling creator, a podcast host, and actress – and now as host of the Critics Alternative Awards,” stated Critics Alternative Affiliation CEO Joey Berlin. “I do know this would be the finest yr but and may’t wait for everybody to see what we’ve got in retailer.”
The twenty eighth annual Critics Alternative Awards, which honor each movie and TV, might be executive-produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Leisure. The CCA is represented by Dan Black of Greenberg Traurig.
Different upcoming Critics Alternative Affiliation occasions embrace the fifth annual Celebration of Black Cinema & Tv on December 5; the 2nd annual Celebration of Latino Cinema & Tv on November 13; and the first-ever Celebration of Asian Pacific Cinema & Tv on November 4. These are all additionally on the Fairmont Century Metropolis.