James Corden Tonys Host 2016

James Corden to Host Tony Awards

Who’s up for a Broadway-themed round of Carpool Karaoke?

Late Late Show host James Corden will host the 70th annual Tony Awards this June, CBS announced Tuesday.

Corden, a Tony winner himself for One Man, Two Guvnors in 2012, will preside over the live theater-awards telecast on Sunday, June 12 (8/7c.)

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be hosting the Tony awards. Both times I’ve worked on Broadway have been amongst the happiest times of my professional life. I consider it a huge honor to be asked to host such an incredible night. It’s gonna be fun, I can’t wait to dust off my tap shoes!” Corden said via statement.

What are your thoughts on Corden as Tonys host? Sound off in the comments!


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  1. Rachel says:

    double yes!

  2. This is a great pic! We can’t have Hugh Jackman and NPH hosting constantly!

    Looking forward to the show!

  3. Marissa says:

    I hereby demand more Inappropriate Musicals featuring Rachel Bloom and Nathan Lane to mark the occasion.

  4. iHeart says:

    This could be fun

  5. Kelly says:

    I think he will be great! He was my pick for the Golden globes this year…. Definitely watching!

  6. Magali says:

    perfect choice!

  7. Claire says:

    Excellent choice!

  8. Hipper says:

    So they finally moved on from LL Cool J? Good for them.

  9. TV Gord says:

    He’s an ideal choice! Well done, Broadway!

  10. Beanne says:

    Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy! I am so glad to see good things happening for him! He is the epitome of an entertainer! Genuine and not a sycophant like Fallon appears to be.