Olivia Munn Selected to Host the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards

Olivia Munn to Host Critics' Choice Awards
Olivia Munn (Photo by Richard Chavez / Showbiz Junkies)

Actress and author Olivia Munn has signed on to host the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) confirmed Olivia Munn will make her hosting debut with the annual awards show to be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018. The Critics’ Choice Awards will take place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and will air live on the East Coast at 8pm on The CW Network. The West Coast will get a tape-delayed airing of the awards show.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Olivia hosting this year’s ceremony, and know that she will deliver an entertaining and sharp-witted evening to everyone in the room, and the viewers at home,” stated Broadcast Film Critics Association President Joey Berlin. “Beyond her skills as an actress, Olivia’s work as an activist within the industry gives her a powerful voice, making her the perfect candidate to lead this night honoring the best and brightest in film and television.”

Olivia Munn’s credits include Six, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Office Christmas Party, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Newsroom, The Daily Show, Mortdecai, Deliver Us from Evil, Ride Along 2, Perfect Couples, Date Night, and Magic Mike. She recently completed work on Ocean’s 8, The Buddy Games, and The Predator, and is attached to star in Hummingbird, Die in a Gunfight and Madero.

The Critics’ Choice Awards are voted on by members of the BFCA and BTJA and recognize the best in television and films. According to the BFCA, the Critics’ Choice Awards are “the most accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.”

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(Full Disclosure: I’m a member of both the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.)