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Joel McHale to host People’s Choice Awards 2017

Joel McHale will host the People's Choice Awards

Joel McHale will host the People's Choice Awards on Jan. 18. Credit: Getty Images / Theo Wargo

Joel McHale, the star of CBS’ sitcom “The Great Indoors,” has been tapped to host the 43rd annual People’s Choice Awards.

“The people have spoken, and they want Jimmy Kimmel to host the 2017 Oscars! And the people have also spoken, and said that it would be OK if I hosted the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Well, one person said that. Luckily, that person was [CBS CEO] Les Moonves, so no one questioned it,” McHale, 45, said in a statement.

The awards, which are voted on by the public, will be handed out during CBS’ live telecast from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Jan. 18.

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