8:40am PT by THR staff
Meredith Vieira to Host Golden Globes Special
Meredith Vieira is set to host the primetime special Countdown to the Globes, airing Friday night on NBC.
The special will feature interviews with Golden Globe nominees including Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton, Patricia Arquette, Uzo Aduba, Kevin Spacey, John Legend, Ricky Gervais and more.
The special, an NBC News production, will air at 10 p.m. on Friday.
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The 72nd Golden Globe Awards airs live at 5 p.m. PT Sunday on NBC, preceded by an hourlong red-carpet special.