Judd Apatow Returns to Host the 2024 DGA Awards (Exclusive) .

Judd Apatow will return to host the 2024 Director’s Guild of America Awards, the organization announced Friday.

This will be Apatow’s fifth time hosting the annual awards ceremony, which this year will take place on February 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The filmmaker hosted in 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2023.

“It is an honor to host the DGA Awards for the fifth time,” said Apatow. “Three more times and I’ll be eligible for health insurance.”

It was also announced that Beth McCarthy-Miller would return to chair the awards this year.

“I am honored to return as chair of the awards and to be part of such a brilliant evening that highlights the incredible work my colleagues have accomplished this year,” McCarthy-Miller said in a statement. “I’m thrilled to have Judd return as host, keeping our ceremony grounded in connection, camaraderie and comedy.”

Apatow has directed, produced and written many of the biggest Hollywood comedies and television shows of the past two decades. His film directing, producing and writing credits include The 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Pineapple Express, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bridesmaids, It’s 40, Trainwreck, The King of Staten Island, Bros. and his recent Netflix film, The bubble. For television, his past projects include Freaks and Geeks, Funny Gifts or Die, Girls, Love And To crash.

McCarthy-Miller began her career at MTV, directing shows such as MTV Unplugged, the Ben Stiller show and the MTV Video Music Awards. She then realized Saturday Night Live for 11 seasons, and directed various episodes of series like Modern family, The right place, Parks…

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