Taye Diggs, who currently stars in The CW’s drama series All American, will host the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards as reported by the Hollywood Reporter.

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“I am truly honored and ridiculously excited to be hosting the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards, especially since, as an actor, I recognize what a vital role the critics play in the entertainment industry today. We are all looking forward to a big night celebrating the best of the best in TV and film.”

Joe Berlin, president of the Broadcast Film Critics Association noted: “Taye is a star of both film and television, plus his illustrious stage career makes him especially qualified to lead our show. He promises to infuse the Critics’ Choice Awards with his infectious charm and humor and enrich what already promises to be a memorable night.”


Taye Diggs has had success on the big screen with film credits such as How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Wood, The Best Man, Brown Sugar, The Best Man Holiday and many more. On the small screen, Diggs has played on Private Practice and on Empire.

The show will broadcast live from 7-10 p.m. ET on Jan. 13 on The CW from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.