With last year's Golden Globes under scrutiny for the controversial material used by host Rick Gervais, the anticipation for the comic's second appearance as host has been high.
Gervais made it clear in an interview with NBC Today Show co-anchor Matt Lauer that he was as fearless as ever in his goal to skewer the rich and famous at the 2012 Golden Globes Award Ceremony.
Check out his opening monologue from Sunday night's ceremony below:
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