He’s good. Funny and relaxed.
Smiles at his own jokes, which deflates them of any real harm.
Loved the Ron Jeremy reference, laughed at the Rihanna/Chris Brown joke, like the crack about Meryl not being nominated.
And getting Tommy Lee Jones to laugh in the first 10 seconds was a real accomplishment–not to mention getting a Fred-and-Ginger ballroom dance out of the normally pelvis-thrusting Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron.
And working in the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles! Genius!
“This is more like the Tonys,” said a friend. Exactly.