The comedian and actor will emcee the 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards on October 30 in Beverly Hills.

For the third year in a row, BBC America will broadcast the event on November 2.

“We are honoured that Rob has agreed to return to host our Britannia Awards for the second year in a row,” said BAFTA Los Angeles chairman Nigel Daly OBE.

“Rob brings a perfect balance of wit and sincerity to the evening and we know he will charm our audiences again this year, both in the ballroom and watching at home.”

“There is no doubt that Rob will add his wry brilliance to the evening and host a memorable Britannias,” added Britannia Award co-chairs Bumble Ward and Deborah Kolar.

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