After a year away from televising, the hard-fought Golden Globe Awards will reportedly return to NBC next year.
The network is reportedly eyeing Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 for the event, “multiple high-level sources” told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday.
Officials from both the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the organization behind the awards, and NBC declined to comment to The Post. They had already declined to comment to THR.
The Post has solicited comment from NBC and
The Globes traditionally take place on a Sunday in January, but the month is already almost fully booked. The first Sunday in January 2023 is the New Year, and the following Sunday, January 8, is the last day of the NFL regular season — meaning “NBC Sunday Night Football” would get that slot. Additionally, the Critics Choice Awards already take up the Sunday after – January 15th.
NBC abruptly pulled the plug on the awards show last year after several allegations that the HFPA had serious diversity and ethical issues.
The 87-member organization had a notable shortage of black members among Los Angeles-based “international” journalists.
In February 2021, after a bombastic LA Times report detailed the group’s lack of involvement – and denounced them as a “closed-off, impossibly powerful group” – the organization Time’s Up was joined by Hollywood greats like Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Judd Apatow and Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer and others by criticizing the group for its shortcomings and repeating in a flurry of solidarity tweets that “a cosmetic fix is not enough”.
“We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform. However, changes of this magnitude take time and work, and we truly believe the HFPA needs time to get it right,” NBC said in a statement at the time.
“As such, NBC will not air the 2022 Golden Globes. Assuming the organization goes ahead with their plan, we hope to be able to air the show in January 2023,” she continued.
The HFPA responded to the cancellation and promised to implement changes “quickly”.
“Regardless of the next Golden Globes air date, implementing transformational changes as quickly – and as thoughtfully – as possible remains the top priority,” the board said in a statement seen by The Wrap. “We are inviting our partners in the industry to work with us on the long-overdue system reform, both in our organization and in the industry as a whole.”
Late last month, the organization announced that it plans to set up “a new private entity” to administer the awards ceremony. According to a press release, the new company would “acquire all intellectual property rights of the Golden Globes and have the authority to oversee the professionalization and modernization of the Golden Globe Awards.” The organization’s “charitable and philanthropic programs,” meanwhile, would be operated within a “separate non-profit entity.”
The organization also said it would add additional Golden Globes voters for the annual ceremony “to increase the size and diversity of voters available.”
The Globes 2022 awards ceremony was not broadcast anywhere — not even on streaming sites — after NBC pulled out. Instead, the winners were tweeted and also announced on the Golden Globes’ website during the 90-minute ceremony.
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