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Posted Friday 9/14/18 at 3:04PM EDT
NBC signs an eight-year deal to keep broadcasting the Golden Globes
After lengthy negotiations, NBC has struck a deal to keep airing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association awards show for eight years, starting with the January 2019 ceremony.
Posted Friday 8/10/18 at 1:34PM EDT
Hollywoood Foreign Press Association president on Oscar changes: "I feel for them"
Meher Tatna, who oversees the Golden Globe Awards, says of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shaking up the Oscars rulebook: “They have to do something to keep the viewers engaged and this is what they thought was a good idea.” ALSO: Mark Wahlberg defends the new "popular film" category.
Posted Monday 7/23/18 at 4:11PM EDT
Golden Globes has a 2019 date, but no TV network -- though NBC is closing in on a new deal
The 76th Golden Globe Awards will take place Jan. 6, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Although the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has met with CBS and Fox, NBC has had the upper hand on a new deal since it has the right to match any competitive offer.
Posted Wednesday 6/06/18 at 1:56PM EDT
Brendan Fraser's says his accusation that former Hollywood Foreign Press Association president groped him was dismissed as "a joke"
According to Fraser, the organization behind the Golden Globes found after an internal investigation that former HFPA president Philip Berk groping of him in 2003 was intended as "a joke."
Posted Wednesday 4/25/18 at 1:14PM EDT
Golden Globes announce what could be described as "the Big Little Lies rule"
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Big Little Lies competed as a limited series at this year's Globes and was renewed by HBO the next day. So the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced a new rule: "A television limited series that is later renewed for an additional season shall be classified as a series or again as a limited series in that later season depending on the degree of continuity in theme, storyline, main characters and production supervision from the original limited series to the later year of the series."
Posted Friday 4/06/18 at 4:27AM EDT
Report: Two streaming services are among Golden Globes contenders after NBC made a lowball offer
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter, which is under the same ownership of Globes producer Dick Clark Productions, reports that "insiders claim NBC lowballed the gala, its audience off only 5 percent in 2018, and producers are engaged with other networks and, says one source, two streaming platforms." A Hollywood Foreign Press Association source adds: "If NBC wants to be a player, they're gonna have to cough up a hell of a lot more."
Posted Monday 4/02/18 at 9:00PM EDT
Golden Globes could leave NBC
NBC's contract with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association ended with this year's Globes, and the Peacock's exclusive negotiating window for rights to the Globes have recently expired. As a result, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association says "we are evaluating offers from other interested parties."