So lengthy, NBC. CBS introduced Friday that it’ll broadcast the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards, bringing a storied and embattled awards season franchise into its steady. The ceremony, set for Sunday, January 7, will air stay on CBS and on Paramount+ and be obtainable on the CBS app as a part of a brand new deal.
The Globes has been on the hunt for a brand new broadcast accomplice after wrapping up its partnership with NBC final yr. As soon as a necessary cease on the awards circuit, the Globes present was not televised in any respect in 2022, following a maelstrom of controversy in regards to the Hollywood International Press Affiliation—the group that fingers them out. In March 2021, the HFPA promised to enact “transformational change,” together with a considerable overhaul of its membership.
The present returned to broadcast on NBC in 2023. Additionally that yr, Penske Media Company—which owns leisure information retailers Selection, The Hollywood Reporter, and Deadline, amongst others—acquired Dick Clark Productions, which produces the annual Golden Globe Awards, in a partnership with Eldridge Industries. The “Hollywood International Press,” beforehand the identify of the group that voted on the Golden Globes Awards, was dropped fully; the group is now merely known as “Golden Globes voters.”
The Globes not too long ago introduced that it might add two new classes to its lineup this yr: “cinematic and field workplace achievement in movement footage,” and greatest humorist on tv.
“In an age when audiences are viewing content material on their very own schedules, we’re delighted to convey the Golden Globes to viewers globally by way of CBS’ strong platforms,” mentioned Helen Hoehne, president of the Golden Globes. “Audiences could have the flexibility to take pleasure in our present stay and on demand. We can not wait to disclose the magic of what is going to be our most unforgettable present but.”
CBS, which has been the longtime house of each the Grammy Awards and the Tony Awards, will air the 81st version of the Globes on Jan. 7, 2024. The present could have a marquee slot, straight following an NFL ON CBS Sunday doubleheader. The Globes beforehand aired on CBS approach again in 1981 and 1982.