Golden Globes Group Seeks To End Nonprofit Status

Todd Boehly, the hedge-fund billionaire and interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is seeking to merge the nonprofit organization behind the Golden Globe Awards with his for-profit company MRC Entertainment, which produces the annual awards show. The proposal has alarmed reform-minded members of the group and was discouraged as “unjustifiable” by a lawyer.

Golden Globes Will Be Awarded In 2022, Just Not On NBC

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is forging ahead with a way to recognize the best of this year’s film and television achievements despite the fact that NBC will not televise this year’s Golden Globes ceremony.

Golden Globes Group Partners With NAACP

HFPA Names Five Outside Journalists To Join Credentials Committee, Find New Members

HFPA Elects Helen Hoehne President Of Troubled Group

HFPA Considers New Golden Globes Option

Proposals for the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association include adding 50 members to its voting ranks to bring in more diversity and creating a for-profit spinoff company.

Golden Globes: Two Members Resign From Toxic’ Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Golden Globes’ Survival In Doubt As NBC Mulls Options

NBC’s swift decision May 10 to cancel the 2022 Golden Globes telecast took most in Hollywood by surprise — even inside the network, where the announcement was made so fast (to avoid news leaks) that it wasn’t widely shared internally beforehand.

How The Golden Globes Went From Laughingstock To Power Player

The group that was once assailed by the FCC steadily gained influence in Hollywood over the years until scrutiny of its practices and lack of diversity led NBC to say it would not air its show in 2022.

Golden Globes 2022 Canceled On NBC

There will be no Golden Globes in 2022 on NBC, as the besieged HFPA continues to falter in reforming itself to the satisfaction of Hollywood studios and stakeholders. “We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform,” said the Comcast-owned network this morning. “However, change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right.  As such, NBC will not air the 2022 Golden Globes.  Assuming the organization executes on its plan, we are hopeful we will be in a position to air the show in January 2023.”

HFPA Vowed To Change. What Went Wrong?

After a Los Angeles Times investigation, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association vowed to make sweeping changes, but the group behind the Golden Globes has struggled along the way.

HFPA In Crisis As Famed Fixer, D&I Adviser Quit

HFPA Ousts Member Over Black Lives Matter Email

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association board said in an email Tuesday that Phil Berk is no longer a member of the organization. The decision comes hours after NBC — which telecasts the Globes — condemned a Berk email that called Black Lives Matter a “hate movement” and called for his “immediate expulsion.”

Golden Globes Vows Reform Amid Diversity Scrutiny

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said in a statement Saturday that it would focus on adding Black and other underrepresented members to its organization in addition to increasing transparency around its operations.

Best And Worst Moments Of NBC’s Virtual Golden Globes

Golden Globes Wins By TV Show And Network

Time’s Up Criticizes HFPA Response to Absence Of Black Members, Calls On NBCUniversal To Reform Golden Globes

Golden Globe TV Wins Inspire Some Emmy Deja Vu, With Auspicious Exceptions

Netflix Scores At Socially Distant Golden Globes

Netflix, which came in with a commanding 42 nominations, won the top TV awards. The Crown, as expected, took best drama series, along with acting wins for Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles), Emma Corrin (Princess Diana) and Gillian Anderson (Margaret Thatcher). The Queen’s Gambit won best limited series, and best actress in the category for Anya Taylor-Joy. Schitt’s Creek, the Pop TV series that found a wider audience on Netflix, won best comedy series for its final season and its Catherine O’Hara also took best actress in a comedy series. Tina Fey (l) in New York, and Amy Poehler in Beverly Hills hosted the ceremonies on NBC.

First Commercial Showing Lactating Breasts To Air During Golden Globes

HFPA Responds To Criticism About Its Lack Of Diversity

Golden Globes Admits It Has No Black Voters Amid Shocking Snubs

Golden Globes Org Paid Millions To Members In Potential Tax Conflict

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is once again facing accusations of corruption and possible violations of the tax-exempt organization. At the center of the new report is an antitrust lawsuit filed by Norwegian journalist and HFPA member Kjersti Flaa, who accused the organization of allowing a “culture of corruption” and claimed “the tax-exempt organization operated as a kind of cartel, barring qualified applicants — including herself — and monopolizing all-important press access while improperly subsidizing its members’ income.”

Golden Globes Noms Could Belong To Netflix

Nominations will be announced virtually at 8:35 a.m. ET today by presenters Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson. They will reveal 12 categories on NBC’s Today show, with full nominees announced live on E! digital channels and the Golden Globes’ website. Without any in-person screenings or photo ops with stars, little is known about how the roughly 90 member press association — a notoriously unpredictable group, in normal times — is swaying this year. But one thing may be a lock: Netflix will land a whole lot of nominations.

Ali Sar Named HFPA President

Reporter Sues Golden Globes Organization Over Member Rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Norwegian entertainment reporter on Monday sued the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that gives out the Golden Globe Awards, alleging that it acts as a cartel that stifles competition for its members. Reporter Kjersti Flaa filed the lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles, saying that despite reporting on […]

Golden Globes Delay 2021 Nominations Until February

Golden Globes Set Feb. 28 For Delayed Ceremony

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Golden Globes is refusing to let the pandemic get in the way of its party. The ceremony will be held Feb. 28, 2021, in Beverly Hills with previously announced hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday. The date, as with that of other awards, […]

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Golden Globes Amend Eligibility Rules Over Virus

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the annual award show, said films that are first released on television or a streaming service will be eligible for January’s Globes. Usually, the Globes mandate that a film play for a week in a Los Angeles theater or on pay-per-view, as well as have an official screening for its voting members.

Poehler, Fey To Host 2021 Golden Globes

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week after the ceremony aired with Ricky Gervais as host. “There are no two funnier people anywhere,” said Poehler, who introduced herself […]

Ricky Gervais Tells Hollywood To ‘F*** Off’ In Expletive-Filled Golden Globes Monologue

‘Fleabag,’ ‘Succession,’ ‘Crown’ Top Golden Globes

The growth in streaming platforms, including Apple and Disney Plus, is a dominant media story. But while streamers performed well at the Globes with Netflix’s The Crown and Amazon’s Fleabag (starring creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, above) they didn’t shut out cable contenders including FX’s Fosse/Verdon and HBO’s Succession.

Charlize Theron, Daniel Craig Among Golden Globe Presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlize Theron, Octavia Spencer and Daniel Craig are among the first presenters announced for Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also announced Thursday that other presenters will include Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, Tiffany Haddish, Glenn Close and Will Ferrell. Kate McKinnon and Ted Danson will also present. Ricky […]

Broadcast TV Shut Out Of Globe Noms

The shutout, believed to be for the first time, of the broadcast networks — ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, The CW and PBS — made for a seemingly awkward situation for NBC, which will host the awards ceremony Jan. 5 and covered the nominations live on Today. It was a crowining moment for Netflix, which got 17 TV nods, to go with its 17 on the movie side.

Ricky Gervais Returning To Host 2020 Golden Globe Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Look out Hollywood, Ricky Gervais is returning to host the Golden Globe Awards. Gervais memorably hosted the Globes from 2010 to 2012, skewering many of the attendees with irreverent jokes. He also lampooned the organization that hosts the Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It will be the fifth time Gervais […]

Ellen DeGeneres To Receive Carol Burnett Award

Stand-up comedian, award-winning talk show host and humanitarian Ellen DeGeneres is set to be honored with the second Carol Burnett Award at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards which will take place on January 5, 2020. The Carol Burnett Award is presented to someone who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on and/or off the screen.

Golden Globes Group Gives $3.8M In Grants

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger said he has a hard time saying anything positive about President Donald Trump when he hosted the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual grants dinner on Wednesday night. The former California governor remembered when he was asked a couple questions about Trump during an interview before being offered to […]

2020 Golden Globes Get Airdate On NBC

The Golden Globe Awards will keep their spot as the first big awards show of the 2020 season. NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Friday that the Golden Globes will air Jan. 5, 2020. As they have the past two years, the awards will air the first Sunday in January.

Stars Use Golden Globes Stage To Push For More Diversity

Diversity was once again front and center at the Golden Globe Awards as multiple winners used the kudocast as a bully pulpit to advocate for greater inclusion efforts throughout the entertainment industry.