The Golden Globes are saying “goodbye” to having the ceremony televised on NBC.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will nonetheless honor the most effective in films and TV for the Golden Globes subsequent year, in accordance with the Wrap, nonetheless, the present will not air on NBC in a reside telecast.
“The HFPA plans to recognize the performances of 2021 to celebrate the great work of the industry this past year at the 79th annual Golden Globes,” a supply advised the outlet.
The report mentioned it’s unknown how the awards will be handed out and whether or not or not there will be a telecast in any respect.
HFPA President Helen Hoehne and interim CEO Todd Boehly despatched a memo to publicists and studios on Oct. 8 that outlined the brand new guidelines and rules for submitting tasks for award consideration.
NBC mentioned in May that it could not air the present in 2022.
“We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform. However, change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right,” the community mentioned. “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.”
The rankings for the 2021 ceremony plummeted to an all-time low with Nielsen rankings recorded at 6.9 million viewers. The earlier year’s present noticed 18.3 million viewers.
Marvel star Scarlett Johansson called out the HFPA earlier this year as effectively over the dearth of variety within the group’s board. The actress mentioned it’s time for Hollywood to distance itself from the affiliation.
She referred to as the group “an organization that was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein to amass momentum for Academy recognition.”
“Unless there is necessary fundamental reform within the organization, I believe it is time that we take a step back from the HFPA,” she mentioned on the time.