Wednesday, May 18

Golden Globes: how and at what time to follow the 2022 edition?

The Golden Globes usually start the awards season. But this year will be an exception. If the 79th ceremony will take place on January 9, no red carpet, no host, no audience, no program are planned.

This is the result of a general boycott of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which is criticized for not being in tune with racial, ethnic and gender diversity. The latter reacted by promising to carry out the necessary reforms, without canceling the holding of the 79th ceremony. Which will not be broadcast on television, the American channel NBC having also decided to stay away.

“We continue to believe that the HFPA is engaged in meaningful reform. However, a change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we are convinced that the HFPA needs time to do it properly. In fact, NBC will not broadcast the Golden Globes ceremony in 2022. In the event that the plan is executed on time, we are confident that we will be able to broadcast the ceremony in 2023, ”she said. let know, via a press release published last May.

What’s going to happen ?

According to the American press, a live retransmission and streaming could be set up. But as of this writing, no official information on this point has been released. According to HFPA President Helen Hoehne, this ceremony will be light years away from what the Golden Globes have been in previous years. “We realize it’s a different year, so we’re going to try something different on January 9,” she explains to the US site. Variety.

Also, given the health crisis, only a few handpicked members will be able to attend the awards ceremony. Those present must be vaccinated and have a negative test within 48 hours. In addition to revealing the name of the winners, the HFPA intends to highlight its commitments to various associations, and its actions with the populations. A way of highlighting the positive within an organization which promises to have already begun its metamorphosis with the appointment of 21 new members (out of a total of 86) and a total overhaul of its operating mode. It remains to be seen whether this will be enough to convince their detractors.

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