Well baby! It’s a Golden Globes night, tonight. Are you excited? Well, I am sure you must be pretty excited about the first award show of the year is here. Yes, I am talking about the 77th Golden Globe Awards which are all set to take place on January 5, 2020 (January 6, 2020, as per Indian Standard Time) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
So these Golden Globes 2020 officially kicks off the awards season of the year around the globe followed by upcoming SAG Awards, BAFTA and Oscars 2020. The Golden Globes is hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association which actually sets the ball for Oscars. This award show includes cover for both film and television.
The Golden Globes Awards this year is hosted by Ricky Gervais. The awards show is known to recognize the best performances from the world of television and films. And the 2020 nominations for the Golden Globes were announced a few weeks ago.
Who is going to host the Golden Globes this year?
While last year if you remember Oscar and Emmy were without any host, but English comedian and actor Ricky Gervais this time is returning to commence the ceremony for the fifth time. He will be seen taking the hold of the stage.
Where will the Golden Globes Awards Take Place?
It is going to be a three-hour event that will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel located in Beverly Hills, California.
This time Golden Globes will serve unique as a 100 percent plant-based meal, which according to HFPA is going to be an initiative to raise environmental awareness about food consumption and waste. Items on the main entree will include king oyster mushrooms scallops and wild mushroom risotto, along with roasted baby purple and green Brussels sprouts and carrots. A chilled golden beet soup will be served as an appetizer.
What time the Golden Globes Awards ceremony starts globally and India?
The ceremony in the US will begin on Sunday, 5 January on NBC at 8 p.m. ET/5 pm PT. Whereas in India, it will live telecast the event on 6 January, at 7.30 am.
Where to watch in India
The 77th Golden Globe Awards in India will stream on Colors Infinity, Comedy Central, and Vh1 India.
Nominations This Year
To begin with, the list of nominations seem to be very long. Marriage Story, The Irishman, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood comes as the top contenders this year. While Marriage Story, Netflix’s first Golden Globes best picture nod, leads with six nominations, the other two films have five apiece.
Talking about the television side, Emmy winners Game of Thrones and Fleabag are there in the mix, along with Succession and Big Little Lies. The Crown and Unbelievable have also earned four nominations each, tying with HBO’s Chernobyl for having the most nominations in the television category.
Apart from this, some starry cast like Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Taron Egerton, Al Pacino, and Margot Robbie have bagged a Golden Globes 2020 nomination this year.
In addition, Tom Hanks will be the recipient of the Cecil B DeMille Award, which recognizes a lifetime of achievement in film. Ellen DeGeneres will receive the Carol Burnett Award, which recognizes lifetime achievement in television.
Who are the Presenters?
It has also been revealed that Friends alum Jennifer Aniston, Ford v Ferrari’s Christian Bale, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, Avengers: Endgame actor Chris Evans, Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, The Eternals star Salma Hayek, Black Widow lead Scarlett Johansson, Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas, Hustlers star Jennifer Lopez, No Time To Die star Rami Malek, Aquaman Jason Momoa, Brad Pitt, Birds of Prey star Margot Robbie, and The Morning Show’s Reese Witherspoon among others will be presenting at the Golden Globes this year.
Is there any Pre-Show Coverage?
NBC will start its red-carpet coverage at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT. As usual, it will run its pre-show starting at 6 PM ET / 3 PM PT. You can also stream official red carpet coverage from the Hollywood Foreign Press for free online through Facebook from 6 PM ET / 3 PM PT.
How to watch the ceremony online?
NBC has all the exclusive rights to live stream the entire event, unfortunately, which is unavailable in India. But for Indian viewers to watch the event online, they can access it through Colors Infinity and Comedy Central via Airtel Xstream, JioTV, or Vodafone Play.
So are you guys excited to watch 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020? If yes then be ready for the biggest award show night of the new year is all set to put the stage on fire.