The Golden Globe Awards have discovered a TV dwelling for 2024 at CBS.
The 81st version of the awards present will air Jan. 7 on the published community instantly after an NFL on CBS doubleheader. The present can even stream on Paramount+ and be out there on the CBS app as a part of a brand new deal between CBS and the Golden Globes.
“We’re so proud to convey the Golden Globes to CBS to have fun 81 years of awards present historical past,” stated Jay Penske, CEO, chairman and founding father of Penske Media and proprietor of Dick Clark Productions. “CBS has demonstrated a formidable 30-year dedication to the Grammys and been instrumental to their long-term success. In CBS, we discovered a perfect associate who understands the worth of dwell leisure programming and whose multiplatform distribution mannequin is reflective of how world audiences select to devour content material right now.”
The three-hour present will air dwell from 8 to 11 p.m. ET/ 5 to eight p.m. PT. Stations within the Pacific time zone that air the occasion dwell can even rebroadcast all the telecast in primetime instantly following the dwell presentation.
“Stay leisure and sports activities have been, and can at all times be, an indicator of CBS, and the Globes provides an thrilling new dimension to our first quarter schedule this yr,” stated George Cheeks, president and CEO of CBS. “The January timing additionally supplies the additional benefit of one more signature platform to advertise the return of CBS’ new primetime schedule in February.”
Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are the chief producing showrunners of the 81st Annual Golden Globes through White Cherry Leisure. Weiss can even direct the telecast. Dick Clark Productions will produce.
The deal brings the Golden Globes again to CBS for the primary time since 1982, when the Eye community dropped the telecast over issues that the members of the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation had awarded a “new star of the yr” prize to Pia Zadora. That Zadora win has develop into a little bit of Globes lore, because it was extensively believed on the time that HFPA members had been influenced to vote for her because of lavish journeys and presents they have been supplied. The HFPA by no means fairly shook that popularity through the years, and people form of issues remained up by means of 2021. That’s when an L.A. Occasions expose over the group’s ethics (and issues over a scarcity of a various membership) triggered an overhaul of the HFPA — which finally dissolved and bought the Globes to Eldridge Industries (and later, a three way partnership between Eldridge and Dick Clark Prods.)
However in between, the Globes managed to revive itself — first through TNT, the place the kudocast ran from 1989 to 1995, after which through a cope with NBC that put the present again on broadcast in 1996. From there, it shot to nice heights and have become the second most-watched awards present on tv, solely behind the Oscars. That finally led to an enormous bucks license charge with NBC, price a reported $60 million a yr. Till the underside fell out in 2021, and NBC declined to run the published in 2022. This previous yr, NBC agreed to a one-year deal to air yet one more Globes. However after that, the awards present was again available on the market.
In accordance with sources, CBS had initially handed on choosing up the Globes, as had Amazon Prime Video and Netflix (which is targeted this yr on its new deal to televise the SAG Awards). Others have been believed to have provided low-ball license charges. NBC, in the meantime, hadn’t shut the door all the way in which on bringing the Globes again, however already had an NFL Sunday Night time Soccer sport on Jan. 7 — the night time that the Globes had confirmed for the 2024 ceremony.
This can be a landmark yr for the Globes, because it marks the primary ceremony since Dick Clark Prods. and Eldridge Industries acquired the awards present’s belongings, rights and properties from the now-defunct Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation. (Selection guardian PMC owns Dick Clark Prods. in a three way partnership with Eldridge.)
It additionally comes following a serious overhaul of the Globes’ administration crew and its membership physique, together with those that vote on the awards. Golden Globes president Helen Hoehne was joined in August by former Selection editor Tim Grey, who now serves as govt vp on the group. Collectively, the 2 have been charged with evolving the entity — and in time for this yr’s voting.