Golden Globe Awards Fast Facts

Here is a look at the Golden Globe Awards, which ...

Posted: Jan 9, 2019 5:53 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2019 5:53 PM

Here is a look at the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

January 6, 2019 - The 76th Annual Golden Globes are scheduled to take place.

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January 7, 2018 - The 75th Annual Golden Globes are presented in Beverly Hills, California, and air live on NBC with Seth Meyers as host.

Other Facts:
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), a group representing journalists from 55 countries, presents the awards.

The awards are presented in the fields of both television and motion pictures.

The motion picture awards were first presented in 1944.

Awards for television were first presented in 1955.

The Golden Globes were not regularly broadcast on TV until the early 1980s.

On January 7, 2008, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the cancellation of the traditional Golden Globes ceremony due to the ongoing Writers Guild strike. The winners were announced during an hour-long press conference on January 13.

As of January 2019, Meryl Streep is the actor with the most nominations - 31. She has eight wins, also a record.

January 7, 2018 - At the 75th Annual Golden Globes a number of actresses and actors attend the event dressed in black to support the Time's Up movement. The movement, launched at the start of the year by women and men from the entertainment industry, aims to combat sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond.

December 11, 2018 - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announces a new award named the Carol Burnett Award. The award will be given annually to someone who "has made outstanding contributions to television on or off the screen," according to a statement from HFPA.

2019 Winners (Selected):
Best Motion Picture - Drama
"Bohemian Rhapsody"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Glenn Close ("The Wife")

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Rami Malek ("Bohemian Rhapsody")

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
"Green Book"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Olivia Coleman ("The Favourite")

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Christian Bale ("Vice")

Best Director
Alfonso Cuaron ("Roma")

Best TV series - Drama
"The Americans"

Best TV series - Musical or Comedy
"The Kominsky Method"

Complete list of winners

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