The 2020 Golden Globes Are Right Around the Corner

Emma Dibdin
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From Oprah Magazine

  • The 2020 Golden Globes will take place on Sunday, January 5, 2020.
  • The show will be broadcast live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California.
  • The list of Golden Globe nominations will be announced on Monday, December 9 at 8 a.m. ET.

Though it's hard to believe, awards season is just around the corner now that the blanket of darkness (a.k.a. Daylight Savings) is upon us. Which means it's time to start planning out those viewing parties, figuring out which frontrunners you still need to see, and maybe making a few early predictions.

As usual, the Golden Globes will celebrate the very best of both movies and television. But one thing will be different about awards season this year: it's happening a little earlier. The 2020 Oscars are slated for February 9, and every other awards show—the Screen Actors Guild, Directors Guild, Writers Guild, and Producers Guilt Awards—has also been bumped up earlier on the calendar.

Considering the Globes will air just days after the new year, you're gonna want to mark down this information.

When are the 2020 Golden Globes?

The ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California. Based on the timing of previous ceremonies, the awards will begin at 8 p.m. ET, with the red carpet running for roughly three hours beforehand.

How can I watch the Golden Globes?

The ceremony will be broadcast live on NBC. Both NBC and E! will broadcast live coverage from the red carpet. E!'s Live From the Red Carpet special will begin at 6 p.m. ET, while NBC's carpet coverage will begin an hour later at 7 p.m. ET.

If you prefer to stream the show, you can use your cable login to access the feed on NBC.com or the NBC app. Last year, the telecast was also available to stream through several platforms including Hulu Live TV, DirecTV Now, Sling TV, YouTube TV and Fubo TV.

Who are the 2020 nominees?

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The nominations haven't been announced yet. That announcement will take place on Monday, December 9 at 8 a.m. ET. However, we do know one of the night's big winners already: Ellen DeGeneres will be receiving the Carol Burnett Award, a special honor that celebrates people who have made outstanding contributions to the television medium.

“The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is delighted to honor Ellen DeGeneres with the Carol Burnett Award,” HFPA President Lorenzo Soria said in a statement, per Entertainment Weekly. “From her sitcoms, to stand-up, to becoming a household staple on daytime television, she is a pioneer who has captivated audiences for nearly 25 years with her undeniable charm and wit. In addition to her television success, she’s an advocate and philanthropist, lending her voice to those who don’t have one, and spreading kindness and joy through the power of her platform. We look forward to celebrating her achievements at this year’s ceremony.”

Who is presenting at the 2020 Golden Globes?

The presenters also haven't been announced yet—the full list typically comes out gradually over the two weeks leading up to the ceremony. Last year's presenters included Harrison Ford, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Sterling K. Brown, Taraji P. Henson, and William H. Macy.

Who is hosting the show?

Ricky Gervais is set to host the show for the fifth time.

“Once again, they've made me an offer I can’t refuse. But this is the very last time I’m doing this, which could make for a fun evening,” Gervais said in a statement.

“When Ricky Gervais is at the helm of the Golden Globes Awards, we can always expect the unexpected,” President of the HFPA Lorenzo Soria added. “We’re excited to see it all unfold on Jan. 5!”

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Who won at the 2019 Golden Globes?

Last year's big winners included Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star Is Born, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Killing Eve. Based on their success at the Emmys this year, Fleabag, Chernobyl and Game of Thrones are safe bets on the TV side, though they'll be up against several shows that weren't eligible for Emmy consideration, including season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale, season 2 of Big Little Lies, and the first season of Apple's The Morning Show.


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As for movies, Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, Bong Joon-ho's Parasite, Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story, and Greta Gerwig's Little Women are among the predicted frontrunners, while Renee Zellweger is getting a lot of early buzz for her performance as Judy Garland in the biopic Judy.

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