- Golden Globe Awards has been postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic
- Academy Awards will happen on April 25, 2021
- This 12 months’s version was held on January 5
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2021 Golden Globes will happen on February 28, about eight weeks earlier than the 93rd Academy Awards.
Based on Selection, the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation made the announcement on Monday morning. Only a week earlier, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced that the 93rd Academy Awards telecast has been postponed by two months to April 25, 2021.
In mid-Could, Selection was first to report that the Academy was contemplating delaying the large night time within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The organisation stated, “To accommodate each home and worldwide movie and tv productions, the HFPA will present additional steerage round eligibility, voting interval and revised nominations announcement timing within the coming weeks.”
The brand new date implies that the outcomes of the Globes might affect Oscar nominations voting, as the method would not start till every week in a while March 5.
The Golden Globe Awards authority introduced on Twitter, “We’re excited to announce the 78th annual Golden Globe(r) Awards will happen on Sunday, February 28, 2021. The ceremony will air stay coast to coast 5-Eight p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.”
The Golden Globes have often been held on the primary Sunday of the calendar 12 months as a kick-off to the Hollywood awards season. This 12 months’s version was held on January 5 with the HFPA asserting six days later that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler would host the 2021 ceremonies.
Nevertheless, the HFPA didn’t element the format of the Globes however stated the ceremony will air stay on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
The awards are voted on by a gaggle of about 85 journalists who cowl Hollywood for worldwide retailers. Compared, about 8,500 members of the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences can vote for the Oscars.
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