Golden Globes telecast draws near-record low audience
NBC’s telecast for the 80th Golden Globes on Tuesday averaged a near-record low of 6.25 million viewers, the second-smallest audience for the annual ceremony, and only slightly better than the viewership garnered by the Globes press conference held during the 2008 writers’ strike.
Review: The good, the bad and the Tuesday of the 2023 Globes
Tuesday night doesn’t really scream “glamorous awards show.” Hollywood, in large part, turned out too, acting as though it wasn’t a rainy weekday in Southern California and as though they hadn’t just a year ago protested the existence of the show. Brad Pitt and Angela Bassett came.news.yahoo.com
Golden Globes, hobbled by scandal, set to announce noms
After scandal and boycott plunged the Hollywood Foreign Press Association into disarray and knocked the Golden Globes broadcast off television for a year, the annual film and television awards are set to announce nominations Monday. Nominations to the 80th Golden Globe Awards will be announced 8:35 a.m. EST Monday by George and Mayan Lopez, who will read the nominees on NBC's “Today” show. The Globes will be telecast Jan. 10, with stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael hosting.news.yahoo.com
SNL Reveals Just How Unhinged Will Smith Was at the Oscars
NBCAfter opening this week’s show with a grab bag of Fox News controversies, Saturday Night Live ultimately dug deep on last weekend’s Oscars insanity about midway through the episode with a sketch that imagined how some of the seat-fillers surrounding Will Smith may have reacted to him slapping Chris Rock out of nowhere.Cast member Chris Redd took on the role of Smith—doing his best in Jay Pharoah’s absence—with host Jerrod Carmichael playing one of the actor’s biggest fans.“I don’t want to sounews.yahoo.com
Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for 1st virtual edition
The film will debut at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. (Sundance Film Festival via AP)Sundance Institute programs. Organizers on Tuesday unveiled a robust and diverse slate for the festival, which will be largely virtual due to the pandemic. Yutani said that the Sesame Street documentary, “Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street” is likely to be a crowd favorite. “We all are so excited about the possibility of encountering people who’ve never been to the festival," Jackson said.