Press release from Hollywood Foreign Press Association, June 16, 2016:
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the awards timetable for the “74th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards”. The ceremony will air on NBC live coast-to-coast on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 5:00-8:00pm/PST (8:00-11:00pm/et) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Nominations for “The 74th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards” will be announced at 5:00am/PST (8:00am/et) on Monday, December 12, 2016.
Produced by dick clark productions in association with the HFPA, the Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 236 countries and territories worldwide and are one of the few awards ceremonies to include both motion picture and television achievements.
NBC’s telecast of “The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards” scored as the #1 entertainment telecast on the Big 4 networks for the primetime week of Jan. 4-10, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research, which also ranks the Golden Globe Awards #1 among non-sports programs on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-34, adults 25-54 and all key adult-female demos.
Additionally, the 2016 telecast saw an upward trend in digital and social media statistics. On Twitter, beginning three hours before the live show through 10 minutes after it ended, 4.4 million Golden Globe Awards-related tweets were sent globally, resulting in a total of 1.2 billion views. On Facebook, more than 9 million users globally participated in a total of 19 million interactions on show day, which included posts, comments and likes. During the same period in 2015, 8 million users contributed to 17 million interactions. Instagram, in which 11 million users globally partook in 34 million interactions relating to the awards show, introduced the first implementation of Spotlight Compilations showing how celebrities and fans on Instagram celebrated the Golden Globe Awards.
The deadline for Motion Picture and Television submissions is Monday, October 31, 2016.
For rules, please visit http://www.goldenglobes.com/award-rules%E2%80%A2entry-forms
A timeline of upcoming events follows:
DATE — DEADLINE
Monday, October 31, 2016 — Deadline for submission of Golden Globe Motion Picture and Television entry forms
Friday, November 25, 2016 — Deadline for nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young
Monday, December 5, 2016 — Final screening date for Motion Pictures
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — Final date for Motion Picture press conferences
Friday, December 9, 2016 — Deadline for receipt of nomination ballots by Ernst & Young, at 10 a.m.
Monday, December 12, 2016 — Announcement of nominations for the “74th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards” at 5:00am/PST (8:00am/EST)
Monday, December 19, 2016 — Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 — Deadline for receipt of final ballots by Ernst & Young, at 5 p.m.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 — Presentation of the “74th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards”