The 75th annual Golden Globes are solely days away, and one of the best and brightest of showbiz shall be out to have fun their accomplishments. The Golden Globes are at all times definitely worth the watch, even when the gaffes aren’t essentially fairly as unimaginable because the one which rocked the Oscars final 12 months. From the grand opening to the host monologue to any flubs that occur alongside the way in which, the Golden Globes usually make for an entertaining few hours of tv. In previous years, you needed to depend on broadcast TV to look at, however that will not be the case for 2018. The awards shall be live-streamed for the primary time ever this 12 months.
NBC and the Hollywood International Press Affiliation have solidified a deal giving NBC the rights to stream the Golden Globes in a number of methods, together with through the community’s web site and its cellular app for the comfort of pay TV subscribers. If the NBC choices do not work for everyone, the awards present can even be streamable through different companies, together with DirecTV Now, Fubo TV, Hulu Reside TV, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV. Deadline studies that the efforts to achieve a streaming settlement signify an acknowledgment that many shoppers these days don’t subscribe to cable or satellite tv for pc TV. Streamers and cord cutters have compelled the trade to alter.
The reactions to final 12 months’s Golden Globes on social media could have motivated the parents at NBC to make certain and work out a streaming deal. NBC had marketed that individuals might comply with dwell protection of the 2017 Golden Globes, which many took to imply that NBC could be streaming the occasion dwell. As an alternative, the protection got here within the type of tweets, and folks have been so sad that they took to Twitter themselves to vent.
Internet hosting the Golden Globes this 12 months shall be none apart from Seth Meyers, who hosts Late Night time with Seth Meyers on weeknights for NBC. This may mark the second consecutive 12 months that an NBC late night time host tackles the function of Golden Globes grasp of ceremonies. Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Present led the occasion in 2017 more or less successfully.
It needs to be enjoyable to see how the 2 evaluate as hosts of the Golden Globes. Fallon is commonly known as one of many goofiest late night time personalities these days, with Seth Meyers going for considerably extra grounded and political humor. Whereas we are able to most likely rule out Sean Spicer showing on the Golden Globes the way in which he did for the Emmys, I would not be shocked to see Meyers getting political in the course of the present, though most likely with much less chew than on his present. We’ll have to attend and see.
The Golden Globes kick off on Sunday, January 7 at eight p.m. ET on NBC or one of many streaming companies. For those who’re not up on all of the folks and exhibits which are within the operating for prime prizes on Sunday, check out our rundowns of TV nominations and movie nominations. To your different viewing choices within the new 12 months, check out our midseason TV premiere guide and our 2018 Netflix premiere schedule.