Key Dates for 2012 Golden Globe Awards Announced
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards date has been set. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced on Thursday morning, April 28, that the ceremony is scheduled on Sunday, January 15, 2012.
Other key dates announced include a November 4 deadline for submission of Golden Globe entry forms, a November 9 schedule for Cecil B. DeMille Award Announcement, and a December 15 schedule for "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" nomination announcement. Meanwhile, January 11, 2012, is set as a deadline for receipt of final ballots by Ernst & Young.
The official broadcaster is yet to be announced. For the last two decades, the show has been aired on NBC. However, in 2010 the HFPA sued the production company, accusing the company of negotiating a new broadcast deal without permission. The producer, defending NBC, claimed that the contract was valid. As a result, a trial to resolve the broadcast rights is scheduled for September.
Key Dates for 2012 Golden Globe Awards:
- Friday, October 28, 2011: Final date for press conferences for Television entries
- Friday, November 4, 2011: Deadline for submission of Golden Globe entry forms
- Wednesday, November 9, 2011: Cecil B. DeMille Award Announcement
- Thursday, December 1, 2011: Deadline for nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young
- Wednesday, December 7, 2011: Final screening date for Motion Pictures
- Thursday, December 8, 2011: Final date for Motion Picture press conferences
- Monday, December 12, 2011: Deadline for receipt of nomination ballots by Ernst & Young
- Thursday, December 15, 2011: Announcement of nominations for The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
- Friday, December 16, 2011: Deadline for receipt of media credential applications
- Monday, December 26, 2011: Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members
- Friday, December 30, 2011: Deadline for receipt of publicist credential applications
- Wednesday, January 11, 2012: Deadline for receipt of final ballots by Ernst & Young
- Sunday, January 15, 2012: Presentation of The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
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