LOS ANGELES — The 2021 Golden Globes will happen on Feb. 28, a date that the Oscars deserted final week in an effort to salvage its 93rd installment within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation, the small group of journalists that palms out the Globes, had not beforehand introduced a date for the 78th ceremony. The Globes have taken place in January since 1973, partly as a result of the press affiliation likes to set the tempo for the Academy Awards race — or not less than strive. The February slot will enable the Globes to keep up that place. The Oscars had been rescheduled for April 25, with the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences emphasizing that it chosen that date by consulting with the Los Angeles County Division of Public Well being.
The press affiliation, which collaborates with Dick Clark Productions and NBC to placed on the televised Globes ceremony, gave no rationalization for its choice. It additionally didn’t say how the February date would have an effect on movie and tv sequence eligibility, which usually adheres to the calendar yr. The window for finest image consideration on the coming Academy Awards was prolonged to Feb. 28 from Dec. 31 to make up for the closing of theaters between March and June due to the pandemic.
As beforehand introduced, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the 2021 Globes, which the press affiliation stated on Monday would proceed to be “Hollywood’s occasion of the yr.” It’s going to happen as regular on the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ms. Fey and Ms. Poehler final hosted the freewheeling present in 2015.
The Globes entice a tv viewers of roughly 18 million.
In one other awards-show postponement, the Critics’ Selection Affiliation said on Monday that its 26th annual ceremony will happen on March 7 with Taye Diggs because the host. The Critics’ Selection Awards present, broadcast by the CW, sometimes takes place in January.
The pandemic has thrown a wrench into Hollywood’s awards equipment. Many artwork movies that had been scheduled for launch by the top of the yr are nonetheless unfinished. Tastemaker occasions just like the Cannes Movie Pageant have been disrupted. With theaters closed, the organizations behind the Globes and the Oscars stated within the spring that streaming movies, for the primary time, might skip a theatrical launch completely and nonetheless be eligible.