Official Kick Off to 2018 Awards Season Begins with THE 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS®, Jan. 7 on CTV


TORONTODec. 11, 2017 /CNW/ – Hosted by late night talk show host and comedian Seth Meyers (LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS), THE 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS, which celebrates the best in television and film, officially kicks off the 2018 awards season, airing Sunday, Jan. 7 live across the country at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CTV and CTV GO (check local listings). New this season, before the hardware is handed out in January, CTV delivers the star-studded GOLDEN GLOBES 75THANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, airing this coming Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.

Today’s announcement follows this morning’s nominations for THE 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS, with Bell Media programming garnering a total of 24 nominations, including including three out of five nods in the Best Television Series – Drama category for THIS IS US, THE HANDMAID’S TALE, and GAME OF THRONES; six nominations for HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES including Best Performance nods for series stars Nicole KidmanReese WitherspoonAlexander SkarsgardLaura Dern, and Shailene Woodley; Best Performance  nods for Freddie Highmore (THE GOOD DOCTOR), Chrissy Metzand Sterling K. Brown (THIS IS US), Elizabeth Moss (THE HANDMAID’S TALE), Liev Schreiber (RAY DONOVAN), and Kyle MacLachlan (TWIN PEAKS); while SHOWTIME’s new buzz-worthy comedy series SMILF garnered two major nominations in its first season. CraveTV is streaming all of SHOWTIME’s Golden Globe-nominated programming, including SMILF, TWIN PEAKS, and RAY DONOVAN, as well as HBO’s BIG LITTLE LIES, and THE HANDMAID’S TALE. The Movie Network and HBO Canada subscribers can stream all HBO’s Golden Globe-nominated programming now on TMN GO. A full list of this year’s nominations is available at

Hosted by Eric McCormack and Debra Messing, who have a combined 13 Golden Globe nominations between them, the two-hour event special GOLDEN GLOBES 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (Dec. 13)highlights the best moments spanning the past seven-and-a-half decades of the Golden Globes. Featuring the biggest film and TV stars of all time, red carpet highlights, and fashion throughout the past 75 years, the special also features new and exclusive interviews with Amy AdamsJake GyllenhaalChristine LahtiNicole KidmanJulia RobertsJacob TremblayKate WinsletBrad Goreski, and more.

Celebrating glamour, humor, heartfelt speeches, and classic moments from what has been dubbed as Hollywood’s “Party of the Year”, GOLDEN GLOBES 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL also includes comedic highlights from past hosts and presenters and a countdown of the best Golden Globe Award-winning movies of all time, as selected by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). An encore presentation of the anniversary special airs New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO; Sunday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. ET on E!, and will be available for viewing on-demand at


Front-and-centre for all of the red carpet action, CTV’s ETALK kicks-off the awards season by bringing viewers exclusive GOLDEN GLOBE access and coverage as the only Canadian outlet with a platform position on the GOLDEN GLOBE red carpet. ETALK Anchors Ben Mulroney and Danielle Graham report from L.A., delivering exclusive one-on-one interviews with Hollywood’s elite. ETALK also dishes on the night’s best moments and the post-show party circuit with ETALK‘s exclusive GOLDEN GLOBE® coverage airing Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO (visit to confirm local listings). Plus, extended highlights and interviews from the red carpet will be available online at, and viewers can follow @EtalkCTV on social media for the latest breaking news surrounding the GOLDEN GLOBES.

E! kicks off its GOLDEN GLOBES party Sunday, Jan. 7 with its signature specials: beginning with the two-hour COUNTDOWN TO THE RED CARPET: THE 2018 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (4 p.m. ET), featuring behind-the-scenes preparations, insider interviews, nominee predictions, and fashion forecasting. E!’s official red carpet pre-show, LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET: THE 2018 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (6 p.m. ET), gives viewers a front-row seat to see the stars and all the excitement with live coverage of the fashion, flair, glitz, and glamour. Then, E! AFTER PARTY: THE 2018 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (11 p.m. ET) recaps the most memorable highlights from the star-studded night.

The GOLDEN GLOBES is the second most-watched entertainment event last broadcast year, second to CTV’s broadcast of THE OSCARS.





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Source: Numeris, 2016-17 Broadcast Year (Sept.19, 2016 – May 26, 2017). Final data.


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