Ricky Gervais Opens the 2016 Golden Globes
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Returning to the same stage where he brought his acerbic sense of humor to Hollywood, Ricky Gervais will host "The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards," set for January 10, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The three-hour ceremony serves as the official kickoff to awards season and will be aired live coast to coast 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Gervais, an Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner, previously hosted the Globes for three consecutive years from 2010-12. The star-studded awards show celebrates the best in television and motion picture achievements.
Denzel Washington is this year's recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, chosen by the HFPA Board of Directors. The annual award honors talented individuals who have had a significant impact on the world of entertainment. This year's Golden Globe nominees include Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Matt Damon, Amy Schumer, Will Smith, Melissa McCarthy and more.
Actress Corinne Foxx, daughter of Golden Globe Award winner Jamie Foxx, is this year's Miss Golden Globe.
"The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards" will be seen in more than 236 countries worldwide and is one of the few awards ceremonies that spans both television and motion picture achievements.
NBC will air the "2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special" pre-show (4:00 - 5:00 p.m. PT, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET) just prior to "The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards" on Sunday, January 10 (5:00 - 8:00 p.m. PT; 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET). The "TODAY" show's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Willie Geist and Tamron Hall will host the pre-show, featuring interviews with the biggest stars from television and film, and revealing the eagerly awaited red carpet fashions worn on Hollywood's biggest night.
Lorenzo Soria is President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions, Mike Mahan, President of dick clark productions and Barry Adelman, Executive VP of Television at dick clark productions, will serve as executive producers of "The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards" and the "2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special." In addition, Marilyn Seabury will serve as executive producer of the "2016 Golden Globe Arrivals Special."