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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the timeline leading up to next year’s Golden Globes ceremony and set the date for the show itself, which will take place two days before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announces the nominations for the Oscars.
The HFPA set the Golden Globes for Jan. 13, 2013. It will air live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, starting at 8pm on the East Coast.
Nominations will be announced on Dec. 13 at 8pm, again, live on NBC. The winner of the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award will be announced on Nov. 1.
The Golden Globes are produced by Dick Clark Productions and are usually seen as a lighter version of the Academy Awards. This year’s show was hosted by British comic Ricky Gervais and drew an average of 16.9 million viewers. They are also frequently a good predictor of who will win Oscars. This year’s ceremony saw eventual Best Picture Oscar-winner The Artist take home the Golden Globe for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical and Jean Dujardin won both the Oscar for Best Actor and Best Actor - Comedy or Musical.
The 70th annual edition of the ceremony will be held two days before the Academy announces its nominations on Jan. 15. Oscars will be handed out on Feb. 24, 2013.