It’s that time again, folks! Tinseltown preps for its annual night of glitz, gowns, and golden trophies as the 81st Golden Globe Awards descend upon the Beverly Hilton tonight. Mark your calendars for Sunday, January 7th, 2024, and get ready for a star-studded evening celebrating the best in film and television. But before the champagne corks start popping, let’s make sure you have all the essentials for a perfect Golden Globes night in.
So, grab your popcorn and champagne flutes, because here’s your ultimate guide to the 2024 Golden Globes:
Where to Watch the Red Carpet Unfurl:
The red carpet rolls out at 3:30 PM PT/6:30 PM ET, and trust me, you won’t want to miss it. Witness fashion’s finest drape their creations on Hollywood’s A-listers, catch hilarious (and maybe awkward) interview moments, and soak up all the pre-award show buzz. Tune in to Variety for their live stream and get your first glimpse of the night’s sartorial surprises.
Catch the Ceremony Live (and Online):
The main event kicks off at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET. For the first time in decades, the Golden Globes return to their CBS home, so grab the remote and settle in for three hours of awards, acceptance speeches, and maybe even a surprise musical number or two. If you’re a cord-cutter, no worries! You can stream the ceremony live on Paramount+, though you’ll need the Showtime add-on for the full experience.
Who’s Up for Gold? The Nominees You Can’t Miss:
This year’s race for a Golden Globe is a tight one, with some familiar faces and exciting newcomers battling it out for glory. In the film category, the plastic fantastic “Barbie” leads the pack with nine nominations, while Christopher Nolan’s historical epic “Oppenheimer” follows closely with eight. On the television side, the hilarious mockumentary “Abbott Elementary” and the ever-popular “Succession” are neck-and-neck for Best Comedy Series, while miniseries “The Last of Us” and “The Crown” promise a fierce drama showdown.
Beyond the Awards: Where to Catch the Nominees:
Of course, the Golden Globes are just the appetizer. If you’re looking to dive deeper into the nominated films and TV shows, here’s your cheat sheet:
- Streaming options: Many nominees are readily available on streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, and Paramount+. Check if your favorites are there and get your binge-watching on!
- Rental services: Not all of the nominees have made their way to streaming yet. Fear not! Renting them on platforms like Amazon Prime Video or Apple TV is a great way to catch up before the ceremony.
- Head to the cinema: Some, like Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer”, are still holding out for their big-screen debuts. So, grab your popcorn and immerse yourself in the cinematic experience!
Stay Social and Join the Fun:
The Golden Globes are all about celebrating the magic of entertainment, and what better way to do that than joining the online conversation? Follow your favorite stars and TV shows on social media, share your predictions and reactions using the hashtag #GoldenGlobes, and be a part of the buzz!
With all this information in your arsenal, you’re now officially prepped for a glamorous and entertaining Golden Globes night. So, put on your finest PJs, gather your friends and family, and get ready to celebrate the best in film and television. Remember, the champagne is cold, the nominees are ready, and the red carpet awaits! Let the Golden Globes begin!