The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has staked its claim to Jan. 16 as the date for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards.
The telecast will air live on NBC from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. PST from the Beverly Hilton.
Produced by Dick Clark Prods. in association with the HFPA, the Golden Globes are viewed in more than 160 countries worldwide.
This year’s telecast, which aired live on the West Coast for the first time in years, garnered a 14% viewership boost from the 2009 kudocast. It delivered NBC’s biggest non-sports aud in the time period in six years.