Golden Globes will be back on NBC in 2023, after a year off-air, sources told The Hollywood Reporter. 

The network is trying for a Jan 10 airing date, which is a Tuesday. Historically, the Globes have taken place on a Sunday in January, but the first Sunday of 2023 is New Year’s and the second – Jan 8 – marks the last day of the NFL regular season, thus creating a clash with NBC Sunday Night Football. The third available date is Jan 15, which has been taken by the Critics Choice Awards, prompting a switch to Tuesday. 

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the Globes, has been embattled since the time before the 2021 ceremony when a series of Los Angeles Times articles revealed that the HFPA included zero black people among its 87 members at that time. There were also reports of unethical conduct and improper financial practices, prompting many to call for a boycott of the Golden Globes, with Tom Cruise even returning his award, and NBC declined to air the ceremony in 2022.

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In a statement, NBC had said at that time, “We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform. However, change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right.” 

The HFPA soon made a slew of changes including banning members from accepting gifts, removing a cap on the addition of new members, and adding 21 people – all black. However, moving ahead with the Globes in 2022 led to more problems and several high-profile exits, including a crisis PR advisor and the HFPA’s longtime PR firm. 

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While many within Hollywood still consider the HFPA shady, there are some sympathizers who recognize the value of the second-largest award after the Oscars. The HFPA has capitalized on this divide, saying they’ve “answered the call for change” and “increased diversity, transparency and accountability.”, but it remains to be seen who works with the body or appears for the award ceremony, in the coming months.