How to watch the Golden Globes

When awards season rolls around, they don’t come much bigger than the Golden Globes, which sit behind only the Oscars when it comes to recognising Hollywood’s best movies. We’re all used to spending the next morning arguing about who should have won what, but the really committed will try to watch the Golden Globes live – though if you want to watch from the UK you might be in for a late night.

When are the 2019 Golden Globes?

The 2019 Golden Globes will be held in LA’s Beverly Hilton Hotel from 5pm PT/8pm ET on Sunday 6 January 2019, but they’ll be broadcast on TV and online around the world – it works out as 1am on Monday 7 January here in the UK.

Which channel are the Golden Globes on?

If you’re in the US, the Golden Globes are airing exclusively on NBC, with red carpet and pre-show coverage beginning an hour before the ceremony itself. In the UK, no channel has picked up the rights to the ceremony, so you won’t be able to watch along from your TV – but don’t worry, there are still ways to watch live if you want to.

How to watch the Golden Globes online

US viewers who won’t be near a TV have a few options – head to the NBC website to stream the whole show live, or watch it through the NBC app for your device of choice – just remember that you’ll need your cable login to access it.

If you don’t have cable, there are still a few options. Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, and PlayStation Vue will all be streaming the ceremony live, and while they’re all paid-for services, each offers a free trial you could sign up for ahead of time – just remember to cancel again before you get billed.

If you’re in the UK and want to watch live, your only option is to use a VPN to access one of the above streams. Our current top VPN recommendation is NordVPN, but take a look at our full VPN ranking to find out more. Once you’ve chosen a VPN, set it to the US, and then sign up for a free trial of one of the above platforms so that you can watch along live – though bear in mind that you might need a US credit card or address in order to sign up.

Who is hosting the 2019 Golden Globes?

This year the show is being joint hosted by comedians and actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, which means we should be in for a funny time if nothing else.

Who is nominated for the Golden Globes?

There are a whopping 25 categories this year, so we haven’t listed them all here – but we have gathered up all the nominees for what we think are the biggest categories you’re likely to care about.

Remember that unlike the Oscars, the Globes splits films up into ‘Drama’ and ‘Musical or Comedy’, which does sometimes mean you get some slightly odd splits.

It’s usually the studios that decide which category they want to go for, hence oddities like the very musical A Star Is Born coming under the ‘Drama’ section!

Best Motion Picture – Drama

  • Black Panther
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • A Star Is Born

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Vice

Best Director

  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
  • Peter Farrelly, Green Book
  • Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
  • Adam McKay, Vice

Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

  • Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born
  • Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
  • Lucas Hedges, Boy Erased
  • Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

  • Christian Bale, Vice
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
  • Robert Redford, The Old Man & the Gun
  • John C Reilly, Stan & Ollie

Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama

  • Glenn Close, The Wife
  • Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born
  • Nicole Kidman, Destroyer
  • Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Rosamund Pike, A Private War

Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

  • Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns
  • Olivia Colman, The Favourite
  • Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade
  • Charlize Theron, Tully
  • Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians

Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture

  • Mahershala Ali, Green Book
  • Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy
  • Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
  • Richard E Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Sam Rockwell, Vice

Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

  • Amy Adams, Vice
  • Claire Foy, First Man
  • Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Emma Stone, The Favourite
  • Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

Best Screenplay

  • Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
  • Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
  • Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Adam McKay, Vice
  • Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie, Green Book

Best Original Score

  • Marco Beltrami, A Quiet Place
  • Alexandre Desplat, Isle of Dogs
  • Ludwig Goransson, Black Panther
  • Justin Hurwitz, First Man
  • Marc Shaiman, Mary Poppins Returns

Best Original Song

  • ‘All the Stars’, Black Panther
  • ‘Girl in the Movies’, DUMPLIN’
  • ‘Requiem for a Private War’, A Private War
  • ‘Revelation’, Boy Erased
  • ‘Shallow’, A Star Is Born

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Capernaum
  • Girl
  • Never Look Away
  • Roma
  • Shoplifters

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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