Critics Choice CEO Slams HFPA as ‘Hostile and Desperate’ Over Scheduling Golden Globes on the Same Day

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Critics Choice CEO Slams HFPA as ‘Hostile and Desperate’ Over Scheduling Golden Globes on the Same Day
Update, 9:30 p.m. Et: The Critics Choice Association swiftly responded to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s announcement that it will present the next Golden Globe Awards on January 9 — the same day as the Critics Choice Awards.

“To announce that they intend to reveal winners on January 9 seems like a hostile and desperate act,” Cca CEO Joey Berlin told IndieWire.

Berlin pointed out that his organization in May announced the Critics Choice Awards would be held on that date, which as was the case with the last two pre-pandemic shows, are Sundays in the second week in January. The 2019 and 2020 Golden Globes were both held the week after.

Amid backlash against the HFPA, NBC announced in May that it would not broadcast the 2022 Globes. Some suggested that the Critics Choice Awards could serve as a kind of replacement for the Globes.

“For the HFPA to jump on our date
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