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The Golden Globe Awards are special awards that are presented to the best in Television and Cinema as chosen by the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The Golden Globes have been presented every year since 1944. Twenty years later, in 1964, the show would be broadcast to Television viewers. The show has aired every year since then except for 2008.

The awards for excellence in television programming are doled out in separated categories for Comedy and Dramatic programming as well as for mini-series and made for TV motion pictures. The awards presented each year include Best Series, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

The film awards are also unique because they also recognize best film, actor and actress in a comedy/musical as a different category than best film, actor, and actress in a dramatic film. There are also awards for best supporting actor and actress and best director. There is also a special award presented each year for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. This award is called The Cecil B. DeMille Award. Past DeMille award winners include Hollywood heavyweights such as Jodie Foster, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Barbara Streisand, Dustin Hoffman, Clint Eastwood, Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, John Wayne, Bob Hope, Judy Garland and Walt Disney.

The environment for the Golden Globes Telecast is very different from other more traditional award shows. The nominees are seated in a restaurant style table alignment instead of in theatre seating. Up until 2009 there was no official host for the show, but since then comedic actors Ricky Gervais, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey have all handled host duties.

The most recent edition of The Golden Globes Awards featured film wins from Argo and Les Miserables and Television wins for Homeland and Girls.

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The Golden Globe Awards Full Episode Guide

  • Live from the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, join Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler as they return to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards. Woody Allen is honored with the Cecil B. Demille Award.

  • Watch all of your favorite stars as they arrive for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards.

  • Live from the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, join Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler as they host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Jodi Foster is honored with the Cecil B. Demille Award.

  • Watch all of your favorite stars as they arrive for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

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Who Won? Check Out Golden Globe Winners Here!

Did your favorite movie or television show make the cut? Check out the list of winners from the 2013 Golden Globes.

Golden Globe Nominees Are In!

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The 2012 Golden Globes: Watch Ricky Gervais' Insult-Laden Opening Monologue (VIDEO)

If you missed the Golden Globes, you missed yet another performance from a sharp-tongued (and presumably increasingly drunk) Ricky Gervais. Lucky for you, you can see his opening monologue here, complete with insulting jokes. Click through to watch!

The Golden Globes: See the Full List of 2012 Winners!

The Golden Globes are over, Ricky Gervais got in his jabs, and all of the stars got their awards. Who won, who was robbed, and who made terrible acceptance speeches? Find out here and see a full list of the winners!

Golden Globes 2012: The Nominees Are In!

Welcome to awards season! The Golden Globes nominees were announced this morning and there were some noticeable snubs, as well as some surprising inclusions. See the entire list of nominees in all the major categories here.

Ricky Gervais Returns to Host Golden Globes, Hollywood Takes Cover

What do you do when a rude guest insults your friends and ruins your party? If you're the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, apparently you just invite him back next year. Ricky Gervais has once again been offered the hosting gig at the Golden Globes, despite having insulted pretty much everyone in the room last year.

Best Idea Ever: Ricky Gervais Wants to Do the Golden Globes, MST3K Style

Ricky Gervais had a great idea the other day on his blog: do live commentary on the Golden Globes, but do it nowhere near the ceremony itself. No, he's not going to live-tweet it (everybody does that)...he's going to live-podcast it!

Ricky Gervais Requested to Host the Golden Globes...and the Oscars

Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes last year and pretty much delivered what he promised he would - a right proper English dressing down of Hollywood and its phonier element. It was unsparing and it was hilarious, but the Hollywood Foreign Press Association didn't seem to think so. No mind, NBC has reportedly asked Gervais to host the awards show again. Oh, and apparently the Oscars are calling now as well.

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Robert De Niro Accepts Golden Globe Lifetime Achievement Award With Humor

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association honored Little Fockers actor Robert De Niro with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award during the Golden Globe awards ceremony Sunday. The award is given to professionals in the movie industry who have made an exemplary contribution to the movie industry throughout their career. It was named after one of the most successful film director/producer Cecil B DeMille.

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