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NBC Won't Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid HFPA Controversy
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NBC Won't Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid HFPA Controversy


NBC on Monday said it won't air the 2022 Golden Globe Awards because of progressing discussion with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the association answerable for the honor show.

In front of the honors' 78th yearly function, which broadcasted in February, the Los Angeles Times distributed multiple controversial reports about the HFPA, laying out moral breaches and an absence of assorted portrayal inside the gathering, including zero Black individuals.

"We keep on accepting that the HFPA is focused on significant change. Notwithstanding, change of this size requires some investment and work, and we feel emphatically that the HFPA needs an ideal opportunity to do it right. All things considered, NBC won't air the 2022 Golden Globes," NBC said in an articulation Monday, as indicated by Variety. "Expecting the association executes on its arrangement, we are cheerful we will be in a situation to air the show in January 2023."

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the hosts of the current year's show, started off the February broadcast by tending to the debate head-on, portraying the HFPA as "90 worldwide no Black columnists" who "go to film trips every year looking for a superior life."

"You gotta change that," Fey said.

In a letter delivered following the show, Tina Tchen, president and CEO of the Time's Up Foundation, pummeled the HFPA, asserting that proclamations made by delegates of the gathering previously and during the 2021 show "demonstrate a key absence of comprehension of the profundity of the current issues."

Craig Robinson, leader VP and boss variety official at NBCUniversal, told the LA Times in March the network was urging the HFPA to make "vital changes," including enlisting Black individuals.

"Our apparent quiet on this ought not be compared with aloofness or an absence of concern," Robinson said. "We are treating these issues appropriately, and we additionally comprehend our job and the significance of our part in urging HFPA to make what we consider to be significant changes — and we are utilizing that impact."

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