Viacom18 to simulcast Golden Globes on Colors Infinity, Vh1 & Comedy Central

MUMBAI: Viacom18’s three channels Colors Infinity, Vh1 and Comedy Central are all set to kick-start this year’s international awards fever by airing the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in India.


The evening will be simulcast across all three channels straight from Beverly Hills, California on 11 January at 7.30 am with a primetime repeat at 9 pm.


While this is the first time for Colors Infinity and Comedy Central to air the prestigious awards, Vh1 will be airing the Golden Globe Awards for the fifth time in a row with Erstwhile Golden Globe winner, Ricky Gervais returning with his sensational humour as host for the third consecutive year.


Viacom 18 EVP and business head English entertainment Ferzad Palia said, “After airing the prestigious and critically acclaimed Golden Globe Awards on Vh1 for four years in a row, we are excited to present yet another edition of the Golden Globes; this time, across all our English Entertainment channels. All nominees are well-deserving and we are especially happy with Colors Infinity’s show Mr. Robot leading the television nominations. With the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, we kick start the year with one of the most glamorous and prestigious awards on television.”


Carol leads the race this year in the films category with a maximum of five nominations. The other major nominations include Mad Max - Fury RoadBrooklyn and The Martian. The evening will witness a fight for the coveted award by actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Will Smith, Matt Damon, Al Pacino and Jennifer Lawrence, to name a few.


Two time golden-globe award winner Denzel Washington will be honoured with 2016 Cecil B. DeMille Award for his outstanding contribution both on screen and behind the camera. His achievements as a filmmaker and a performer have earned him a total of seven nominations across the years.


In the television categories, Robot leads the nominations followed by shows like Game of Thrones, Orange is the New Black and Fargo.

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