The Golden Globes 2014 live streaming and TV time arrive on Sunday, Jan. 12 as viewers prepare to see who takes home all of the big awards in movies and television. Fan favorites like Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Meryl Streep are just a few of the movie stars up for awards. Television shows such as "Big Bang Theory," "Breaking Bad," and "The Good Wife," are among those looking to claim trophies, in addition to major movies, and other actors and actresses from various entertainment. It's the 71st annual edition of the show, with televised awards show coverage and live stream Golden Globes specials from the red carpet ahead of the main event.
The LA Times reported on Jan. 11 that tonight's Golden Globes start time is 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time or 5 p.m. PT from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The latest edition of the show will be hosted by Primetime Emmy hosts and TV actresses Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, both of whom are alumni of "Saturday Night Live" from NBC. Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr., Naomi Watts, Mila Kunis and Jennifer Lawrence are just a few of the Golden Globes presenters scheduled to appear on stage tonight.
Among the big nominees in movies this year are David O. Russel's "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave," which was directed by Steve McQueen and produced by actor Brad Pitt. Both films lead all movies with seven total nominations, which also span the various individual actor categories. Some of the actors up for awards this year include Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Sandra Bullock, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joaquin Phoenix. In television, "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Girls," "House of Lies" and "Behind the Candelabra" are just a few of the shows nominated for awards. Bryan Cranston, Liev Schrieber, Jason Bateman, Jim Parsons, Julianna Marguiles and Edie Falco, as well as co-host Amy Poehler, are among the nominated TV actors and actresses.
At the 2012 show some of the big winners included the movies "Argo" and "Les Miserables," as well as Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Daniel Day-Lewis for movie actors. In TV, "Homeland," "Girls," and "Game Change" picked up awards for shows while actors Claire Danes, Don Cheadle and Lena Dunham were a few of those picking up individual awards for their shows.
Viewers will be able to catch some great pre-show coverage on E! channel tonight, as well as online. These shows include the red carpet coverage as stars arrive to the big event in California. There is also likely to be pre-awards show interviews, criticism of all the celebrity fashions, and predictions for who will take home which awards.
On Sunday night, the Golden Globes 2014 awards show begins officially at 8 p.m. EST on NBC. In addition, there's live streaming online coverage with pre-shows from the red carpet. E! Online begins their live stream at 5:55 p.m. EST up until the start of the show, while Yahoo! Movies is slated to begin their pre-show online at 7 p.m. EST, and will also offer a post-show after the awards event. It should be a fun-filled, entertaining night and possibly a pre-cursor of what's to come at the upcoming Academy Awards in just a few months.