The move seems fitting, in a year when digital (namely, Netflix) surpasses networks with the most nominations, breaking HBO’s 14-year streak of domination and leading the TV race.
In another move towards tradition, controversial but ratings-generating veteran host Ricky Gervais — who emceed for three consecutive years, from 2010-12 — will take the reins from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who also served a three-year stint.
W will contribute their chichi committee of hosts (the magazine’s Stefano Tonchi and Lynn Hirschberg, and hotelier Andre Balazs), while Audi will transport VIPs in all-new 2017 Q7s.
Audi’s been throwing consistently solid, industry-heavy pre-awards bashes at Cecconi’s biannually (for Globes and Emmys), and W Magazine packed the intimate Chateau penthouse last year with leading ladies like Reese Witherspoon, Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain and Rosamund Pike (not to mention male eye candy like Chris Evans, Jamie Dornan, Eddie Redmayne and David Oyelowo), so expectations are high.
* indicates Jasmin’s picks See More: Golden Globe Nominations: Complete List and Shawn Mendes and Jason Derulo will serenade a rather musical lineup of guests — including Britney Spears, Christina Milian, Lea Michele, Dakota Johnson, John Stamos, Kate Hudson, Meghan Trainor, Vin Diesel and the Pink Ladies of “Grease: Live” (Carly Rae Jepsen, Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens) — at the 41st annual awards.Setting it apart from other awards shows, fans determine the nominees and winners, and viewers can vote for Favorite New TV Comedy and Favorite New Drama up until show night. – 1 p.m., Stardust Ballroom at Beverly Hilton Jamie Foxx was “over the moon” on the November night when his daughter, Corinne Foxx, was announced as Miss Golden Globe 2016 at a chic soiree at Ysabel West Hollywood.