In less than an hour from now, the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air on NBC live from the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel. The stars from television and movies will all be out tonight for what is billed as "the party of the year". Expect a lot of surprises, and as usual, lots of great fashion.
1st Update- 7:35PM: I have not turned the channel to the pregame show yet, as I am still watching football, as the New York Jets put the final nail in the New England Patriots coffin, taking a 27-14 lead right now with 1:46 left in the game. And now it's 28-14 Jets. (Courtesy of our brother blog, DJBC Sports Corner). (7:48PM) Jets win 28-21 and will play at Pittsburgh next Sunday night.
8PM- The show has just begun, following the Red Carpet pre-show co-hosted by Carson Daly & Natalie Morales. Morales looks stunning in her gown reporting on the red carpet.
8:01PM- "It's going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking, or as Charlie Sheen would call it, breakfast."- Ricky Gervais in his opening monologue
8:02PM- "Wanna see Cher? No, because it's not 1975."- Ricky Gervais in his opening monologue
8:03PM- "My lawyers helped me with the wording of the joke. They're not here."- Gervais in his opening monologue about the snub of "I Love You, Philip Morris"/the Scientology joke
8:05PM- First Category of the Night- Scarlett Johannson presents Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
8:06PM- Christian Bale wins for Supporting Actor for his role as a drug addict in the film "The Fighter."
8:09PM- Julie Bowen (Modern Family) and LL Cool J (NCIS: Los Angeles) present the Actress in a TV Series-Drama Category.
8:10PM- "Peg Bundy" (Katey Sagal in real-life) wins for Best Actress in a TV Series-Drama for the F/X Show "Sons of Anarchy".
8:12PM- Commercial Break
8:16PM- After a commercial break; Julianne Moore and Kevin Spacey introduce Gia Mantegna, daughter of "Criminal Minds" co-star Joe Mantegna as Miss Golden Globe; Moore and Spacey introduce the Miniseries or TV Movie.
8:17PM- "Carlos" is about Carlos the Jackal; "Pillars of the Earth" takes place in 12th Century England
8:18PM- "Carlos" about Spanish terrorist Carlos the Jackal pulls off a shocker by winning Best Miniseries or TV Movie, knocking off Emmy winners "The Pacific" and "Temple Grandin".
8:21PM- "Please present Ashton Kutcher's dad, Bruce Willis"- Ricky Gervais. Bruce Willis presents "Red", Best Motion Picture-Comedy Nominee, starring Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Dame Helen Mirren, and Mary-Louise Parker.
8:23PM- Two actors from "Country Strong"- Leighton Meester present Supporting Actor in a TV Program.
8:24PM- Chris Colfer wins the Golden Globe for Supporting Actor in a TV Program for his role as Kurt Hummel on "Glee".
8:25PM- "I think I dropped my heart between Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore. If anyone sees my heart, please pick it up for me...I'd like to thank Ryan Murphy for being my fairy godfather...to all the kids who our show celebrates, who are being constantly told 'no'..."- Chris Colfer in his acceptance speech
8:26PM- Commercial Break
8:30PM- We're back. Michelle Pfeiffer presents Alice in Wonderland, the next Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy nominee, directed by Tim Burton, and the latest Tim Burton-Johnny Depp collaboration, starring Depp as the Mad Hatter.
8:31PM- Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) introduces the President of the Hollywood Foreign Press
8:33PM- Milla Jovovich (The Three Musketeers) and Kevin Bacon introduce Actor in a TV Series- Drama.
8:34PM- Steve Buscemi wins for Best Actor in a TV Series- Drama for HBO's new hit drama, "Boardwalk Empire" about Prohibition in 1920s Atlantic City.
8:35PM- "First of all, I have to thank Table 114, you guys are a lot of fun...now I have to put my glasses on before they play that sad music."- Steve Buscemi
8:37PM- Bacon and Jovovich also Present Best TV Series- Drama.
8:38PM- The streak is over- Boardwalk Empire halts Mad Men's three-year winning streak in the Drama Series race. Could this be a precursor to next August at the Emmys?
8:38PM- "Holy f-in crap, we just won a Golden Globe Award."- Terence Winter, creator/writer/executive producer of "Boardwalk Empire"
8:39PM- "And to my family in Brooklyn, I can't believe I'm sitting in a table next to Al Pacino either."- Terence Winter
8:39PM- Commercial Break
8:42PM- Ted Williams' Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Commercial
8:43PM- We're baaaaaaaack...Andrew Garfield introduces "The Social Network", the first of five Motion Picture-Drama nominees
8:44PM- "That's my favorite movie of the year. The creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is worth 7 million dollars."- Ricky Gervais
8:45PM- Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) and Jennifer Lopez (Gigli, American Idol) present Original Song in a Motion Picture
8:45PM- "That was close. I almost wore the exact same thing."- Alec Baldwin (to Jennifer Lopez)
8:46PM- "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" from the gawd-awful "Burlesque" for Original Song. Diane Warren, the songwriter wins her first Golden Globe.
8:49PM- Baldwin and Lopez also present Best Original Score for a Motion Picture as well.
8:50PM- Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win for composing the score to "The Social Network".
8:51PM- Commercial Break
8:55PM- We're back. Justin Bieber and Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) present nominees for Animated Feature.
8:57PM- "Toy Story 3", the third of the "Toy Story" movies, by no surprises wins for Animated Feature. Well-deserved win. We all knew it was coming back in June. Next stop, Kodak Theatre in Hollywood
8:57PM- "Wow, were you two even born when the first 'Toy Story' movie came out?"- Toy Story 3 director, on Bieber and Steinfeld
8:59PM- Robert Downey Jr. presents the next category, Actress in a Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy
9PM- "I don't know if an actress can do her best work, unless I first slept with her."- Robert Downey Jr. presenting Actress in a Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy
9:02PM- Annette Bening wins for "The Kids Are All Right", beating her better half in the film, Julianne Moore, in the Actress in a Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy
9:03PM- "Julianne, you are a class act, thank you."- Annette Bening (citing her co-star, who helped make "The Kids Are All Right" possible)
9:05PM- "...and to the 1962 Golden Globe Winner for Most Promising Male Star, my husband, Warren Beatty."- Annette Bening
9:06PM- Commercial Break
9:09PM- Sylvester Stallone presents the second Motion Picture-Drama nominee, "The Fighter"
9:11PM- Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech) and Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) present Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie.
9:12PM- Al Pacino wins the Golden Globe as Dr. Death for "You Don't Know Jack".
9:15PM- Rush and Swinton present the female counterpart for the latter category as well- Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie
9:16PM- Claire Danes wins the Golden Globe for "Temple Grandin"
9:17PM- "I have to go fast, because that thing will yell at me."- Claire Danes during her acceptance speech
9:18PM- "She's working with incredible zeal on working with autism and on animal behavior."- Claire Danes about Temple Grandin
9:19PM- Commercial Break
9:23PM- Zac Efron presents the third Musical or Comedy in a Motion Picture Nominee- "The Kids are All Right", about a sperm donor returning to the lives of a lesbian couple
9:24PM- "He starred as the main role in the remake of a TV Show that I created, and now he's leaving the show, and killing cash cow for the both of us."- Ricky Gervais (on Steve Carell)
9:24PM- Tina Fey (SNL, 30 Rock) and Steve Carell (The Office) present the nominees for Best Screenplay
9:25PM- "Screenplays we would have written if we had time."- Tina Fey; "It never gets old"- Steve Carell; "And then there is the story of social networking and how it almost destroyed us."- Fey; "I heard about that movie on Facebook from a friend I've never met."- Carell
9:27PM- Aaron Sorkin wins the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay for "The Social Network". It was 10 Years ago at the Globes that Sorkin won a Globe for TV Series-Drama for the most-honored Drama Series in the history of the Emmy Awards- "The West Wing"
9:28PM- "And I want to thank all the female nominees tonight for helping demonstrate to my young daughter that elite is not a bad word, it's an aspirational one. Honey, look around, smart girls have more fun, and you’re one of them."- Aaron Sorkin
9:29PM- Supporting Actress in a Television Program
9:30PM- A Supporting sweep for the Gleeks of McKinley High as Jane Lynch wins for Supporting Actress for "Glee".
9:31PM- "I'm nothing, if but falsely humbled."; "I get these 14-year olds vibrating out of their bodies telling me how wonderful 'Glee' is."- Jane Lynch
9:32PM- Commercial Break
9:35PM- Back to the Beverly Hilton and the Party....
9:36PM- "...A category that nobody cares about."- Ricky Gervais on the Foreign Language Film category
9:36PM- Olivia Wilde (House) and Robert Pattinson (Twilight series) present Best Foreign Language Film.
9:37PM- They will be celebrating this Globe win in the streets of Copenhagen; "In a Better World" from Denmark wins the Globe for Best Foreign Language Film
9:38PM- Dame Helen Mirren presents The King's Speech, nominee for Motion Picture- Drama
9:39PM- "This film was inseminated in Australia...was gestated in England...and given life by a beautiful team..."- Helen Mirren on "The King's Speech", about King George VI's stammering speech
9:40PM- Vanessa Williams (Desperate Housewives) and Blair Underwood (LA Law, The Event) present Actress in a TV Series- Comedy or Musical
9:41PM- Laura Linney wins for "The Big C"; Linney was unable to attend the Golden Globes tonight due to the death of her father, playwright Romulus Linney IV.
9:42PM- Commercial Break; Gotta love Ernst & Young....they have the answer to everything, including who wins.
9:44PM- Kraft Macaroni and Cheese...if I wasn't blogging live reactions, I would get some right now...
9:45PM- "Must See TV" > "Comedy Night Done Right" (NBC's new three-hour Thursday night comedy block)
9:46PM- Back again....Jane Fonda returns to the Globes for the first time in a quarter-century; Jane presents "Burlesque", the least deserving Golden Globe nominee for Musical or Comedy Motion Picture; hopefully John Wilson gives "Burlesque" a ton of Razzie nods next week. ;)
9:47PM- Matthew Bomer (Royal Pains, Guiding Light) & Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) present Lead Actor in a TV Series- Comedy or Musical (or the other way around)
9:48PM- Kaley blushed when she read the envelope, which meant that her Emmy-winning co-star Jim Parsons won the Globe for Best Actor in a TV Series- Musical or Comedy
9:48PM- ^^"Kaley, if you can't tell, she's on the show with me."- Jim Parsons, accepting the Globe
9:50PM- Jeremy Irons (The Borgias) presents Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
9:51PM- Melissa Leo wins the Golden Globe for "The Fighter"
9:51PM- "All that and a kiss from Jeremy Irons."- Melissa Leo, accepting her Globe
9:53PM- Commercial Break; up next is the Cecil B. DeMille Award
9:58PM- Matt Damon presents the Cecil B. DeMille Award Lifetime Achievement Award to Academy Award winner Robert DeNiro
9:58PM- "I don't go to movies a lot, because I'm too busy making them."- Matt Damon
10:01PM- Long clip show montage of Robert DeNiro's illustrious career
10:03PM- Standing ovation for Robert DeNiro
10:05PM- "Matt Damon will someday get his own Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, and I hope to present it to him, if I'm still alive."- Robert DeNiro, on stage
10:09PM- Commercial Break
10:13PM- Back to Beverly Hills; Megan Fox presents the next "The Tourist", the fifth and final Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy Nominee.
10:14PM- Annette Bening presents the Best Director nominees
10:15PM- David Fincher wins for Best Director for Facebook...I mean, "The Social Network"
10:16PM- "I had no idea when I finished this film five months ago that I would be up here."/"Aaron and Scott, thank you for giving me your baby."- David Fincher accepting the Golden Globe for Best Director
10:17PM- Jimmy Fallon (SNL, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) and this month is named after her- January Jones (Mad Men) present TV Series- Musical or Comedy
10:17PM- "I love the Golden Globes. Everyone gets to drink and have a good time."- January Jones; "Nobody is pretentious..."- Jimmy Fallon
10:18PM- Glee-peat!! "Glee" wins for TV Series- Musical or Comedy for the second straight year
10:19PM- "Thank you to public school teachers. You don't get paid for it, but you are doing the most important job in America. Thank you very much."- "Glee" co-creator Ian Brennan, "Glee" acceptance speech
10:20PM- "Will Johnny Depp beat Johnny Depp?"- The Announcer
10:20PM- Another Commercial Break; hopefully I get to see the Ted Williams Kraft commercial one more time.
10:24PM- Alicia Keys presents the fourth Best Picture Drama Nominee- "The Black Swan", a psychological thriller which is more disturbing than Cam Newton's Heisman Trophy win
10:25PM- Halle Berry presents the Nominees for Actor in a Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy- Can Johnny Depp beat Johnny Depp?
10:26PM- ^^ The Answer is NO...Paul Giamatti wins for "Barney's Version". Paul's late dad banned Pete Rose from baseball FOR LIFE.
10:26PM- "I'm a little jacked up, because I ate five boxes of Godiva chocolates. I never fell in love with Godiva chocolates."- Paul Giamatti
10:27PM- "I got to smoke and drink and (CENSORED) and get paid for it."- Paul Giamatti
10:28PM- Commercial Break; up next is Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
10:31PM- Down to the Wire...Two Best Picture Prizes, and Actor & Actress, Motion Picture-Drama are left....down...to...the...wire.....
10:32PM- And, we're baaaccck....Joseph Gordon-Levitt ( Days of Summer, Inception, 3rd Rock from the Sun) presents Inception, the fifth and final Motion Picture-Drama nominee; Remember when "South Park" did a spoof of "Inception"? Creating the world into a dream, filling it with a bunch of secrets, called inception...
10:33PM- Jeff Bridges presents Best Actress in a Motion Picture- Drama
10:34PM- Probably the most up-in-the-air category, Natalie Portman wins the Golden Globe for "Black Swan".
10:35PM- "Jeff Bridges, I love you, Thank you."- Natalie Portman, accepting her Globe
10:37PM- Tom Hanks and Tim Allen present the Golden Globe for Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy
10:38PM- "We can kindly recall when Ricky Gervais was a chubby and a politely kind comedian."- Tom Hanks; "Neither of which he is now."- Tim Allen
10:39PM- "According to the HFP and Table 114, the Golden Globe goes to...The Kids are All Right."- Tom Hanks & Tim Allen
10:40PM- The Kids Are All Right wins the Golden Globe for Motion Picture- Comedy or Musical
10:42PM- Another Commercial Break; the NBC Thursday night stars in a promo for "Comedy Night Done Right"; "Amy Poehler and I are like Oprah and Gayle, only we're not denying anything."- Tina Fey in the promo
10:44PM- Only two categories left...
10:45PM- Back again...
10:46PM- Sandra Bullock presents the Golden Globe for Actor in a Motion Picture- Drama.
10:47PM- Colin Firth wins the Globe for his role as King George VI in "The King's Speech".
10:48PM- "Getting through mid-life stage with your dignity in tact is reassurance...this is all that stands between me and a Harley-Davidson."- Colin Firth in his acceptance speech
10:49PM- from Goldderby Forums poster 742- "When Tom Hanks and Robert Downey Jr., good sports both, are calling you out for mean-spiritedness, Ricky, it's time to re-evaluate your material. I hope he didn't ever want to work with anyone in attendance tonight."
10:50PM- One more commercial break, and one final category- Motion Picture- Drama. Can Facebook coast to Golden Globe victory?
10:54PM- Last check at traffic with Michael Douglas presenting Motion Picture- Drama. Douglas received a standing ovation from the audience, less than a week after Douglas said that he won his battle against cancer.
10:54PM- "There's got to be an easier way to get a standing ovation."- Michael Douglas
10:55PM- And the Golden Globe goes to...Facebook!!!!! "The Social Network" wins the most Golden Globes of the night- four, and now has the keys to the Honda Prius on the ride to victory at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
10:58PM- That's all she wrote on the Golden Globies. Now I'm off to write a wrap-up for the February BC Bulletin, which will include Best and Worst Dressed, a Rundown of all 25 Winners, and a recap of the ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!