“We continue to believe that the HFPA is committed to meaningful reform. However, change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right. As such, NBC will not air the 2022 Golden Globes,” NBC said in a statement on Monday.
The network added that assuming the organization “executes on its plan, we are hopeful we will be in a position to air the show in January 2023.”
Dominoes have continued falling since then, with Netflix announcing last week that it would not engage in any activities with the HFPA “until more meaningful changes are made.” Previously, publicists extended a similar ultimatum to the organization.
The Globes have been plagued by controversy off and on for decades, with questions about the credentials of the journalists behind it and their efforts to prevent others from joining the group.
In one of the most famous scandals, the group honored Pia Zadora for the 1981 movie “Butterfly” — which was panned by most critics — after her wealthy husband, Israeli billionaire Meshulem Riklis, flew them to a screening in Las Vegas.
CBS dropped the show. At that point, Dick Clark Productions became involved in the telecast’s production, first producing the awards for syndication, and subsequently negotiating TV deals with the cable network TBS and then, in 1993, NBC.