Golden Globes 2016: Start Time, Channel and How to Watch Red Carpet Coverage

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The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards will air this weekend, and movie watchers and TV lovers alike are getting psyched up for the big night, which kicks off the entertainment industry's awards season. The award show will air on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 8 p.m. Eastern. Red carpet pre-show coverage on NBC will begin at 7 p.m Eastern, according to the network's website.

For those fans who like to spend even more time watching their favorite Hollywood stars roll in and show off their eveningwear, E! will also air red carpet coverage before the event, starting at 6 p.m. Eastern. Comedian Ricky Gervais will host the event, scheduled to last three hours, wrapping up at 11 p.m. Eastern.

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The Golden Globes are known for being more laid-back than their stiffer cousin, the Oscars, so Sunday night may have some tipsy surprises in store. At the very least, there will be some jabs from host Gervais and some hints at which films and actors may win big as awards season continues.