Three times Golden Globe nominee Ken Russell has died. He was 84.
The film director whose most memorable films were Tommy, Women In Love and The Devils died in a hospital on Sunday the director’s son, Alex Russell said.
His widow Elize Tribble said she was ‘devastated’ by her husband’s death, which had been ‘completely unexpected’.
She said: ‘It is with great sadness that I can confirm that Ken Russell passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday afternoon.
‘It was completely unexpected, as he was doing what he loved.
‘He had recently agreed to direct the feature film Alice In Wonderland The Musical and he was working on the script and casting of that.
‘He also had just completed an article for The Times on a review of the re-release of his film The Devils, so he was keeping himself very busy’.
Music played a central role in much of his work including The Music Lovers, and Tommy and Lisztomania.
His Golden Globe nominations were for Women in Love (Best Motion Picture Drama) 1971; The Boy Friend 1972 and Tommy 1976 (both Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical).Read More »
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – September 12, 2011 -The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and producer dick clark productions (dcp) bring “The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards” live on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Next year’s show will again air live on NBC coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m. (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
In addition, dick clark productions will produce the live pre-show and the main show along with the HFPA.
Prior to the awards show, NBC will broadcast the live pre-show featuring full coverage of the red-carpet arrivals from 4-5 p.m. (PT) and 7-8 p.m.
Nominations for “The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards” will be announced at 8 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, December 15.
Produced by dick clark productions in association with the HFPA, The Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 160 countries worldwide and are one of the few awards ceremonies to include both motion picture and television achievements. The 2011 “Golden Globe Awards” earned the event’s biggest overall audience (17.003 million) since 2007.
Dr. Aida Takla O’Reilly is President Of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Orly Adelson, president of dick clark productions and Barry Adelman will executive-produce the special. Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production.
Following is a summation of dates and deadline preceding the broadcast:
Friday, October 28, 2011 Final date for press conferences for
Friday, November 4, 2011 Deadline for submission of Golden Globe
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Cecil B. DeMille Award Announcement
Thursday, December 1, 2011 Deadline for nomination ballots to be
mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Final screening date for Motion Pictures
Thursday, December 8, 2011 Final date for Motion Picture press
Monday, December 12, 2011 Deadline for receipt of nomination
ballots by Ernst & Young
Thursday, December 15, 2011 Announcement of nominations for “The
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards”
Friday, December 16, 2011 Deadline for receipt of media credential
Monday, December 26, 2011 Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members
Friday, December 30, 2011 Deadline for receipt of publicist
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Deadline for receipt of final ballots by
Ernst & Young
Sunday, January 15, 2012 The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Timetable is also available online at www.goldenglobes.org/timetable.
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The Hollywood Foreign Press accuses Dick Clark Productions of secretly squeezing it out of its own awards show as one of TV’s messiest, nastiest battles heads to trial.
As the 2010 golden Globe Awards kicked into high gear, members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association had reason to smile. Despite persistent rain showers outside the Beverly Hilton, the red carpet at the HFPA’s annual film and television awards show again was packed with international media and entertainment elite: The Blind Side star Sandra Bullock mingled with Avatar director James Cameron and the cast of Mad Men. The Globes telecast would draw 250 million viewers worldwide and become that week’s highest-rated entertainment program on U.S. television, continuing a streak of stunning success for the event thrown by a ragtag group of foreign journalists
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