Golden Globe Awards Fast Facts

Caption:BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actor/director George Clooney, recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, poses in the press room during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

(CNN)Here is some background information about the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

January 10, 2016 - The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards are scheduled to take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and will be telecast live on NBC.

Other Facts:
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), a group that represents journalists from 55 countries, presents the awards.

    The awards are presented in the fields of both television and motion pictures.

    The motion picture awards were first presented in 1944.

    Awards for television were first presented in 1955.

    The Golden Globes were not regularly broadcast on TV until the early 1980s.

    On January 7, 2008, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the cancellation of the traditional Golden Globes ceremony due to the ongoing Writers Guild strike. The winners were announced during an hour-long press conference on January 13.

    As of January 2015, Meryl Streep is the actress with the most nominations - 29. She has 8 wins, also a record.

    2015 Winners (selected):
    Best Motion Picture - Drama

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Julianne Moore - "Still Alice"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Eddie Redmayne - "The Theory of Everything"

    Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Amy Adams - "Big Eyes"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Michael Keaton - "Birdman"

    Best Director - Motion Picture
    Richard Linklater - "Boyhood"

    Best Television Series - Drama
    "The Affair"

    Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical

    Complete list of winners.