How to Watch the Golden Globes Live Stream (2019)

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The Golden Globes are on NBC again in 2019, with additional pre-show red carpet coverage expected through social media. If you expect to be away from your television come show time, or you're a cord-cutter, then live streaming the Golden Globes is easy to do with a few simple tips.

The awards ceremony for the Golden Globes will be available on your local NBC channel, but you can also live stream the entire event on your computer, phone, tablet, game console, or even a television streaming device.

Golden Globes 2019 Date, Time and Channel:

Date: January 6th, 2019)
Time: 8:00 p.m. (EST)
Location: Beverly Hilton Hotel
Channel: NBC
Stream: NBC.com, NBC app

How to Watch the Golden Globes 2019 Live Stream

NBC has had held the television broadcast rights for the Golden Globes since the beginning, but the ceremony wasn't live streamed until 2018. Prior to that, NBC had to black the live stream out on NBC.com and the network's other streaming outlets.

Since 2018, the Golden Globes awards ceremony has been available to watch online via streaming. If you have a computer handy, you can watch directly through NBC.com, and if you don't, you can use the NBC app on most mobile devices, television streaming devices, and even some game consoles.

Important: To watch live streaming television on NBC.com, or via an NBC.com app, you need to have a valid cable or satellite subscription.

Stream the Golden Globes Live on NBC.com

instructions showing how to live stream the golden globes on NBC.com

You need three things to stream the Golden Globes via NBC.com: a computer, a high speed internet connection, and a subscription to a television provider. NBC uses TV Anywhere, so most cable and satellite television providers work, and you can even log in with some streaming services, like fuboTV.

If you have all of that under control, then live streaming the Golden Globes is extremely easy. However, you might want to get everything validated and set up ahead of time, just to make sure that your television provider is valid.

Here's how to stream the Golden Globes on NBC.com:

  1. Using your favorite web browser, navigate to nbc.com/live.
  2. Click on your television provider. If you don't see your provider listed, type it into the search box and hit enter.
  3. If prompted, enter your television provider username and password and click Login. If your television provider and internet provider are the same company, then this step may be automated.
  4. Verify that your television provider is now shown on the nbc.com/live site. If everything is working, you should also see a live feed of NBC.
  5. Return to nbc.com/live on the day of the awards show to live stream the Golden Globes.

Watch the Golden Globes Live on Your Phone, Tablet, Game Console, or Streaming Device

instructions showing how to watch a live stream on the NBC app

To live stream the Golden Globes on your phone, tablet, game console, or television streaming device, you will need to use the NBC app. The app is free to download, but you also need to log in with your television provider username and password to watch live broadcasts like the Golden Globes.

Here's how to set up the NBC app on your phone to live stream the Golden Globes:

  1. Launch the NBC app on your phone.
  2. Tap the (three vertical lines) icon.
  3. Tap LIVE.
  4. If prompted to share your location, tap CONTINUE.
  5. If prompted to allow the app to see your location, tap ALLOW.
    1. Note: If you don't allow the app to see your location, you will not be able to view live television.
  6. Tap on your television service provider, or click VIEW THE FULL LIST if you don't see your provider.
  7. Enter your television service provider username and password, and tap Login. This step may be automated if you get your television and internet from the same company.
  8. Verify that your television provider is now shown on the main screen of the NBC app.
  9. Launch the NBC app on the day of the awards ceremony to stream the Golden Globes.

The NBC app is available for a wide variety is devices:

Other Ways to Live Stream the Golden Globes

If you're a cord-cutter, and you don't have a cable or satellite television subscription, you can still live stream the Golden Globes.

The easiest way for cord-cutters to stream the Golden Globes is to use an online streaming service like fuboTV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, YouTube TV, or Hulu with Live TV. All of these services include NBC, if you live in an area where the local NBC affiliate allows streaming.

What If the Official NBC Live Stream Isn't Available in Your Area?

If you live in an area where NBC isn't available through NBC.com or any of the online streaming services, then there is no official way for you to stream the Golden Globes.

There are unofficial ways to stream live events like the Golden Globes, including Ace Stream and Kodi, but they aren't officially supported.

If you're forced to use one of these unofficial methods, then you'll need to wait until the day of the ceremony and then search the internet for an Ace Stream content ID or Kodi add-on that features the Golden Globes.

Important: Only use Ace Stream Content IDs and Kodi add-ons from trusted sources. When searching for this type of content, use of a good ad blocker is recommended, and avoid clicking on misleading advertisements. Use these programs at your own risk.

Using a VPN to Watch the Golden Globes Online

Online television streaming providers are region locked, but you can sometimes get around this by using a virtual private network (VPN) to fool the service into thinking you live in a different area. This doesn't always work, and some streaming providers require both your billing address and the physical location of your device to correspond to the same ZIP code or city.

How to Watch the 2019 Golden Globes Pre-Show Live Stream

In addition to the main Golden Globes awards ceremony, you can also watch a live stream of the pre-show red carpet event online. Details of the 2019 Golden Globes pre-show live stream are not yet available, but the 2018 show was broadcast on Facebook.

The 2019 Golden Globes pre-show live stream is likely to be broadcast via social media like Facebook or Instagram. Here's where you can watch: