173 films qualify for Golden Globe Awards
103 tracks make the cut for best original songWith its Dec. 15 nominations announcement date fast approaching, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. said Thursday that 173 live-action feature films, including 105 dramas and 68 comedies or musicals, have qualified for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards.
Additionally, the Globe voters will make their choices from 133 TV series (79 dramas, 54 comedies), 33 miniseries or telefilms and a record 69 foreign-language films.
Another record was set when 103 songs qualified for the best original song in a motion picture award.
The HFPA also announced its list of qualifying animated feature films. With 15 films qualifying, five nominations will be announced.
The Globe Awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will be broadcast live by NBC on Jan. 17 from the Beverly Hilton.