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Another award season begins in Hollywood with the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, which will be announced on January 15. Prior to the telecast, the names of the winners will be safeguarded by Ernst & Young LLP, a leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and services to strategic growth markets.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has relied on the firm for the past 39 years to conduct the ballot tabulation process of the Golden Globes with security, integrity and reliability. The 69th annual Golden Globe Awards will be telecast live on NBC on Sunday, January 15, 2012, 5:00 p.m. PST/8:00 p.m. EST from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
“We maintain the accuracy and integrity of the Golden Globe Awards voting process and protect the security of the results,” said Andy Sale, Ernst & Young LLP lead partner responsible for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has depended on Ernst & Young for nearly 40 years, and we have always been unwavering in upholding the standard of our work on their behalf.”
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“The Golden Globe Awards signifies the start of the award season in Hollywood, and we are honored to be responsible for protecting the process of determining the winners,” said John Nendick, Global Media and Entertainment Leader for Ernst & Young. “Motion picture, television, music, publishing, advertising and digital media companies continually turn to Ernst & Young as one of their most valuable and trusted resources.”