The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have officially announced their timetable for the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards. The group continues to be one of the major precursors leading up to the Oscars. In fact, they have correctly predicted the Best Picture winner in seven of the last ten Oscars. The group is made up of over 300 critics across the entertainment industry and presents awards to both film and television.

Gaye Hirsch of the CW had this to say:

“We’re thrilled to serve once again as the exclusive home of the Critics’ Choice Awards, and to help honor some of the biggest stars in film and television. The CCA is one of the most anticipated events in Hollywood, and we’re delighted to partner with the BFCA and BTJA again this year to share the star-studded celebration with our viewers.”

The BFCA and BTJA also a set of new timelines for the Critics’ Choice Awards. You can read those dates below:

FILM AWARDS
Dec. 3, 2018 – Nominating ballots go out to BFCA members
Dec. 7, 2018 – Deadline for returning nominating ballots
Dec. 10, 2018 – Critics’ Choice Awards Film nominations announced
Jan. 10, 2019 – Final ballots go out to BFCA members
Jan. 11, 2019 – Deadline for returning final ballots

TELEVISION AWARDS
Nov. 26, 2018 – Nomination Committees begin consideration
Dec. 7, 2018 – Nomination Committees render recommendations
Dec. 10, 2018 – Critics’ Choice Awards TV nominations announced
Jan. 10, 2019 – Final ballots go out to BTJA members
Jan. 11, 2019 – Deadline for returning final ballots

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The 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards will air live on the CW on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.

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