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For networks struggling with declining ratings for their awards-show telecasts, popular films should provide a much-needed boost.

"After Trump's election and #MeToo, people felt like they had to speak up", said Tim Gray, awards editor at Hollywood publication Variety.

Andy Samberg and Sandrah Oh discussed how much political content there would be at the Golden Globes.

The co-hosts were joined at the press preview by Idris Elba's daughter Isan, who is serving as the Golden Globe Ambassador this year.

"Everyone is depressed and maybe that's as good a reason as any that everyone could use a little time to laugh and celebrate", Samberg told the Hollywood Reporter. "I don't really think that [getting political] is for the hosts necessarily".

"I don't think it's shallow to 1) have fun and 2) be honestly celebratory", Oh said.

"I want to focus on that "cause people can pooh-pooh Hollywood all they want - and there is a lot to pooh-pooh, sure - but we also make culture".

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It's a brand new year, which means it's time for a brand new awards season in Hollywood, as the journey to February 24's Oscars ceremony ramps up this week with the first high-profile pit-stop for contenders: Sunday's Golden Globes Awards.

Oh went on to say that her focus will be "pointing to actual real change", in Hollywood, citing Black Panther and Crazy Rich Asians as examples of culturally-significant movies that helped shift perceptions of the portrayal of minorities onscreen.

Do you think you Black Panther will win its nominations? The Golden Globes led NBC to the nightlong win in total viewers, despite National Football League playoff competition.

Oldman won the Golden Globe previous year for best performance by an actor in a motion picture for "Darkest Hour".

The "Killing Eve" star, who made history a year ago as the first Asian woman nominated for the Emmy award for best actress in a drama series, has long spoken out about the importance of diversity and representation in Hollywood, and the paucity of roles for Asian actors.

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