Critics’ Choice Movie Awards To Air On The CW The Day Of Oscar Nominations

The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards are moving to the CW, leaving their long-time TV home VH1. The broadcast network will air the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Thursday, January 10, 2013, pre-empting its regular lineup. There had been speculation whether the Broadcast Film Critics Association would move up the date of its awards show in light of the Academy’s decision to shift its nominations day to January 10, but the organization is keeping its event put —  just aiming for more eyeballs by moving it from VH1 to the CW. (Though awards shows like the Critics’ Choice skew much older than the CW’s youthful audience, so the special will have to bring in new audiences.) (more…)

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