“The Fabelmans” won best film, drama, and “The Banshees of Inisherin,” won best film, comedy or musical. “Abbott Elementary" and “The White Lotus” led the TV awards.
The awards show was back on television this year. NBC opted not to air the 2022 ceremony
in the wake of mounting criticism surrounding the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that puts on the event.
During Tuesday's show, HFPA President Helen Hoehne alluded to the changes the organization has made to improve the diversity of its membership.
“We commit to continue strengthening our partnership with Hollywood and with the worldwide fans who celebrate the best on film and television,"
she said. "We will continue to support groups that amplify a variety of voices and continue to add representation to our organization from around the world as we did this past year."
Host Jerrod Carmichael also touched on the HFPA's lack of diversity in his opening monologue. "I'm here because I'm Black," he said in reference to last year's controversy.
The association "did not have a single Black member until George Floyd died," Carmichael said.
His name trended on Twitter after the monologue. Brendan Fraser, nominated for best actor, motion picture,