Lynette Rice
January 07, 2008 AT 12:00 PM EST

As Hollywood awaits with bated breath to hear how NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will proceed with the Golden Globes on Jan. 13, rumors are rampant that the Peacock is on the verge of announcing some sort of unique programming strategy that will allow them to broadcast something associated with the annual kudofest — just not the actual ceremony from the Beverly Hilton ballroom, the one that actors have vowed to boycott if the WGA pickets. One scenario making the rounds is that NBC will make a night of it by airing a special Dateline at 7 p.m., followed by a retrospective on past Globes ceremonies at 8 p.m., and then a live press conference at 9 p.m. announcing the winners. The night would end with special programming from Access Hollywood and its coverage of the Globe parties — assuming there will be any. Developing….

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