03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NBC: Strike, Picketers Won't Cancel Golden Globes

The welcome mat is out for George Clooney, Keira Knightley and Julia Roberts - as well as the other Golden Globe nominees.

NBC says that the Jan. 13 ceremony will proceed as planned, despite the threat of picketing from the striking Writers Guild of America and stars boycotting the event as a show of support, reports USA Today.

Fears of nominees turning into no-shows had caused some talk of possibly canceling the broadcast or, at a minimum, severely damaging the ratings of the telecast.

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