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2017 Golden Globe Award Nominations Announced

'The People v. O.J. Simpson' on FX Lead the Nominations in Television, With Five

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Nominations for the 74th annual “Golden Globe Awards” were announced this morning. Notable entries on television include five nominations for “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” on FX and four for AMC’s “The Night Manager.” NBC’s “This Is Us,” meanwhile, snagged three nods including Best Television Series – Drama and Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. In film, “La La Land” led the nominees with seven nods, edging out the acclaimed drama “Moonlight,” which had six.

“The Golden Globe Awards,” hosted by Jimmy Fallon, will air live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel inb Los Angeles on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. For the complete listing, chick here:

TELEVISION

Best Television Series – Drama
“The Crown” (Netflix)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Stranger Things” (Netflix)
“This is Us” (NBC)
“Westworld” (HBO)

​Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series -Drama
Caitriona Balfe – “Outlander” (Starz)
Claire Foy – “The Crown” (Netflix)
Keri Russell – “The Americans” (FX)
Winona Ryder – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
Evan Rachel Wood – “Westworld” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Rami Malek – “Mr. Robot” (USA)
Bob Odenkirk – “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
Matthew Rhys – “The Americans” (FX)
Liev Schreiber – “Ray Donovan” (Showtime)
Billy Bob Thornton – “Goliath” (Amazon)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Support Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Olivia Colman – “The Night Manager” (AMC)
Lena Headey – “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Chrissy Metz – “This is Us” (NBC)
Mandy Moore – “This is Us” (NBC)
Thandie Newton – “Westworld” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sterling K. Brown – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)
Hugh Laurie – “The Night Manager” (AMC)
John Lithgow – “The Crown” (Netflix)
Christian Slater – “Mr. Robot” (USA)
John Travolta – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (AMC)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
“American Crime” (ABC)
“The Dresser” (Starz)
“The Night Manager” (AMC)
“The Night Of” (BBC)
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

“Atlanta” (FX)
“black-ish” (ABC)
“Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon)
“Transparent” (Amazon)
“Veep” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Felicity Huffman – “American Crime” (ABC)
Riley Keough – “The Girlfriend Experience” (Starz)
Sarah Paulson – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)
Charlotte Rampling – “London Spy” (BBC)
Kerry Washington – “Confirmation” (ABC)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Riz Ahmed – “The Night Of” (BBC)
Bryan Cranston – “All the Way” (HBO)
John Turturro – “The Night Of” (BBC)
Tom Hiddleston – “Night Manager” (AMC)
Courtney B. Vance – “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television
“American Crime” (ABC)
“The Dresser” (BBC)
“The Night Manager” (AMC)
“The Night Of” (BBC)
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series — Musical or Comedy
Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” ABC)
Gael Garcia Bernal – “Mozart in the Jungle” (AMazon)
Donald Glover – “Atlanta” (FX)
Nick Nolte – “Graves”
Jeffrey Tambor – “Transparent” (Amazon)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series — Musical or Comedy

Rachel Bloom – “My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (CW)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep” (HBO)
Sarah Jessica Parker – “Divorce” (HBO)
Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin” (CW)
Tracee Ellis Ross — “black-ish” (ABC)
Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO)


MOVIES


Best Motion Picture – Drama

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Director – Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle — La La Land
Tom Ford — Nocturnal Animals
Mel Gibson — Hacksaw Ridge
Barry Jenkins — Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan — Manchester by the Sea

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle — La La Land
Tom Ford — Nocturnal Animals
Barry Jenkins — Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan — Manchester by the Sea
Taylor Sheridan — Hell or High Water

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Denzel Washington — Fences
Casey Affleck — Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton — Loving
Andrew Garfield — Hacksaw Ridge
Viggo Mortensen — Captain Fantastic

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama
Isabelle Huppert — Elle
Natalie Portman — Jackie
Ruth Negga — Loving
Amy Adams — Arrival
Jessica Chastain — Miss Sloane

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Viola Davis — Fences
Naomie Harris — Moonlight
Nicole Kidman — Lion
Octavia Spencer — Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams — Manchester by the Sea

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Mahershala Ali — Moonlight
Jeff Bridges — Hell or High Water
Simon Helberg — Florence Foster Jenkins
Dev Patel — Lion
Aaron Taylor Johnson — Nocturnal Animals

Best Motion Picture –Musical or Comedy

20th Century Women
Deadpool
Florence Foster Jenkins
La La Land
Sing Street

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
Colin Farrell — The Lobster
Ryan Gosling — La La Land
Hugh Grant — Florence Foster Jenkins
Jonah Hill — War Dogs
Ryan Reynolds — Deadpool

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening — 20th Century Women
Lily Collins — Rules Don’t Apply
Hailee Steinfeld — The Edge of Seventeen
Emma Stone — La La Land
Meryl Streep — Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Original Score — Motion Picture
Moonlight (Nicholas Britell)
La La Land (Justin Hurwitz)
Arrival (Johann Johannson)
Lion (Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka)
Hidden Figures (Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch)

Best Original Song — Motion Picture

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” Trolls (Music and Lyrics: Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Shellback)
“City of Stars” La La Land (Music: Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics Benj Pasek, Justin Paul)
“Faith” Sing (Music and Lyrics: Ryan Tedder, Stevie Wonder, Francis Farewell Starlight)
“Gold” Gold (Music and Lyrics: Brian Burton, Stephen Gaghan, Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop)
“How Far I’ll Go” Moana (Music and Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda)

Best Animated Motion Picture
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini
Moana
Sing
Zootopia

​Best Motion Picture Foreign Language
Divines
Elle
Neruda
The Salesman
Tony Erdmann

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. Just saw the best show nominees and once again it’s hype over quality.

    Not a surprise, just the dismal state of affairs in Hollywood today.