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HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Tops TV Winners in the ‘2018 Golden Globes’

Amazon's 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' and Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' Named Best TV Series Comedy/Musical and Drama

The 2018 “Golden Globe Awards,” hosted by Seth Meyers, featured several strong statements in support of the #MeToo movement. Oprah Winfrey, who received the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, praised the legions of women who have come forward with their #MeToo stories. “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool you all have,” she said.

In the TV categories, HBO’s “Big Little Lies” came out on top, winning four awards, for Best Television Limited Series, Best Actress in a Limited Series (Nicole Kidman), Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series (Laura Dern), and Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series (Alexander Skarsgard). It was joined by Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which won Best Television Series: Drama and Best Actress in a Television Series — Drama (Elisabeth Moss) and recent Amazon entry “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which won Best Television Series — Comedy and Best Actress in Television Series: Comedy (Rachel Brosnahan).

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Lady Bird” won top honors in the movie categories.

What follows is a complete listing of the winners:

TELEVISION
-Best TV Series, Comedy/Musical: THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, AMAZON
-Best TV Series, Drama: THE HANDMAID’S TALE, HULU
-Best Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
-Best Actor, Limited TV Series/Made for TV Movie: EWAN MCGREGOR, FARGO
-Best Supporting Actress TV Series/Limited Series/TV Movie: LAURA DERN, BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
-Best Supporting Actor, TV Series/Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)
-Best Actor, TV Series – Drama: STERLING K. BROWN THIS IS US (HBO)
-Best Actress TV Series, Drama: ELISABETH MOSS, THE HANDMAID’S TALE (Hulu)
-Best Actress TV, Musical/Comedy: RACHEL BROSNAHAN, THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL (Amazon)
-Best Actress Limited Series TV: NICOLE KIDMAN, BIG LITTLE LIES (HBO)


MOVIES

-Best Motion Picture, Drama: THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
-Best Actor Motion Picture, Musical/Comedy: JAMES FRANCO, THE DISASTER ARTIST
-Best Actress, Motion Picture Drama: FRANCES MCDORMAND, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
-Best Actor, Motion Picture Drama – GARY OLDMAN, DARKEST HOUR
-Best Motion Picture, Musical/Comedy: LADY BIRD
-Best Actress, Film – Comedy: SAOIRSE RONAN, LADY BIRD
-Best Supporting Actor, Film: SAM ROCKWELL, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
-Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture: ALLISON JANNEY, I, TONYA
-Best Direction, Film: GUILLERMO DEL TORO, THE SHAPE OF WATER
-Best Director, Film: GUILLERMO DEL TORO, THE SHAPE OF WATER
-Best Animated Film: COCO
-Best Screenplay, Motion Picture: MARTIN MCDONAGH, THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
-Best Original Song, Film: “THIS IS ME” — THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
-Best Original Score, Film: ALEXANDRE DESPLAT, THE SHAPE OF WATER

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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