Netflix Tops Golden Globe TV Nominations


LOS ANGELES: Cable and OTT platforms lead the 2016 Golden Globe TV nominations, with Netflix scoring the most nods, followed by HBO, Starz, Amazon Video and FX.

As for most-nominated series, American Crime, Fargo, Mr. Robot, Outlander, Transparent and Wolf Hall each landed three nominations.

Mr. Robot and Outlander are both nominated for best TV drama, alongside Empire, Game of Thrones and Narcos. The nominees for best actor in a television drama are Jon Hamm for Mad Men, Rami Malek for Mr. Robot, Wagner Moura for Narcos, Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul and Liev Schreiber for Ray Donovan. The best actress nominees on the TV drama side are Caitriona Balfe for Outlander, Viola Davis for How to Get Away with Murder, Eva Green for Penny Dreadful, Taraji P. Henson for Empire and Robin Wright for House of Cards.

Casual, Mozart in the Jungle, Silicon Valley, Transparent, Orange Is the New Black and Veep are all up for best TV comedy. The performance nods on the comedy side went to Aziz Anzari for Master of None, Gael García Bernal for Mozart in the Jungle, Rob Lowe for The Grinder, Patrick Stewart for Blunt Talk and Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent for best actor, and Rachel Bloom for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Jamie Lee Curtis for Scream Queens, Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep, Gina Rodriguez for Jane the Virgin and Lily Tomlin for Grace and Frankie are up for best actress.

The TV movie/limited series nominees for 2016 are American Crime, Fargo, Flesh and Bone, Wolf Hall and American Horror Story: Hotel. For individual performance in a TV movie/limited series, Idris Elba is nominated for Luther, Oscar Isaac for Show Me a Hero, David Oyelowo for Nightingale, Mark Rylance for Wolf Hall and Patrick Wilson for Fargo. Lady Gaga is up for her work on American Horror Story: Hotel in the best actress category, which also features Flesh and Bone‘s Sarah Hay, American Crime‘s Felicity Huffman, Bessie‘s Queen Latifah and Fargo‘s Kirsten Dunst.

The supporting nods for best actor in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television went to Alan Cumming for The Good Wife, Damien Lewis for Wolf Hall, Ben Mendelsohn for Bloodline, Tobias Menzies for Outlander and Christian Slater for Mr. Robot. In the best supporting actress arena, the nominees are Uzo Aduba for Orange Is the New Black, Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey, Judith Light for Transparent, Maura Tierney for The Affair and Regina King for American Crime.