The Affair, Transparent Win Golden Globes


LOS ANGELES: Last night's Golden Globes saw a number of freshman TV series scoring big wins, including The Affair taking home best drama series and Transparent winning best comedy series.

The Affair's Ruth Wilson won for best actress in a TV drama. The actor win in that category went to Kevin Spacey for House of Cards.

For comedy series, Gina Rodriguez of Jane the Virgin and Jeffrey Tambor of Transparent both scored statues.

Fargo won for best TV movie or mini series, with the series' star Billy Bob Thornton also winning in the performance category. Maggie Gyllenhaal won in the female performance category for The Honorable Woman.

Supporting nods for the TV category went to Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart and Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey.

Boyhood landed the top win of best motion picture drama, while The Grand Budapest Hotel won for musical or comedy motion picture. Julianne Moore won for best actress in a drama for Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won for best actor for The Theory of Everything. Michael Keaton was named best actor in a motion picture in a musical or comedy for Birdman. Amy Adams was the best actress winner in the musical or comedy category for Big Eyes. Supporting actor awards were presented to J.K. Simmons for Whiplash and Patricia Arquette for Boyhood.

The winner for best animated feature was How to Train Your Dragon 2. The best foreign-language film winner was Russia's Leviathan.

Richard Linklater took home best director for Boyhood. Birdman's Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu won for best screenplay.