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Globes16: Netflix Set For Golden Outing

Netflix took the Golden Globes nominations title with eight, one better than HBO’s seven, and seeks to convert that into the most trophies in Beverly Hills Sunday night.

Starz was next with six nominations and Amazon Prime Video and FX with five, then ABC, Fox and PBS at four.

Netflix will seek to reverse a rough Emmys in September, when the streaming service went home from the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles with just one trophy while watching HBO claim 14.

UPDATE: The first TV award of the night went to Maura Tierney (pictured above in the group) as best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV movie, for her portrayal of Helen Solloway in Showtime's The Affair.

--The second TV award, for best performance by an actress in a TV musical or comedy, went to Rachel Bloom for The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

--The third TV Globe, for best TV series, musical or comedy, went to Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle.

--The Globe for best limited series or TV movie went to Wolf Hall on PBS (which starred Mark Rylance and the above pictured Damian Lewis).

--Best performance by an actor in a limited series or TV movie was claimed by Oscar Isaac in HBO's Show Me a Hero.

--Christian Slater claimed the Globe for best performance by an actor in a supporting role for a series, limited series or TV movie for USA's Mr. Robot.

--Mad Men's Jon Hamm won for best performance by an actor in a television series -- drama.

--Best performance by an actor in a TV series, musical or comedy, went to Gael Garcia Bernal for Mozart in the Jungle. (Nominee Asiz Ansari, of Netflix's Master of None, was spotted reading a hardcover book entitled "Losing to [Transparent's] Jeffrey Tambor With Dignity," subtitled There's no shame in being second best; from the best-selling author of "Losing to Bryan Cranston With Dignity.")

--The Globe for an actress in a limited series or TV movie went to Lady Gaga for playing The Countess in FX's American Horror Story: Hotel; she declared it was "one of the greatest moments of my life."

--Another big win for USA's Mr. Robot as it claims the Globe for best TV series, drama. Creator Sam Esmail gives credit to USA's Alex Sepiol and Jackie De Crinis who "really backed this show from the beginning."

--Empire's Taraji Henson won for best performance by an actress in a TV series, drama. She credited numerous Fox executives and pleaded for more speech time. 

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Pictured: Showtime Networks chairman Matthew C. Blank, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Maura Tierney (The Affair), Damian Lewis (Billions), Showtime president and CEO David Nevins at Showtime Golden Globe dinner in Beverly Hills on Jan. 9. Eric Charbonneau/Showtime