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Golden Globes 2019: Michael Douglas Wins Best Actor In a Comedy Series

Veteran actor Michael Douglas won the first Golden Globes award in the television category, taking home the best actor in a comedy or musical award.

Michael Douglas (r) of Netflix's 'The Kominsky Method'

Michael Douglas (r) of Netflix's 'The Kominsky Method'

Douglas won the award for his role in Netflix's The Kominsky Method, beating out Sacha Baron Cohen (Who Is America), Jim Carrey (Kidding), Donald Glover (Atlanta) and Bill Hader (Barry).

Richard Madden took home the Golden Globes Award for best performance by an actor in drama series for his role in Netflix's Bodyguard, besting Jason Bateman (Ozark), Stephan James (Homecoming), Billy Porter (Pose), and Matthew Rhys (The Americans).

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.