HBO rebounded from a Golden Globes shutout last year to lead the 75th annual Golden Globes awards winners in the television category, announced Sunday night.
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Led by its limited series Big Little Lies, HBO won four Golden Globes during NBC's live ceremony telecast, hosted by Seth Meyers. Streaming services Amazon and Hulu both won two Golden Globes awards, with FX, NBC and Netflix garnering one award each, according to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Big Little Lies’ four awards doubled the count generated by second place finishers, Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Hulu’sThe Handmaid’s Tale. The streaming shows won the Golden Globe awards for best comedy and best drama series, respectively, marking the first time shows from streaming services swept the coveted awards.
Elisabeth Moss followed up her recent Emmy Award win for best actress in a drama series with a Golden Globe in the category, while Sterling K. Brown won the Globe award for best performance by an actor in a drama, matching his Emmy award in the category.
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Oprah Winfrey --who was awarded the Cecil B. deMille Award during the ceremony -- summed up the sentiments of many Globe winners who spoke in support of the #MeToo movement by saying she's been inspired by all the women who have told their stories regarding sexual harrassment.
“Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we have,” she said. “A new day is on the horizon.”
2018 Golden Globe Winners In The Television Category:
Best Television Series -- Drama
The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu
Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series – Drama
Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series –Drama
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)
Best TV Series – Musical Or Comedy
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – Amazon
Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Best Performance By An Actor In A Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Aziz Ansari, Master of None (Netflix)
Best TV Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Big Little Lies – HBO
Best Performance By an Actress In A Limited-Series or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Nicole Kidman. Big Little Lies (HBO)
Best Performance By an Actor In A Limited-Series or A Motion Picture Made For Television
Ewan McGregor –Fargo (FX)
Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Laura Dern – Big Little Lies (HBO)
Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Series, Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television
Alexander Skarsgard – Big Little Lies (HBO)
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