2016 Golden Globes Nominees

The 2016 Golden Globes nominees have been announced. Who was nominated? And which Australian networks have the most nominated shows?

By Dan Barrett

Nominees for the 2016 Golden Globes were announced overnight in the US, with the TV categories showing a very strong shift away from broadcast TV and towards cable, with an increasingly stronger showing for streaming content from the likes of Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix.

Netflix led the networks in nominations with eight, followed closely behind by HBO with seven nominations, and Starz with six. With Amazon Video receiving five nominations and hulu receiving its first nomination this year, streaming services are starting to really make their presence felt.

SVOD services are now starting to encroach on the film awards too, with the star of Netflix’s original feature film Beasts of No Nation, Idris Elba, nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category.

Local streaming service Stan will be happy with the nominations, with their highly promoted import series Transparent and Mozart In The Jungle both recognised, along with a nomination for Better Call Saul series star Bob Odenkirk.

Foxtel lead other Australian broadcasters in the sheer volume of nominated series. As the Australian destination for HBO content, the subscription TV service will undoubtedly promote the seven nominations received for those series, which includes Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep. Other nominated series broadcast by Foxtel include Outlander, Jane The Virgin, Mr Robot, Penny Dreadful, Luther, and The Affair.

The 73rd Golden Globes Awards will broadcast live in Australia on 11 January 2016 on FOX8.

Golden Globe 2016 nominees

Television categories

Best Television Series – Drama
‘Empire’
‘Game of Thrones’
‘Mr Robot’
‘Narcos’
‘Outlander’

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical
‘Casual’
‘Mozart in the Jungle’
‘Orange is the New Black’
‘Silicon Valley’
‘Transparent’
‘Veep’

Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
‘American Crime’
‘American Horror Story: Hotel’
‘Fargo’
‘Flesh and Bone’
‘Wolf Hall’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Jon Hamm, ‘Mad Men’
Rami Malek, ‘Mr Robot’
Wagner Maura, ‘Narcos’
Bob Odenkirk, ‘Better Call Saul’
Liev Schreiber, ‘Ray Donovan’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Caitriona Balfe, ‘Outlander’
Viola Davis, ‘How to Get Away with Murder’
Eva Green, ‘Penny Dreadful’
Taraji P Henson, ‘Empire’
Robin Wright, ‘House of Cards’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical
Aziz Ansari, ‘Master of None’
Gael Garcia Bernal, ‘Mozart’
Rob Lowe, ‘The Grinder’
Patrick Stewart, ‘Blunt Talk’
Jeffrey Tambor, ‘Transparent’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical
Rachel Bloom, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’
Jamie Lee Curtis, ‘Scream Queens’
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, ‘Veep’
Gina Rodriguez, ‘Jane the Virgin’
Lily Tomlin, ‘Grace and Frankie’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Idris Elba, ‘Luther’
Oscar Isaac, ‘Show Me a Hero’
David Oyelowo, ‘Nightingale’
Mark Rylance, ‘Wolf Hall’
Patrick Wilson, ‘Fargo’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Kirsten Dunst, ‘Fargo’
Felicity Huffman, ‘American Crime’
Lady Gaga, ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’
Sarah Hay, ‘Flesh and Bone’
Queen Latifah, ‘Bessie’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Alan Cumming, ‘The Good Wife’
Damian Lewis, ‘Wolf Hall’
Ben Mendelsohn, ‘Bloodline’
Tobias Menzies, ‘Outlander’
Christian Slater, ‘Mr Robot’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Uzo Aduba, ‘Orange is the New Black’
Joanne Froggatt, ‘Downton Abbey’
Regina King, ‘American Crime’
Judith Light, ‘Transparent’
Maura Tierney, ‘The Affair’

Film categories

Best Motion Picture – Drama
‘Carol’
‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
‘The Revenant’
‘Room’
‘Spotlight’

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
‘The Big Short’
‘Joy’
‘The Martian’
‘Spy’
‘Trainwreck’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Bryan Cranston, ‘Trumbo’
Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘The Revenant’
Michael Fassbender, ‘Steve Jobs’
Eddie Redmayne, ‘The Danish Girl’
Will Smith, ‘Concussion’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Cate Blanchett, ‘Carol’
Brie Larson, ‘Room’
Rooney Mara, ‘Carol’
Saoirse Ronan, ‘Brooklyn’
Alicia Vikander, ‘The Danish Girl’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Christian Bale, ‘The Big Short’
Steve Carell, ‘The Big Short’
Matt Damon, ‘The Martian’
Al Pacino, ‘Danny Collins’
Mark Ruffalo, ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Joy’
Melissa McCarthy, ‘Spy’
Amy Schumer, ‘Trainwreck’
Maggie Smith, ‘The Lady in the Van’
Lily Tomlin, ‘Grandma’

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Paul Dano, ‘Love & Mercy’
Idris Elba, ‘Beasts of No Nation’
Mark Rylance, ‘Bridge of Spies’
Michael Shannon, ’99 Homes’
Sylvester Stallone, ‘Creed’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Jane Fonda, ‘Youth’
Jennifer Jason Leigh, ‘The Hateful Eight’
Helen Mirren, ‘Trumbo’
Alicia Vikander, ‘Ex Machina’
Kate Winslet, ‘Steve Jobs’

Best Director – Motion Picture
Todd Haynes, ‘Carol’
Alejandro G Inarritu, ‘The Revenant’
Tom McCarthy, ‘Spotlight’
George Miller, ‘Max Max: Fury Road’
Ridley Scott, ‘The Martian’

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
‘The Big Short’
‘The Hateful Eight’
‘Room’
‘Spotlight’
‘Steve Jobs’

Best Animated Feature Film
‘Anomalisa’
‘The Good Dinosaur’
‘Inside Out’
‘The Peanuts Movie’
‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’

Best Foreign Language Film
‘The Brand New Testament’
‘The Club’
‘The Fencer’
‘Mustang’
‘Son of Saul’

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
‘Carol’
‘The Danish Girl’
‘The Hateful Eight’
‘The Revenant’
‘Steve Jobs’

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
‘Love Me Like You Do’, Ellie Goulding – ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
‘One Kind of Love’, Brian Wilson – ‘Love & Mercy
‘See You Again’, Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth – ‘Fast & Furious 7
‘Simple Song #3’, Sumi Jo – ‘Youth’
‘Writing’s On the Wall’, Sam Smith – ‘Spectre’

Nominations By TV Network:

Netflix 8
HBO 7
Starz 6
Amazon Video 5
FX 5
ABC 4
FOX 4
PBS 4
Showtime 3
USA Network 3
AMC 2
The CW 2
BBC America 1
CBS 1
hulu 1

Nominations By Motion Picture Distributor:

Twentieth Century Fox 12
Universal Pictures 8
The Weinstein Company 8
Paramount Pictures 5
A24 4
Sony Pictures Classics 4
Bleecker Street 3
Focus Features 3
Fox Searchlight Pictures 3
Lionsgate 3
Open Road Films 3
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures 3
Warner Bros. Pictures 3
Roadside Attractions 2
Sony Pictures Releasing 2
Belga Films 1
Broad Green Pictures 1
Cohen Media Group 1
Le Pacte 1
Music Box Films 1
Netflix 1
Oy Nordisk Film Ab 1
Studiocanal 1

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