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HBO and Netflix top the list of Golden Globes nominations

HBO and Netflix top the list of Golden Globes nominations
From TechCrunch - December 11, 2017

The Golden Globe nominations are out, and once again HBO and Netflix have come out on top as the most-nominated networks. HBO is down by two from last years total of 14, but still leads with 12 nods for series including Big Little Lies, The Wizard of Lies, Game of Thrones, and the The Young Pope. Meanwhile, Netflix is having a banner yearit scored 9 nominations, the most it has ever received.

Thats a big jump over last year for Netflix, as well, when it received just five TV nominationsits lowest number since entering the race just a few years ago.

This time around, Netflix has a presence across a number of top categories.

Its nominations include The Crown and Stranger Things for Best TV Drama. The shows stars also earned nods, with David Harbour vying for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV movie, in Stranger Things, and Claire Foy for Best Actress in a TV Drama.

Master of None, earned two nods, including Best TV Comedy and sees Aziz Ansari competing for Best Actor in a TV Comedy. Ozarks Jason Bateman was nominated for Best Actor in a TV Drama; 13 Reasons Whys Katherine Langford is nominated for Best Actress in a TV Drama; and GLOWs Alison Brie is nominated for Best Actress in a TV Comedy.

Rounding out the top five networks were FX (8), NBC (5), and Showtime (5).

Netflix also earned nominations in the film categories, with two for Mudbound (BestSupporting Actress for Mary J. Bligeand Best Original Song for Bliges Mighty River) and Best Foreign Language Film for First They Killed My Father.

We are grateful to receive 12 nominations across eight properties in celebration of the breadth of our contentfrom film to television, comedy to drama, new to returning series, said Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content Officer, in a statement. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the recognition, and congratulations to our visionary artists and storytellers honored today.

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