Foxtel’s blockbuster lineup sweeps up at the Golden Globe noms

The Golden Globes, which celebrate the best in film and television, are turning 75 and FOX8 will again beam all the glitz and glamour live and exclusive from Hollywood’s most prestigious event on Monday January 8 – red carpet from 11.00am, with the awards ceremony from 12.00pm (AEDT).

Cementing its place as Australia’s home for quality drama, 11 of Foxtel’s blockbuster series on showcase have been nominated for Golden Globes: Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Feud: Bette and Joan, Ray Donovan, The Wizard of Lies, Mr. Robot, The Deuce, Genius, Insecure, Shameless, Better Things and Outlander. Top of the Lake: China Girl, airing on BBC First and Genius on National Geographic, have also been nominated.

During the live awards telecast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA, host Seth Myers and a string of Hollywood stars will pay tribute and celebrate how far the industry has come since the first awards presentation back on January 20, 1944 that celebrated the cinematic achievements of 1943, including Best Actor Paul Lukas in Watch on the Rhine, Best Actress Jennifer Jones in The Song of Bernadette, and Best Picture going to The Song of Bernadette.

Of the 11 Golden Globe television categories, Foxtel’s series have been nominated in an incredible 10 categories making the 2018 awards another win for subscription television in Australia. The nominations include:

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Game of Thrones – showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Catriona Balfe for Outlander; and Maggie Gyllenhaal for The Deuce – both showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Liev Schreiber for Ray Donovan – showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY
Pamela Aldon for Better Things (premieres January 2018 on showcase); and Issa Rae for Insecure – showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – MUSICAL OR COMEDY
William H. Macy for Shameless – showcase

BEST TELEVISION LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Big Little Lies and FEUD: Bette and Joan – both showcase; and Top of the Lake: China Girl – BBC First

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon for Big Little Lies; and Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon for FEUD: Bette and Joan – all showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Robert De Niro for The Wizard of Lies – showcase; and Geoffrey Rush for Genius – National Geographic

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley for Big little Lies; and Michelle Pfeiffer for The Wizard of Lies – both showcase

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION
Alfred Molina for Feud: Bette and Joan; Christian Slater for Mr Robot; and Alexander Skarsgard for Big Little Lies – all showcase

Prior to FOX8’s live screening of the Golden Globes from 11am, E! will be on the red carpet from 10am with all the Hollywood fashion.  FOX8 will also air a prime time screening of the award ceremony at 7.30pm the same evening.