Rob Licuria: Good, bad and ugly of Golden Globe TV awards

The Golden Globes usually like to reward the new and shiny. This year, they went back to some of their favorites but did crown current TV “It” girl Lena Dunham. (Read Rob’s review of film awards here.)

Don Cheadle’s deserving win for “House of Lies” was a great surprise, right on time as it returns for a second season. Ditto for Dunham and “Girls,” back now on HBO for its sophomore run.

Showtime continued its incredible run of late with a clean sweep of the drama categories, as  “Homeland” and leading lady Claire Danes repeated from last year while co-star Damian Lewis won for the first time. They are all reigning Emmy champs. 

Indeed, tonight seemed like an Emmys replay. Maggie Smith for “Downton Abbey,” again. “Game Change,” again. That telefilm’s star Julianne Moore, again. Kevin Costner for the miniseries “Hatfields and McCoys,” again. 

Salma Hayek and Paul Rudd presenting the Best Drama Series category – sloppy, awkward and strange.

And I’ll have whatever Aziz Ansari is. Were his all-over-the-place ramblings when announcing the Best TV Comedy Actress category part of his act, or was he just having a really, really good time?

2 thoughts on “Rob Licuria: Good, bad and ugly of Golden Globe TV awards

  1. I thought Salma Hayek and Paul Rudd were having a teleprompter problem which brought on the awkwardness. Nothing like technical difficulties on live television to make you feel like a deer caught in the headlights. I liked Aziz. I think that is definitely part of his act.

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