Shocking Golden Globe (TV) snubs: Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Poehler, Julia Roberts …

The Golden Globe nominations for TV shows and performers are often difficult to pin down, given voters’ penchant for embracing new shows and quickly dismissing old ones (all of last year’s comedy winners were shown the door this time around). As a result, there were a number of surprises, and some of the contenders we were expecting to be nominated were snubbed.

Below, the lists of those programs and performers who won’t be in the running on Jan. 11 at the 72nd annual edition of these kudos. (Click here for the complete list of who did earn nominations.)

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NOT NOMINATED: Best Drama Series
Homeland
How to Get Away with Murder
The Knick
The Leftovers
Masters of Sex
Outlander

NOT NOMINATED: Best Drama Actor
Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men
Michael Sheen, “Masters of Sex
Justin Theroux, “The Leftovers

NOT NOMINATED: Best Drama Actress
Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander
Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex”
Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black
Keri Russell, “The Americans
Kerry Washington, “Scandal

NOT NOMINATED: Best Musical/Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Veep

NOT NOMINATED: Best Musical/Comedy Actor
Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory
Andy Samberg, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine

NOT NOMINATED: Best Musical/Comedy Actress
Anna Faris, “Mom
Lisa Kudrow, “The Comeback
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation

NOT NOMINATED: Best TV Movie/Limited Series
American Horror Story: Freak Show
The Honourable Woman
Sherlock: His Last Vow

NOT NOMINATED: Best TV Movie/Limited Series Actor
Adrien Brody, “Houdini
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: His Last Vow
Richard Jenkins, “Olive Kitteridge

NOT NOMINATED: Best TV Movie/Limited Series Actress
Minnie Driver, “Return to Zero
Rebecca Ferguson, “The Red Tent
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”
Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful

NOT NOMINATED: Best TV Supporting Actor
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
Josh Charles, “The Good Wife
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones
Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: His Last Vow”
Tobias Menzies, “Outlander”

NOT NOMINATED: Best TV Supporting Actress
Ellen Burstyn, “Flowers in the Attic
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones
Kate Mulgrew, “Orange is the New Black
Julia Roberts, “The Normal Heart
Bellamy Young, “Scandal

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