‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ exclusive: Woody Allen program will be a limited series at Golden Globes

Amazon exclusively reports to Gold Derby that the Woody Allen program “Crisis in Six Scenes” will be entered as a limited series and not a comedy at the 2017 Golden Globes. Despite being a favorite of Hollywood Foreign Press voters, Allen himself has opted out of the lead acting race on their ballot.

Sign up: Gold Derby’s free newsletter with
experts’ latest predictions and breaking news

The show debuted on the streaming service on September 30 with all six episodes written and directed by Allen. He also starred as Sidney Munsinger, a middle class suburban man in the 1960s whose life is upset by the arrival of Lennie Dale (played by pop star and actress Miley Cyrus). Actress and writer Elaine May played Sidney’s wife Kay Munsinger. Both of those ladies will be considered by voters in the all-encompassing Best TV Supporting Actress category.

Dish ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ with Hollywood insiders in our notorious forums

Allen is a two-time Globe winner for writing “The Purple Rose of Cairo” (1986) and “Midnight in Paris” (2012). He also received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for life achievement at the 2014 ceremony (accepted by frequent co-star Diane Keaton in his absence). His career has included a total of 13 Golden Globe nominations. In addition to the two victories, he was nominated for “Annie Hall” (1978, directing, writing and acting), “Interiors” (1979, directing and writing), “Zelig” (1984, acting), “Hannah and Her Sisters” (1987, directing and writing), “Match Point” (2006, directing and writing), and “Midnight in Paris” (directing).

He is also a four-time Oscar champ among 24 nominations. Those wins were for “Annie Hall” (directing and writing), “Hannah and Her Sisters” (writing), and “Midnight in Paris” (writing).

Make your Golden Globe predictions now; change them until Dec. 12

Make your early Golden Globes TV picks now and tell industry insiders which shows and performers you have out front to win on January 8. You can keep changing them until just before nominations are announced on December 12 at 5 am PT/8 am ET. But it is important to register your initial predictions now both to lock in those all-important starter odds and let Hollywood know who has the inside track for these kudos. Be sure to make your predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s nominees). Read our contest rules.

More News from GoldDerby

Loading