Chris Beachum: Good, bad and ugly of Golden Globe TV nominations
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - Drama Series
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Drama Actor
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Drama Actress
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - Comedy Series
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Comedy Actor
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Comedy Actress
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Movie/Limited Series Actor
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Movie/Limited Series
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Movie/Limited Series Actress
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Supporting Actor
Golden Globes (TV) 2012 - TV Supporting Actress
brought quite a bit of the expected, meaning their familiar mix of continued favorites, first recognitions of new shows and performers, and Golden Globe nominations that get the tongues talking. unexplainable snubs
First-ever nominations for (" Connie Britton Nashville"), (" Benedict Cumberbatch Sherlock"), (" Lena Dunham Girls"), (" Max Greenfield New Girl"), and (" Louis C.K. Louie").
Breaking Bad" finally breaking through with its first drama series bid.
The Newsroom" and star receiving much deserved nominations. Jeff Daniels
Continued love for "
Homeland" and stars and Claire Danes from the first kudos that recognized them last year (plus Damian Lewis this time!). Mandy Patinkin
(" Tina Fey 30 Rock") and (" Amy Poehler Parks and Recreation") reaping competing bids and therefore setting up a very funny possible situation on the show.
The Girl," , and Toby Jones all earning nominations. Sienna Miller
A big snub to (" Matthew Perry Go On"), who I thought would actually win Best TV Comedy Actor.
(" Kenneth Branagh Wallander"), and Ty Burrell (" Julie Bowen Modern Family"), and his miniseries " Martin Freeman Sherlock", and Bill Paxton (" Tom Berenger Hatfields and McCoys"), ("The Newsroom") and Sam Waterston ("Breaking Bad"). Aaron Paul
The Hour" is in contention as top miniseries but nothing for stars , Romola Garai , or especially Dominic West . Ben Whishaw
The amazing trend this group has of awarding someone and then kicking them out completely the following year: see you later, (" Kelsey Grammer Boss") and (" Peter Dinklage Game of Thrones").
Becoming the first show ever to snub "
Mad Men" in the top category (in fact, the only nod this time is for ). Jon Hamm
A major omission for "
American Horror Story: Asylum" as top miniseries (even though last year's winner is nominated again). Jessica Lange
The complete rejection of Lifetime's "
Steel Magnolias" and stars , Queen Latifah , and Phylicia Rashad . Alfre Woodard