The Golden Globes: TV Predictions

With the announcement of the Golden Globes nominations rapidly approaching, it is time for some predictions. Our wonderful editor, Clayton has taken care of the movie end of the predictions and I shall cover the predicted nominees for the Television section of the Golden Globes.

Best Drama Series:

Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

Alt. The Walking Dead, The Good Wife

Best Actor in a Drama Series:

Steve Buscemi- Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston- Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall- Dexter
Damian Lewis- Homeland
Timothy Olyphant- Justified

Alt. Sean Bean- Game of Thrones, Kelsey Grammer- Boss

Best Actress in a Drama Series:

Kathy Bates- Harry’s Law
Glenn Close- Damages
Claire Danes- Homeland
Julianna Margulies- The Good Wife
Katey Sagal- Sons of Anarchy

Alt. Emmy Rossum- Shameless, Maria Bello- Prime Suspect

Best Comedy Series:

30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

Alt. Enlightened, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Best Actor in a Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin- 30 Rock
Steve Carell- The Office
Louie C.K.- Louie
Larry David- Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons- The Big Bang Theory

Alt. Ashton Kutcher- Two and a Half Men, Matt LeBlanc- Episodes

Best Actress in a Comedy Series:

Laura Dern- Enlightened
Tina Fey- 30 Rock
Laura Linney- The Big C
Melissa McCarthy- Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler- Parks and Recreation

Alt. Zooey Deschanel- New Girl, Edie Falco- Nurse Jackie


Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Kennedys
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail

Alt. Moby Dick, Luther

Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries

Idris Elba- Luther
James Gandolfini- Cinema Verite
John Hurt- Too Big to Fail
Greg Kinnear- The Kennedys
Barry Pepper- The Kennedys

Alt. Ethan Hawke- Moby Dick, Samuel L. Jackson- The Sunset Limited

Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseires

Taraji P. Henson- Taken From Me
Diane Lane- Cinema Verite
Jean Marsh- Upstairs Downstairs
Elizabeth McGovern- Downton Abbey
Kate Winslet- Mildred Pierce

Alt: Katie Holmes- The Kennedys, Melissa Leo- The Space Between

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Ty Burrell- Modern Family
Chris Colfer- Glee
Peter Dinklage- Game of Thrones
Guy Pearce- Mildred Pierce
Michael Pitt- Boardwalk Empire

Alt: James Woods- Too Big to Fail, Tom Wilkinson- The Kennedys

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Jane Lynch- Glee
Margo Martindale- Justified
Maggie Smith- Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara- Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood- Mildred Pierce

Alt: Julie Bowen- Modern Family, Kelly MacDonald- Boardwalk Empire

Who do you think will be nominated this year in each section?

Tune in Thursday morning as the Golden Globes announce their nominations.

What do you think?

Written by Anna Young

I’ve grown up always being able to share my love of film with others. What makes it particularly important to me is that my passion started with my parents and my best friend Caitlin. Whether it has been spending the whole day at the theater with my parents, or sitting on the floor of a movie store for hours with Caitlin, this love of mine has always been a huge part of who I am. This love affair has been going strong for over a decade. My name is Anna and I’m in love with film.

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