Everything You Need to Know About Sunday's Golden Globes

Everything You Need to Know About Sunday's Golden Globes

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Tara Bellucci
Jan 6, 2017
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The Golden Globes: the first award show of the year, and arguably the most fun. The best of film and television are in one room, getting drunk, and hilarity often ensues. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is handing out statues this Sunday, so here's what you need to know.

How to watch

The broadcast starts at 8pm ET on NBC. If you're away from a television, NBC is also live-streaming the ceremony on NBC.com, though you'll need a valid cable provider login.

The red carpet, however, is even more accessible. Starting at 6pm ET, official pre-show coverage will stream live from the The Beverly Hilton on goldenglobes.twitter.com, in the Twitter Moments section, and on the Golden Globes Twitter account.

The red carpet hosts will also source questions from Twitter.


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The host

Jimmy Fallon is hosting this year's Golden Globes, and has been teasing his big opening number. "There's a lot of people who are going to be involved with the opening. I don't want to name names or spoil anything," he told PEOPLE, before rattling off some A-listers. "But Ryan Reynolds … Tina Fey. Uh, but it's going to be good. Justin Timberlake — and Kit Harington." We'll take it.


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The nominees

On the film side, La La Land, the musical starring Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone, tops the list with seven nominations. Moonlight scores six, Nocturnal Animals gets nods for Tom Ford's writing and directing, and Lion snags acting noms, among others.

For TV, new shows like This Is Us, Westworld, Atlanta, The Crown and Stranger Things grab nominations alongside old favorites like Game of Thrones, Veep, Black-ish, and Transparent. HBO leads the other networks with 14 nominations; FX comes in second with nine, and AMC, ABC, Amazon, and Netflix each grab five.

Check out the full list of nominees:

Best Picture, Drama

  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

Best Picture, Comedy or Musical

  • 20th Century Women
  • Deadpool
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • La La Land
  • Sing Street

Best Actor, Drama

  • Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
  • Joel Edgerton, Loving
  • Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
  • Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Actress, Drama

  • Amy Adams, Arrival
  • Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane
  • Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Ruth Negga, Loving
  • Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Director

  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
  • Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actor, Musical or Comedy

  • Colin Farrell, The Lobster
  • Ryan Gosling, La La Land
  • Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jonah Hill, War Dogs
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Actress, Musical or Comedy

  • Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
  • Lily Collins, Rules Don't Apply
  • Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen
  • Emma Stone, La La Land
  • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Screenplay

  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
  • Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

Best Supporting Actor

  • Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
  • Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
  • Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Dev Patel, Lion
  • Aaron Taylor Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actress

  • Viola Davis, Fences
  • Naomie Harris, Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman, Lion
  • Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Original Score

  • Moonlight
  • La La Land
  • Arrival
  • Lion
  • Hidden Figures

Best Original Song

  • "Can't Stop the Feeling," Trolls
  • "City of Stars," La La Land
  • "Faith," Sing
  • "Gold," Gold
  • "How Far I'll Go," Moana

Best Animated Feature Film

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • Sing
  • Zootopia

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Divines
  • Elle
  • Neruda
  • The Salesman
  • Toni Erdmann

Best TV series, drama

  • "Game of Thrones" (HBO)
  • "Stranger Things" (Netflix)
  • "The Crown" (Netflix)
  • "Westworld" (HBO)
  • "This Is Us" (NBC)

Best actor in a TV series, drama

  • Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot" (USA)
  • Matthew Rhys, "The Americans" (FX)
  • Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul" (AMC)
  • Billy Bob Thornton, "Goliath" (Amazon)
  • Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan" (Showtime)

Best actress in a TV series, drama

  • Winona Ryder, "Stranger Things" (Netflix)
  • Claire Foy, "The Crown" (Netflix)
  • Evan Rachel Wood, "Westworld" (HBO)
  • Caitriona Balfe, "Outlander" (Starz)
  • Keri Russell, "The Americans" (FX)

Best TV series, comedy

  • "Transparent" (Amazon)
  • "Atlanta" (FX)
  • "Veep" (HBO)
  • "Black-ish" (ABC)
  • "Mozart in the Jungle" (Amazon)

Best actor in a TV series, comedy

  • Donald Glover, "Atlanta" (FX)
  • Gael Garcia Bernal, "Mozart in the Jungle" (Amazon)
  • Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish" (ABC)
  • Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" (Amazon)
  • Nick Nolte, "Graves" (Epix)

Best actress in a TV series, comedy

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep" (HBO)
  • Issa Rae, "Insecure" (HBO)
  • Rachel Bloom, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (CW)
  • Gina Rodriguez, "Jane the Virgin" (CW)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish" (ABC)
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, "Divorce" (HBO)

Best TV movie or limited series

  • "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)
  • "The Night Manager" (AMC)
  • "The Night Of" (HBO)
  • "The Dresser" (Starz)
  • "American Crime" (ABC)

Best actor in a TV movie or limited series

  • Courtney B. Vance, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)
  • Riz Ahmed, "The Night Of" (HBO)
  • John Turturro, "The Night Of" (HBO)
  • Tom Hiddleston, "The Night Manager" (AMC)
  • Bryan Cranston, "All the Way" (HBO)

Best actress in a TV movie or limited series

  • Sarah Paulson, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)
  • Felicity Huffman, "American Crime" (ABC)
  • Kerry Washington, "Confirmation" (HBO)
  • Riley Keough, "The Girlfriend Experience" (Starz)
  • Charlotte Rampling, "London Spy" (BBC America)

Best supporting actor in a series, limited series or TV movie

  • Sterling K. Brown, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)
  • John Travolta, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" (FX)
  • Hugh Laurie, "The Night Manager" (AMC)
  • John Lithgow, "The Crown" (Netflix)
  • Christian Slater, "Mr. Robot" (USA)

Best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV movie

  • Olivia Colman, "The Night Manager" (AMC)
  • Chrissy Metz, "This Is Us" (NBC)
  • Lena Headey, "Game of Thrones" (HBO)
  • Mandy Moore, "This Is Us" (NBC)
  • Thandie Newton, "Westworld" (HBO)
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