66th Golden Globe Awards

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66th Golden Globe Awards

January 11, 2009


Picture - Drama:
Slumdog Millionaire


Picture - Musical or Comedy:
Vicky Cristina Barcelona


TV Series - Drama:
Mad Men


TV Series - Musical / Comedy:
30 Rock


Miniseries or TV Movie:
John Adams

The 66th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony, honoring the best in film and television of 2008, was broadcast on January 11, 2009, from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States on the NBC TV network. The broadcast was watched by approximately 14.6 million viewers with a rating of 4.9/12. The ceremony returned in style after the previous year's ceremony was cancelled due to the Writers Guild of America strike, and all the presenters apologised to viewers during the broadcast for such.[1][2]

Presenters[edit]

Presenters at the 66th Golden Globe Awards included:

Nominations and winners[edit]

Complete list of nominees and winners:[3][4]

(Winners denoted in bold)

Cecil B. DeMille Award[edit]

Film[edit]

Danny Boyle, Best Director winner
Mickey Rourke, Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama winner
Kate Winslet, Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama winner and Best Supporting Actress winner
Colin Farrell, Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy winner
Sally Hawkins, Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy winner
Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor winner
Gabriel Byrne, Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama winner
Anna Paquin, Best Actress in a Television Series - Drama winner
Alec Baldwin, Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy winner
Tina Fey, Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy winner
Best Motion Picture - Drama Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Best Director - Motion Picture Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Best Original Song - Motion Picture Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Best Foreign Language Film Best Animated Feature Film

Television[edit]

Best Television Series - Drama Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Best Miniseries or Television Film
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film

 

Awards breakdown[edit]

Number of nominations[edit]

Film[edit]

5: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Doubt, Frost/Nixon
4: The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Slumdog Millionaire, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
3: In Bruges, The Wrestler
2: Bolt, Burn After Reading, Changeling, Happy-Go-Lucky, I've Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime), Last Chance Harvey, Mamma Mia!, Tropic Thunder, WALL-E
1: The Baader Meinhof Complex, Cadillac Records, The Dark Knight, Defiance, The Duchess, Everlasting Moments, Gomorrah, Gran Torino, Kung Fu Panda, Milk, Pineapple Express, Rachel Getting Married, Waltz With Bashir

Television[edit]

5: In Treatment, Recount
4: John Adams
3: 30 Rock, Bernard and Doris, Cranford, Entourage, Mad Men
2: Brothers & Sisters, Californication, Dexter, House, The Office, True Blood, Weeds
1: 24: Redemption, An American Crime, The Closer, Coco Chanel, How I Met Your Mother, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Monk, A Raisin in the Sun, Samantha Who?, The Starter Wife, The Tudors, Ugly Betty

Actors[edit]

2: Ralph Fiennes (The Duchess, Bernard and Doris)
2: Meryl Streep (Mamma Mia!, Doubt)
2: Tom Wilkinson (Recount, John Adams)
2: Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road, The Reader)

Number of wins[edit]

Film[edit]

4/4: Slumdog Millionaire
2/3: The Wrestler
1/4: The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
1/3: In Bruges
1/2: Happy-Go-Lucky, WALL-E
1/1: The Dark Knight, Waltz with Bashir

Television[edit]

4/4: John Adams
3/3: 30 Rock
1/5: In Treatment, Recount
1/3: Mad Men
1/2: True Blood

Actors[edit]

2/2: Kate Winslet (The Reader, Revolutionary Road)
1/2: Tom Wilkinson (John Adams)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Golden Globes deliver second-worst ratings since '95". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  2. ^ "Primetime Ratings: Football Playoffs Boosts CBS". Broadcasting and Cable Association. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  3. ^ Silverman, Stephen (2008-12-11). "Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Score Golden Globe Nods". People. Archived from the original on 14 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Nominations & Winners". Golden Globes. Archived from the original on 16 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-12.