66th Golden Globe Awards

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66th Golden Globe Awards
DateJanuary 11, 2009
SiteBeverly Hilton Hotel
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California
Highlights
Best Film: DramaSlumdog Millionaire
Best Film: Musical or ComedyVicky Cristina Barcelona
Best Drama SeriesMad Men
Best Musical or Comedy Series30 Rock
Best Miniseries or Television movieJohn Adams
Most awards(4) Slumdog Millionaire
Most nominations(5) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Doubt
Frost/Nixon

The 66th Golden Globe Awards, 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 after the previous year's ceremony was canceled due to the Writers Guild of America strike. The nominations were announced on December 12, 2008.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Mickey Rourke, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama winner
Kate Winslet, Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama 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
Paul Giamatti, Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film winner
Laura Linney, Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film winner
Tom Wilkinson, Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner
Laura Dern, Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film winner

These are the nominees for the 66th Golden Globe Awards. Winners are listed at the top of each list.[1][2]

Film[edit]

Motion Picture
Best Motion Picture – Drama Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Acting
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]

The following films and programs received multiple nominations:

Films[edit]

Nominations Film
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 (II y a longtemps que je t'aime)
Last Chance Harvey
Mamma Mia!
Tropic Thunder
WALL-E

Television[edit]

Nominations Series
5 In Treatment
Recount
4 John Adams
3 30 Rock
Bernard and Doris
Entourage
Mad Men
2 Brothers & Sisters
Californication
Dexter
House
The Office
True Blood
Weeds

The following films and programs received multiple wins:

Film[edit]

Wins Film
4 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Wrestler

Television[edit]

Wins Series
4 John Adams
3 30 Rock

Ceremony[edit]

Presenters[edit]

Cecil B. DeMille Award[edit]

Steven Spielberg

Miss Golden Globe[edit]

Rumer Willis (daughter of Bruce Willis & Demi Moore)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Nominations & Winners". Golden Globes. Archived from the original on 16 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-12.

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