The nominations for the 78th edition of the Golden Globe Awards have been finally revealed! They were announced this Wednesday, and for the first time in the history of the Golden Globes, the nominations were announced virtually.
This year’s ceremony will be broadcast live on February 28, it should have taken place a month ago, but in view of the current health crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has postponed the event. With the Oscars scheduled for April, the Golden Globes will be broadcast on NBC with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
They will be returning for the fourth time, having previously hosted the ceremony in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be hosting from their respective cities, with Fey on the coast, live from the Rainbow Room in East New York City, and Poehler on the West Coast, live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
The 2021 Golden Globes will honor Jane Fonda and Norman Lear as the winners of the Cecil B. DeMille Award and the Carol Burnett Award respectively.
Produced by Dick Clark in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globe Awards are viewed in more than 210 territories around the world.
The nominees this year are a mix of new and old films, which we have seen mainly from home during the pandemic. We can find a lot from Netflix, who are leading the nominations for television and cinema with 42 nominations.
The drama Mank is leading with six nominations. The Trial of the Chicago 7 which is also a Netflix production follows with five nominations.
In the Television Series categories, The Crown leads with six nominations, followed by last year’s award-winning series, the comedy Schitt’s Creek, with five nominations.
In the category Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, we find the series Emily in Paris, wich follows the nomination of its lead actress Lily Collins in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Three women directors will participate in this year’s Golden Globes for the first time, Emerald Fennell, Chloe Zhao and Regina King, after decades where it was rare for a single woman to be mentioned in the category.
You can review the full list of nominees here.