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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.

66th Golden Globe Awards
Date January 11, 2009
Highlights
Best Film: Drama Slumdog Millionaire
Best Film: Musical or Comedy Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Best Drama Series Mad Men
Best Musical or Comedy Series 30 Rock
Best Miniseries or Television movie John Adams

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

 
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]

FilmEdit

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

TelevisionEdit

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 breakdownEdit

Multiple NominationsEdit

FilmsEdit

The following 18 films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film
5 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
5 Doubt
5 Frost/Nixon
4 The Reader
4 Revolutionary Road
4 Slumdog Millionaire
4 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
3 In Bruges
3 The Wrestler
2 Bolt
2 Burn After Reading
2 Changeling
2 Happy-Go-Lucky
2 I've Loved You So Long (II y a longtemps que je t'aime)
2 Last Chance Harvey
2 Mamma Mia!
2 Tropic Thunder
2 WALL-E

TelevisionEdit

The following 15 series received multiple nominations:

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

Multiple WinsEdit

FilmEdit

The following 2 films received multiple wins:

Wins Film
4 Slumdog Millionaire
2 The Wrestler

TelevisionEdit

The following 2 series received multiple wins:

Wins Series
4 John Adams
3 30 Rock

PresentersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.