Streaming companies made progress in their quest to unseat the entertainment industry’s aging kings Sunday, winning several Golden Globes awards.
Amazon and Hulu nabbed early victories. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Amazon’s quirky new show about a housewife who becomes a standup comic, won best comedy series.
During her acceptance speech, “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino elicited a laugh from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
“I want to thank Amazon because their support was completely unwavering at all times,” she said. “Every check cleared. We could not have found a better partner. Thank you. We’re never leaving.”
Rachel Brosnahan won best actress in a comedy television series for her leading role in “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Elisabeth Moss landed the drama equivalent for starring in Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
That series, based on the Margaret Atwood novel by the same title, landed three Golden Globes nominations. It’s fitting that “The Handmaid’s Tale” was front-and-center during the show. The series imagines a dystopia built on institutional sexism and the Golden Globes is the first major Hollywood event since an investigation into entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein launched the #MeToo movement.
Newfound intolerance for sexual harassment was the theme of host Seth Meyer’s opening monologue, in which he said Weinstein would “be back in 20 years when he becomes the first person to be booed during the ‘In Memoriam.’”
Continue reading for Golden Globe winners, by streaming service. We’ll continue to update this list throughout the night.
Best Performance by an actress in a television series, musical or comedy: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Best television series — musical or comedy: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Best performance by an actress in a television series, drama: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Best television series, drama: “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Best performance by an actor in a television series, musical or comedy: Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
Best performance by an actress in a limited series: Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a series: Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies”
Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series: Alexander Skarsgård, “Big Little Lies”
Best television limited series: “Big Little Lies”