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Why the 2022 Golden Globe TV nominations acquired it (largely) correct this time

By Lauren Wilson Dec13,2022

Let’s face it: the Golden Globe Awards have lengthy been enveloped by way of a shroud of low-rent sketchiness — even sooner than the very public allegations of economic humorous trade and variety tone-deafness leveled on the Hollywood International Press Affiliation brought about NBC to press the pause button on remaining 12 months’s telecast (winners had been introduced online-only to little fanfare).

That being stated — and it’s so much to digest — the HFPA did, on the very least, get so much correct with its nominees for the eightieth Golden Globe Awards, returning Jan. 10 to NBC with first-time host Jerrod Carmichael.

Very best Tv Collection — Drama.

“The Crown” (Netflix)

“Space of the Dragon” (HBO)

“Ozark” (Netflix)

“Severance” (Apple TV+)

My take: No arguments right here, although there might be some who quibble with “The Crown.” Season 5, which premiered Nov. 9, has, now and then, dragged just a little — specifically the episode charting the finality of Charles and Diana’s divorce, with its useless and gratuitous time-filler court docket scenes — however, general, its arc held in combination heading into the inevitability of its 6th and ultimate season. “Ozark” was once riveting (with a problematic finale), the “Recreation of Thrones” prequel, “Space of the Dragon,” was once a monster hit, so can’t forget about that, and “Severance” was once a talker.

Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth in "The Crown." She has a stern look on her face; she's wearing a yellow dress with a yellow bow near the collar and his holding a black pocketbook. She's also wearing pearls.
Golden Globe nominee Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth in “The Crown.”

Very best Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy.

“The Undergo” (FX)

“Hacks” (HBO Max)

“Simplest Murders within the Development” (Hulu)

“Wednesday” (Netflix)

My take: I’d have preferred to have observed “What We Do within the Shadows” earn a nod right here (changing “Simplest Murders within the Development”). “The Undergo” was once superb and “Hacks” didn’t stoop in its sophomore season. “Wednesday” is shattering viewership report on Netflix, no simple feat, and contours a viral video dance scene courtesy of megastar Jenna Ortega, which is a must-see.

Very best Efficiency By means of An Actor in a Tv Collection — Drama.

Jeff Bridges, “The Outdated Guy”

Kevin Costner, “Yellowstone”

Diego Luna, “Andor”

Bob Odenkirk, “Higher Name Saul”

My take: Bridges was once terrific in “The Outdated Guy,” much more so taking into account that he was once combating most cancers — and COVID — whilst capturing the FX sequence. He introduced gravitas as a world-weary 70something former undercover agent dragged again in from the chilly to head mano-a-mano with an previous nemesis. Costner has been the cornerstone of “Yellowstone” for all of its 5 seasons as one of the vital most-watched sequence on tv. It’s been lost sight of by way of the Emmys; perhaps that may alternate right here. Odenkirk, surrounded by way of a deep bench of terrific actors, led the rate as “Higher Name Saul” ended its six-season run with a finale that hit all of the correct notes.

Jeff Bridges as Dan Chase in "The Old Man." He's standing outside of his house in the daylight and looking off-camera. He's wearing a blue sweater. He has a grey beard.
Jeff Bridges as former operative Dan Chase in “The Outdated Guy,” who reluctantly comes out of hiding to fight an previous foe.
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Jeremy Allen White in "The Bear." He's in the kitchen wearing a white chef's uniform as he looks down and carefully prepares a dish with an intense look on his face. He's got tattoos on his left fingers and wrist."
Jeremy Allen White in “The Undergo,” which won a number of Golden Globe nominations.
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Very best Efficiency By means of An Actress in a Tv Collection — Drama.

Imelda Staunton, “The Crown”

Laura Linney, “Ozark”

Hilary Swank, “Alaska Day-to-day”

Zendaya, “Euphoria”

My take: Those are largely robust alternatives. Staunton is the most efficient Queen Elizabeth of the 3 actresses who’ve performed the position (Claire Foy in Seasons 1-2, Olivia Colman in Seasons 3-4). Linney was once cast, however Rhea Seehorn (“Higher Name Saul”) belongs in this record. I haven’t observed sufficient of “Alaska Day-to-day” to slightly pass judgement on Swank’s bona fides after giving a meh assessment to the outlet episodes of her ABC sequence. Zendaya is a phenomenon.

Very best Efficiency By means of an Actor in a Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy.

Donald Glover, “Atlanta”

Invoice Hader, “Barry”

Steve Martin, “Simplest Murders within the Development”

Martin Brief, “Simplest Murders within the Development”

Jeremy Allen White, “The Undergo”

My take: Hader, Glover and White are the no-brainers right here, and it’s great to look White obtain well-merited kudos for “The Undergo,” which got here out of nowhere to seize everybody’s consideration. I’d say the “puffed up” tag applies for Brief and Martin for a chain that’s excellent, however no longer nice.

Quinta Brunson as Janine Teagues in "Abbott Elementary," which won big at the Emmy Awards in September.
Quinta Brunson as Janine Teagues in “Abbott Fundamental,” which gained giant on the Emmy Awards in September.

Very best Efficiency By means of an Actress in a Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy.

Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Fundamental”

Selena Gomez, “Simplest Murders within the Development”

Jenna Ortega, “Wednesday”

Jean Sensible, “Hacks”

My take: Brunson and “Abbott Fundamental” took house a handful of Emmys they usually may just reflect that luck come Jan. 10 for a multi-faceted sitcom. Sensible repeated her excellence in Season 2 of “Hacks”; she, too, may just reflect her Emmys luck.

Very best Efficiency By means of An Actor in a Restricted Collection, Anthology Collection or Movement Image Made For Tv.

Tamar Egerton, “Black Hen”

Colin Firth, “The Staircase”

Evan Peters, “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tale”

My take: Egerton was once superb although, individually, his co-star, Paul Walter Hauser, stole his “Black Hen” thunder (extra on that under). “Dahmer” was once overpraised — although there’s no arguing with its reputation and (ongoing) viewership numbers.

Jessica Chastain as Tammy Wynette in "George & Tammy" on Paramount+. She's got long hair and is holding a cigarette in her hand. She's looking off-camera with a slight smile on her face.
Jessica Chastain as Tammy Wynette in “George & Tammy” on Paramount+.
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Paul Walter Hauser as serial killer Larry Hall in "Black Bird." He's got long muttonchop sideburns and is wearing a blue shirt with grey suspenders while taking a lie-detector test.
Paul Walter Hauser as serial killer Larry Corridor in “Black Hen” (Apple TV+).
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Very best Efficiency By means of an Actress in a Restricted Collection, Anthology Collection or Movement Image Made For Tv.

Jessica Chastain, “George & Tammy”

Julia Garner, “Inventing Anna”

Lily James, “Pam & Tommy”

Julia Roberts, “Gaslit”

My take: Cast nominees all. There was once no method to forget Chastain, who introduced a mix of toughness, tenderness, love, choice and vulnerability to her portrayal of Tammy Wynette reverse Michael Shannon (who was once, manifestly, no longer nominated) as George Jones within the Paramount+ sequence.

Kudo to those nominees: Hauser as creepy serial killer Larry Corridor in “Black Hen” (see above); Domnhall Gleeson in “The Affected person” (however the place’s Steve Carell?); and Henry Winkler, who continues to polish in “Barry.”

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