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Golden Globes TV predictions: Who will win?

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The 73rd annual Golden Globes take place on Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where the year’s best in movies and television will be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Who will win on the TV side of the ledger? Find out below with our Globes predictions. (For movie predictions, head here.)

Best Television Series, Drama

Empire, Fox

Game of Thrones, HBO

Mr. Robot, USA

Narcos, Netflix

Outlander, Starz

This is a tough one because I’m afraid my personal bias will get in the way of deciding how the foreign press will vote. But I think Empire has the edge here over Outlander, which is the other clear favorite.

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy

Casual, Hulu

Mozart in the Jungle, Amazon Video

Orange Is the New Black, Netflix

Silicon Valley, HBO

Transparent, Amazon Video

Veep, HBO

Let this be your binge guide, people! Six great comedies to watch during your leisure time. But I digress: Transparent has this category nailed.

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

American Crime, ABC

American Horror Story: Hotel, FX

Fargo, FX

Flesh and Bone, Starz

Wolf Hall, PBS

I know; you don’t recognizes the last two entries. That’s okay, they won’t win. American Horror Story will take home the prize here.

Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Drama

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Rami Malek, Mr. Robot

Wagner Moura, Narcos 

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Let’s give another goodbye to Jon Hamm, shall we?

Best Performance By an Actor in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Gael García Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle

Rob Lowe, The Grinder

Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Jeffrey Tambor should once again charm the champagne-guzzling guests at the Beverly Hilton

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television

Idris Elba, Luther

Oscar Isaac, Show Me a Hero

David Oyelowo, Nightingale

Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

Patrick Wilson, Fargo

Let’s chant it together, ladies! Idris, Idris, Idris!

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife

Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

Ben Mendelson, Bloodline

Tobias Menzies, Outlander

Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

If only the Globe could be split in two hemispheres to honor Ben Mendelson and Tobias Menzies equally. I refuse to pick, because I love my children equally. But it’s between these two brilliant actors.

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Drama

Caitriona Balfe, Outlander

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Eva Green, Penny Dreadful

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Robin Wright, House of Cards

I’m already assuming that Taraji P. Henson will have one of the best acceptance speeches of the night.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Joanna Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Regina King, American Crime

Judith Light, Transparent

Maura Tierney, The Affair

This is an impressive roster of stars but I think Uzo Aduba will continue her run as an award show darling.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Kirsten Dunst, Fargo

Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel

Sarah Hay, Flesh and Bone

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Queen Latifah, Bessie

It’s not enough to just get Lady Gaga at the Globes. You have to reward her, too! I pick the chanteuse for the win.

Best Performance By an Actress in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy

Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has dominated the kudos stage for, what, 45 years? I see Jamie Lee Curtis getting the love here.

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