- Winners: “The Americans,” best TV series, drama. “Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse,” best animated feature film. Michael Douglas, best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy. Patricia Arquette, best actress in a limited series or TV movie for “Escape at Dannemora.” ”Bodyguard’s” Richard Madden, best actor in a TV series, drama. Ben Whishaw, best supporting actor in a series, for “A Very English Scandal.”
- Co-hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh ditched the typical roast. Instead, they showered praise on all the nominees, but as if they were disses. (Ex: “Bradley Cooper. You are hot.”)
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8:46: Samberg and Oh decided to mix things up for a mid-show stunt. Normally, Samberg said, the hosts would do something like “order pizzas for everyone” to show they’re “normal.” But this year, they decided to do something different by bringing in a group of medical professionals to give surprise flu shots to the Hollywood elite — especially Willem Dafoe, the hosts joked.
Of course, not everyone in Hollywood believes in vaccines.
“If you’re an anti-vaxxer, just put a napkin over your head, and we’ll skip you,” Samberg added, laughing.
8:43: Patricia Arquette wins best actress in a limited series or TV movie for her role in Showtime’s “Escape at Dannemora.”
8:39: Ben Whishaw wins best supporting actor in a series, limited series or TV movie for his role in Amazon’s “A Very English Scandal.”
8:30: “The Americans” wins for best TV series, drama. The FX series finally received a nomination in this category for its final season — and it won.
8:26: “Bodyguard’s” Richard Madden wins best actor in a TV series, drama. This was his first Globe nomination.
8:18 “Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse” wins best animated feature film. “We’re in an alternate universe where we win this,” filmmaker Phil Lord, who co-wrote the screenplay, said as he thanked the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing “such an unusual film.” Lord also thanked the late Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, who co-created the web-slinging hero.
8:13: Michael Douglas wins best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy for his role in Netflix’s “The Kominsky Method.” During his speech, Douglas thanked the show’s creator Chuck Lorre, who “thinks getting old is funny” along with his 102-year-old father, Kirk Douglas. The win is somewhat surprising, considering his competition included such stars as Bill Hader in HBO’s “Barry” and Donald Glover in FX’s “Atlanta.” But Douglas is an old hand at the Golden Globes, having taken home two (and being nominated for 9) over the years.
8:10: And we’re off! This year’s hosts, Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, ditched the typical roast and instead showered praise on all the nominees — but delivered them as if they were disses. Here’s a sampling:
“Spike Lee, Mr. ‘Do the Right Thing,’ you know who can do the right thing? You! Lifetime fan, can’t wait to see what you do next.”
“Bradley Cooper. You are hot.”
For Michael B. Jordan: “Michael B. Buff A-F. You a snack, Michael!” And: “Your character’s name in ‘Creed’ is Adonis, and it is apt.”
When Oh noted that “Crazy Rich Asians” was the first studio film “with an Asian American lead since ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and ‘Aloha,’” Emma Stone audibly yelled “I’m sorry!” from the crowd.
The monologue ended on a serious note, with a visibly emotional Oh saying “in all honesty, I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here, to look out at this audience and witness this moment of change,” referring to the diverse array of nominees. “I’m not fooling myself, next year it could be different, it probably will, but right now, this moment is real. Trust me. It is real, because I see you. I see you … All of these faces of change, and now so will everyone else.”
7:54: After that thrilling ending to the Eagles-Bears game (Bears miss a field goal! Eagles win, 16-15!), how do you think die-hard Philly fan Bradley Cooper feels right now? Even if “A Star is Born” loses everything, maybe he won’t care.
7:40: Timothée Chalamet, nominated for playing recovering addict Nic Sheff in the drama “Beautiful Boy,” showed up in an all-black outfit that included a fabulous, bold and glittery (!!!) harness. He spoke to Ryan Seacrest about how prevalent addiction is throughout the United States: “There’s some honor in bringing that story to life,” he said.
7:30: Ryan Seacrest asked real-life couple Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell about their proudest achievement on their show “The Americans,” which ended last spring. After a long pause, Rhys joked: “Pulling off some of the wigs, I think, was a major achievement — like the one I’m wearing now!”
7:26: Henry Winkler continued to be an affable awards contender months after winning his first Primetime Emmy Award in September for his role in HBO’s “Barry.” When he won, he gave a speech he wrote 43 years ago — when he was first nominated for an Emmy.
On the red carpet before the Globes, he again referenced his former nods, joking, “I was nominated in 1974. I don’t like to be a hog. I like to stretch things out a bit.”
There was a certain giddiness around the TV veteran on the carpet, but it was the crew who prerecorded messages for Winkler that really stood out. Fellow “Happy Days” co-stars Ron Howard, Anson Williams and Don Most all wished the actor well tonight in a series of short videos aired on E!.
7:25: While most red carpet viewers are tuned in to E!, the Golden Globes is hosting another red carpet special on Facebook — and while it’s mostly the same stars, you get a bit of a different view. For example, as the hosts chatted with John David Washington about what happened when he and his dad, Denzel, found out he was nominated for a Golden Globe (“We held field goal hands up to one another and just hugged each other”), the background was equally interesting. Spike Lee started talking to Emily Blunt, who tapped husband John Krasinski to get his attention, because Spike Lee wanted to talk to him. As the three of them chatted, Debra Messing wandered by, as did Isla Fisher, and one can only hope Amy Adams was nearby for the summit of famous Hollywood redheads.
7:21: “Black Panther” stars Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira arrived together to Ryan Seacrest’s platform. The E! anchor asked the trio what it felt like to witness the cultural impact of their record-breaking film, almost a year after its release. Obviously, they felt great about it.
“It’s great to be here where the industry is recognizing it as well, because it encourages these kinds of films to be made more often,” Nyong’o said.
7:20: Kendall Jenner popped up in a Proactiv commercial, where she discussed her struggle with acne. This had us wondering: Is this the personal story her mother, Kris Jenner, teased the reality star and model would share with fans? In a tweet yesterday, the Kardashian matriarch said Jenner would share her “most raw story” in an effort to help and connect with her fans, prompting much speculation over what her daughter would reveal.
In the commercial, Kendall opens up about the mean comments (and supportive ones) she has received in response to what she called “bad skin.” And People reports that Jenner is indeed the company’s newest spokesperson. The model seemed to confirm this was her big news, retweeting Proactiv’s tweet welcoming her “to the family.”
7:20: Sam Rockwell and Leslie Bibb are married?! That’s really the only update, but as Rockwell talked about his role as George W. Bush in “Vice,” that’s all we could think about. Random Hollywood couples are always an unexpected gift of the red carpet.
7:09: Ryan Seacrest asked Lady Gaga, the front-runner for best actress in a motion picture, drama, whether playing pop star Ally in “A Star Is Born” felt different from the outlandish characters she has portrayed throughout her musical career.
“It’s very different,” Gaga said, at the start of a winding response. “I think I’ve created characters for years so I could be an actress, because I always wanted to be one and couldn’t make it.”
Through Ally, Gaga learned “a lot about going to the nectar of your being.”
7:06: “I was really amazed. I guess now I’ll have to keep my name,” veteran actress Carol Burnett told Ryan Seacrest of hearing that she would receive the inaugural Carol Burnett Award, the show’s highest honor for achievement in television. “Maybe they’ll give it to me every year.”
7:03: So apparently the cast of “This Is Us” knows how the series will end. “I hope it doesn’t end soon,” Justin Hartley said, but “I kind of know how the series ends.”
It’s time to pepper all of the cast members with questions that will somehow trip them up into revealing those details.
6:59: Thandie Newton, nominated in the best supporting actress category for her role as Maeve Millay in “Westworld,” said she didn’t read the script for the HBO show before signing on. She was simply a fan of the show’s creators, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. “I loved the setup, I loved what they were going to do with my character,” she told Ryan Seacrest.
Seacrest asked Newton about her daughter, Nico, who has made a foray into acting (you can see her in the upcoming live-action version of “Dumbo,” directed by Tim Burton). Newton is proud — and protective — of her daughter. “She’s got me to just be this she-tiger just waiting to pounce at any moment, just looking after her,” the actress — whose gorgeous red carpet curls and sparkly silver dress drew Diana Ross comparisons on social media — told Seacrest.
6:54: The misidentification of celebrities is occurring, once again, on the red carpet. Jameela Jamil, who plays Tahani Al-Jamil on “The Good Place,” was identified as “Kamilah Al-Jamil” during the E! red carpet coverage. Was it by accident? Maybe not: Tahani lives in the shadow of her more famous, more beloved sister, Kamilah.
6:52: Over on NBC, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears are locked in a close (10-9, Eagles) — and, most notably, slow — wild card playoff game. The NFL usually doesn’t cross paths with the Golden Globes, but the game could present a scheduling conflict. The network is set to air the Globes at 8 p.m. This slog of a playoff game, moving at the speed of molasses, could push the awards show back — especially if the game goes into overtime.
It’s unclear exactly what would happen if the game goes long, but an NBC spokesman reportedly said, “We plan to air both live in their entirety.”
6:47: Help! Chris Messina, who starred in HBO’s “Sharp Objects” alongside nominees Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson, now has BLOND HAIR. Was he sorted into Slytherin? Does he really love Pete Wentz? Or perhaps it’s for a role?
6:44: Alison Brie said she’s not feeling so nervous this year, since she got “all the first-time jitters” out last year.
Brie is nominated for best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy for her role as one of the gorgeous ladies of wrestling in Netflix’s “GLOW.” Though she was wearing a custom Vera Wang dress on the red carpet, she chatted about her physical transformation for the show instead. For the role, she underwent intense training, including performing pull ups “with 25 pounds attached to my body,” she said, adding that though she had already been training for years, “when we started shooting ‘GLOW,’ I said ‘Let’s up the ante,’ because I wanted to get really strong.”
She added that getting in shape was important because everyone on the show performs their own stunts, which can be frightening but “you just clear your head and go for it.”
6:39: “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman shared a delightfully awkward moment from last year’s ceremony on Twitter. We’ve all been there, right?
The NBC tear-jerker isn’t nominated this year, but Justin Hartley, who plays Kevin Pearson on the show, will be presenting.
6:32: Michelle Yeoh appeared on the red carpet wearing the emerald ring that her “Crazy Rich Asians” character, the formidable Eleanor Young, gives her son so he can propose to his girlfriend. The ring is from Yeoh’s own jewelry collection, according to Vulture.
6:28: It’s worth calling attention to photos of these three humans cleaning up quite well (although Jameela Jamil’s character in “The Good Place,” Tahani Al-Jamil, always looks fabulous).
The NBC comedy which stars Jamil, center, as well as William Jackson Harper, left, and Manny Jacinto, is nominated for best TV musical or comedy series, and lead actress Kristen Bell is nominated for best actress in a TV musical or comedy series.
6:23: Look who arrived at the Globes — will it be another Sean Spicer-Emmys moment?
Earlier, Anthony Scaramucci posted a video on Twitter of him and his wife, Deidre Ball, on the way to the show. They saw a gathering of people outside the venue and at first thought they were facing protesters, but it turns out it was a group of fans cheering for the stars.
“That’s nice. That’s unusual,” Ball said. “It’s usually, ‘We hate you, whoever. Scaramucci.’”
“No, we’re not getting any protesters tonight. We’re pretty much okay in Hollywood because you’re such a lefty, baby,” Scaramucci said. “Hollywood loves Mrs. Mooch.”
6:19: After a brief tour of the extensive red carpet, an E! anchor said that it is 902 feet long — apparently the length of three football fields.
6:11: Lin-Manuel Miranda won’t be on the red carpet or at the Golden Globes ceremony tonight, but he sent his well wishes from Puerto Rico via a recorded message. He’s there to play the title role in “Hamilton,” in a production that is intended in part to help revive Puerto Rico’s economy in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Miranda — who is nominated for his role in “Mary Poppins Returns” for best actor in a motion picture, comedy or musical — also announced on the E! telecast that he’s raffling off 50 pairs of tickets to closing night of Puerto Rico’s “Hamilton” production to raise money for Puerto Rican artists.
6:00: Idris Elba’s 17-year-old daughter, Isan, is this year’s Golden Globe ambassador (formerly known as Miss or Mr. Golden Globe). “She’s so confident. I’m just like so proud,” her famous father — in a vibrant three-piece tuxedo by British designer Ozwald Boateng — told Ryan Seacrest. “I can’t help but be a dad.”
Seacrest asked Elba about his recently announced Coachella gig. Elba, a longtime DJ, said he plays house music and promises to “rock” the annual music festival. “I can’t wait,” he said, calling the gig “a lifetime ambition.”
Will Isan be there? Yes, she told Seacrest. Her dad didn’t seem so sure.
5 p.m.: Awards season officially kicks off on Sunday night with the Golden Globes, also known as the show where everyone can (and typically does!) drink quite a bit. We already have many questions.
Will “A Star Is Born” dominate every drama category, as it has officially been deemed not-a-musical? Could “Green Book” and “Vice” overcome mediocre reviews to win lots of trophies? How will the best director winner (Alfonso Cuarón? Bradley Cooper?) set the stage for the Oscars? Will “The Americans” finally win best drama for its final season, or could newcomers “Killing Eve” or “Homecoming” take the crown?
The three-hour telecast, hosted by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, started at 8 p.m. Eastern time on NBC. Red carpet coverage began at 6 p.m. on E!
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