AMC's 'Breaking Bad,' Cranston Garner Golden GlobesHBO's 'Behind The Candelabra' Also Wins Pair; Showtime, Starz, Sundance Score Awards 1/12/2014 11:23 PM Eastern
Cable grabbed seven of the Golden Globes in the 11 TV categories at the 71st annual Hollywood Foreign Press awards-fest.
AMC scored a pair as Breaking Bad won the Golden Globe for best drama, while its star, Bryan Cranston, took home best actor laurels for his portrayal of teacher-turned-crystal meth criminal Walter White.
HBO garnered two Globes for Behind the Candelabra, which won for top TV movie/miniseries, while Michael Douglas was the best actor in the category for his turn as Liberace.
Elizabeth Moss, best known as Peggy Olson on AMC’s Mad Men, was the best actress in the movie/miniseries category for her role as Robin Griffin in Sundance’s Top of the Lake.
Premium cable finished atop the supporting actress and actor categories with Globes awarded to Jacqueline Bisset for Lady Livinia Cremone in Starz's Dancing on the Edge and Jon Voight as crazed patriarch-parolee Mickey Donovan in Showtime's Ray Donovan.
Netflix won its first ever Golden Globe when Robin Wright captured best actress for her Claire Underwood in House of Cards.
On the broadcast side of the ledger, Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine scored a pair of Globes for best comedy and Andy Samberg was saluted as best actor for Jake Peralta.
Parks & Recreation's Amy Poehler, who was the co-host of the NBC telecast with Tina Fey, won best actress in a comedy for her portrayal of Leslie Knope.
Last year, HBO (five) and Showtime (four) combined to win nine of the 11 TV Globe awards.