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'12 Years a Slave, 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globe nominations

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'12 Years a Slave, 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globe nominations

<p>Slavery drama “12 Years a Slave” and 1970s con-artist caper “American Hustle” led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars.</p> <p>In the coveted best drama category, “12 Years a Slave” will compete against piracy tale “Captain Phillips,” space thriller “Gravity,” adoption drama “Philomena,” and race-car rivalry “Rush.”</p> <p>“American Hustle,” was nominated for best comedy or musical, alongside computer-age romance “Her,” folk singer tale “Inside Llewyn Davis,” heartland ode “Nebraska” and financial tale “The Wolf of Wall Street.”</p> <p>“12 Years a Slave,” a real-life story about a free black man sold into slavery, has been a top contender for awards since winning at the Toronto International Film Festival. On Wednesday, it won the most nominations for acting awards from the Screen Actors Guild, with four nods.</p> <p>“Nebraska” won five Golden Globe nominations overall, including best actor in a comedy or musical for veteran actor Bruce Dern. “Captain Phillips” and “Gravity” each secured four nominations. </p> <p>Civil rights drama “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” which earned three <span class="caps">SAG</span> acting nods, received no Golden Globe nominations.</p> <p>The Golden Globes, organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be handed out on Jan. 12 in Beverly Hills. They are one of the biggest ceremonies in the Hollywood awards season leading to the Oscars in March.</p> <p>Following is a list of key television nominees. Winners will be announced on Jan. 12 in Beverly Hills.</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">DRAMA</span> <span class="caps">SERIES</span></strong></p> <p>“Breaking Bad,” <span class="caps">AMC</span><br /> “Downton Abbey,” <span class="caps">PBS</span><br /> “The Good Wife,” <span class="caps">CBS</span><br /> “House of Cards,” Netflix<br /> “Masters of Sex,” Showtime</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">COMEDY</span> <span class="caps">SERIES</span></strong></p> <p>“The Big Bang Theory,” <span class="caps">CBS</span><br /> “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” <span class="caps">FOX</span><br /> “Girls,” <span class="caps">HBO</span><br /> “Modern Family,” <span class="caps">ABC</span><br /> “Parks and Recreation,” <span class="caps">NBC</span></p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTOR</span>, <span class="caps">DRAMA</span></strong></p> <p>Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”<br /> Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”<br /> Michael Sheen, “Masters of Sex”<br /> Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”<br /> James Spader, “The Blacklist”</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTRESS</span>, <span class="caps">DRAMA</span></strong></p> <p>Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”<br /> Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”<br /> Taylor Schilling, “Orange is the New Black”<br /> Kerry Washington, “Scandal”<br /> Robin Wright, “House of Cards” </p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTOR</span>, <span class="caps">COMEDY</span></strong></p> <p>Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development”<br /> Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”<br /> Michael J. Fox, “The Michael J. Fox Show”<br /> Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”<br /> Andy Samberg, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTRESS</span>, <span class="caps">COMEDY</span></strong></p> <p>Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”<br /> Lena Dunham, “Girls”<br /> Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”<br /> Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”<br /> Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> TV <span class="caps">FILM</span> OR <span class="caps">MINISERIES</span></strong></p> <p>“American Horror Story: Coven,” FX Networks<br /> “Behind the Candelabra,” <span class="caps">HBO</span><br /> “Dancing on the Edge,” Starz<br /> “Top of the Lake,” Sundance Channel<br /> “White Queen,” Starz</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTOR</span>, <span class="caps">MINISERIES</span>/TELEVISION <span class="caps">MOVIE</span></strong></p> <p>Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra”<br /> Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra”<br /> Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge”<br /> Idris Elba, “Luther”<br /> Al Pacino, “Phil Spector”</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">ACTRESS</span>, <span class="caps">MINISERIES</span>/TELEVISION <span class="caps">MOVIE</span></strong></p> <p>Helena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor”<br /> Rebecca Ferguson, “White Queen”<br /> Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven”<br /> Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector”<br /> Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake”</p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">SUPPORTING</span> <span class="caps">ACTOR</span>, TV/MINISERIES/TELEVISION <span class="caps">MOVIE</span></strong></p> <p>Josh Charles, “The Good Wife”<br /> Rob Lowe, “Behind the Candelabra”<br /> Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad” <br /> Corey Stoll, “House of Cards”<br /> Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan” </p> <p><strong><span class="caps">BEST</span> <span class="caps">SUPPORTING</span> <span class="caps">ACTRESS</span>, TV/MINISERIES/TELEVISION <span class="caps">MOVIE</span></strong></p> <p>Jacqueline Bisset, “Dancing on the Edge”<br /> Janet McTeer, “White Queen”<br /> Hayden Panettiere, “Nashville”<br /> Monica Potter, “Parenthood”<br /> Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”</p> <p><span class="caps">REUTERS</span></p>