Golden Globes: Netflix Dominates; Streamers Take Most TV Wins

Netflix dominated this year’s Golden Globes, with nine wins across television and movies.

Streaming services as a whole took home more than 70% of the television awards.

Netflix — which advanced its competitive advantage by continuing to churn out original content throughout 2020 despite the pandemic-driven production problems that plagued other streamers and traditional studios — won six of the 11 available TV awards and three film awards, after being nominated for 20 TV awards and 42 overall.

In TV, Netflix’s “The Crown” took home Best Drama, Best Actor (Josh O’Connor), Best Actress (Emma Corrin), Best Supporting Actress (Gillian Anderson) .

“The Queen’s Gambit” won for Best Limited Series, and Anya Taylor-Joy for Best Actress in the category.

In films, Netflix took awards for “Trial of the Chicago 7” (Aaron Sorkin, Best Screenplay); “I Care A Lot” (Rosamund Pike, Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical); and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” (the late Chadwick Boseman, Best Actor).

Among other streaming service wins: Disney+’s “Soul” took Best Animated Motion Picture and Best Original Score (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste).

Amazon’s “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” won Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy and its star/director, Sacha Baron Cohen, won Best Actor in that category. Amazon/BBC’s “Small Axe” took Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series (John Boyega).

Apple TV+ won its first Globe, for Jason Sudeikis, who took Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for the comedy series “Ted Lasso.”

Hulu’s “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” took Best Actress (Andra Day).

Mark Ruffalo won Best Actor in a Limited Series for HBO’s  “I Know This Much Is True,” also shown on HBO Max.

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