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Sunday Ratings: Globes Golden for NBC

Sunday evening had a little bit of something for everyone: sports, glamour, action and drama. Unfortunately, this meant mixed results for some network staples. And though the Golden Globes brought NBC its best 18-49 performance for a non-sports event since ER‘s finale, CBS won both the viewers and the demos with its playoff action.

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Quote of the Day: Julia Roberts on NBC’s PR Problems

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“NBC—you guys are in the toilet right now.”

- - who was doing a live interview with Billy Bush on NBC prior to the Golden Globes - bluntly telling the network where they stand right now.

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Highlights from the 2010 Golden Globe Awards

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Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes

Tonight’s presentation - hosted by comedian Ricky Gervais - had a nice mix of first-time wins, heartfelt speeches, fashionable entrances and non-stop humor.

If you missed the ceremony, you can get a full list of the winners here or read some of our favorite highlights after the jump.

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Ricky Gervais Toasts the Golden Globes

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Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais, the host of this weekend’s , doubts he’ll be asked back again. Therefore, he’ll enjoy the experience while he can.

“I’m going to be drunk. Everyone else is. They’re not going to invite me back, so I might as well have fun,” Gervais claimed. “They can’t censor me, it’s live. That’s the beauty of it. When they first offered me the job, I said, ‘I’m not going to rehearse. Can I say what I want?’ They said, ‘Yes.’ They haven’t seen the script, my ideas, so they can’t censor me. I suppose they could stop the show and replace me.”

Despite the lack of planned jokes, the comedian reveals he will be picking on t (again). “Oh yeah, he’s definitely in for it. Obviously, that’s a staple,” Ricky told Access Hollywood. “Anyone who isn’t concentrating will get it, so they better listen, they better not talk. They can talk when everyone else is on, but they better not talk when I’m on, because then they get my attention and then they’re in trouble.”


Anna Paquin Underwhelmed by Award Nominations

Anna Paquin was more excited about passing her driving test than being nominated for a Golden Globe award.

The star - who is up for the Best Actress in a Television Drama honor - admits she’s thrilled to be acknowledged for her work but is happier that she now has the freedom to drive herself about.

“I’m oddly more excited about the driver’s license. I’m totally the two-handed driver, and I’m not very good at parallel parking,” she said.

The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place on Sunday, but Anna admits she doesn’t get too excited about attending glittering ceremonies. Paquin - who won the same award year and a Best Supporting Actress Oscar at age 11 - said: “It’s probably not any different than any other day.”


2010 Golden Globe Nominations (TV)

Glee Cast

The 2009-10 awards season kicked into high gear this morning with the official announcement of the nominations.

Here are some of the noteworthy mentions from this year’s list of TV nominees:

  • Freshman drama leads all TV nominations with a total of four - including mentions for Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison and Jane Lynch. Damages, Dexter, 30 Rock and Big Love all got three noms.
  • Although cable television dominated the Best Drama category, the major networks had a tight hold of the Best Comedy category.
  • Newbies recognized this year include Courteney Cox (Cougar Town), Thomas Jane (Hung), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) and .
  • Despite big buzz around Emmy time, Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons did not get any love this time around. Meanwhile, Emmy-winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) was snubbed as well.
  • HBO, once again, leads all channels with 17 nominations. FOX and Showtime both had six each.

The 67th Golden Globe Awards with host airs Jan. 17 on NBC.

(You can find the full list of television nominees after the jump. Click here for the film nominations.)

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