Award Shows: Downton Abbey and Mildred Pierce Lead in TV with 4 nods each at Golden Globes Awards 2012; Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, and Modern Family among most nominated TV Shows with 3 nods each

Sofia Vergara, Woody Harrelson, Rashida Jones and Gerard Butler announced this year’s nominees in 25 categories for movies and television.

On the drama side, HBO’s Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire, Showtime’s Homeland,FX’s American Horror Stor, and Starz’ Boss were nominated for best series. The best comedy series nominees wer Fox’s Glee and New Girl, ABC’s Modern Family, Showtime’s Episodes and HBO’s Enlightened.

Downton Abbey and Mildred Pierce received the most nominations with 4 nominations each including mini-series or motion picture. Homeland, Boardwalk Empire, Modern Family, Cinema Verite, The Hour, and Too Big To Fail, followed with 3 nominations each.

The complete list of nominations in the TV categories is below.

Best TV Drama
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Game of Thrones

Best TV Comedy or Musical
Modern Family
New Girl

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture
Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big To Fail

Best Actor in a TV Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Steve Buscemi,
Boardwalk Empire
Damian Lewis,
Jeremy Irons,
The Borgias
Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Best Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane,
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Made-for-TV Movie
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Idris Elba,
William Hurt,
Too Big To Fail
Bill Nighy,
Page Eight
Dominic West, The Hour

Best Supporting Actor in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti, Too Big To Fail
Guy Pearce,
Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins,
Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best Actress in a TV Drama
Claire Danes, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeleine Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or Made-for-TV Movie
Romola Garai, The Hour
Diane Lane,
Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern,
Downton Abbey
Emily Watson,
Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Supporting Actress in TV Series, Mini-Series, or Made-for-TV Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Kelly Macdonald,
Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith,
Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara,
Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

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