Killing Eve, Bodyguard among Golden Globe nominees

Morgan Jeffery
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From Digital Spy

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning – and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story emerged as the major success story.

The FX mini-series scored four nominations, including for best TV Movie or Miniseries.

Darren Criss got a nod in the category of best Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for his performance as Andrew Cunanan and will go up against Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose), Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal), Daniel Brühl (The Alienist) and Antonio Banderas (Genius: Picasso).

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Criss's American Crime Story co-stars Edgar Ramirez (Gianni Versace) and Penelope Cruz (Donatella Versace) were also recognised in the supporting Actor and Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries categories.

Following with three nominations each were A Very English Scandal, Homecoming, Sharp Objects,The Americans' final season, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry and The Kominsky Method.

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Other notable nominees included Killing Eve and Bodyguard – both series are up for Best Drama, while the former's Sandra Oh is nominated for best Actress in a Drama and the latter's Richard Madden is up for best Actor in a Drama.

Oh is up against Julia Roberts (Homecoming), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale) and Keri Russell (The Americans).

Madden, meanwhile, will have to fend off competition from Jason Bateman (Ozark), Stephan James (Homecoming), Billy Porter (Pose) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans).

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Home to American Crime Story, The Americans and Pose, FX emerged as the most-recognised broadcaster with 10 nominations, with HBO and Amazon Prime Video both scoring nine and Netflix managing eight.

For a full list of this year's TV nominees, go here.

NBC will broadcast this year’s Golden Globes on Sunday, January 6, 2019, with Killing Eve's Sandra Oh and Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Andy Samberg serving as hosts.

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