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Lincoln, Argo, Django Unchained Among Leading Golden Globe Nominees

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The nominations for the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills. Presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Golden Globes honors the best in film and TV over the past year.

Lincoln received the most nods overall, with seven, including Best Motion Picture Drama, and Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis. Argo was also among the favorites, scoring five nominations, including a Best Director nod for Ben Affleck. Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained earned five nominations, including Best Director and Best Motion Picture Drama.

For television, HBO leads with 17 nods, followed by Showtime with seven and ABC with five.  HBO’s Game Change received the most nominations of any single program, with five, followed by Homeland with four.  Downton Abbey, Modern Family and The Girl each tied with three.

Jodie Foster will be awarded this year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award, which honors “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment,” the HFPA also announced.

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented January 13 in Beverly Hills, and will air live in all time zones on NBC. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the telecast.

Here are the nominees:

Motion Pictures

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Les Miserables
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Moonrise Kingdom
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Jack Black, Bernie
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Hugh Jackon, Les Miserables
Ewan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Maggie Smith, Quartet
Meryl Streep, Hope Springs

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Richard Gere, Arbitrage
John Hawkes, The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Best Director
Ben Affleck, Argo
Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Speilberg, Lincoln
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Best Original Song
“For You,” Act of Valor, Keith Urban
“Not Running Anymore,” Stand Up Guys, John Bon Jovi
“Safe and Sound,” The Hunger Games, Taylor Swift feat. The Civil Wars
“Skyfall,” Skyfall, Adele
“Suddenly,” Les Miserables, Hugh Jackman

Best Screenplay
Zero Dark Thirty
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Argo
Django Unchained

Best Foreign Language Film
Amour
A Royal Affair
The Intouchables
Kon-Tiki
Rust and Bone

Best Animated Feature Film
Brave
Frankenweenie
Hotel Transylvania
Wreck-It Ralph
Rise of the Guardians

Television

Best TV Series, Drama
Breaking Bad
Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Homeland
The Newsroom

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Connie Britton, Nashville
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best TV Series, Comedy
The Big Bang Theory, CBS
Episodes, Showtime
Girls, HBO
Modern Family, ABC
Smash, NBC

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Lena Dunham, Girls
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actor, TV Series Comedy
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Louis CK, Louie
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Mini-Series or TV Movie
Game Change
The Girl
Hatfields & McCoys
The Hour
Political Animals

Best Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gelhorn
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Sienna Miller, The Girl
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Toby Jones, The Girl
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn

Best Supporting Actress in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
Archie Punjabi, The Good Wife
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Ed Harris, Game Change
Danny Huston, Magic City
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

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