'Dexter,' 'Love' vie for drama Globe

Dec. 15, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "Big Love," "Dexter," "House," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" were nominated for the Golden Globe for best television drama series in Los Angeles Tuesday.

Mentioned in the category for best actress in a TV drama are Glenn Close for "Damages," January Jones for "Mad Men," Julianna Margulies for "The Good Wife," Anna Paquin for "True Blood" and Kyra Sedgwick for "The Closer."

Shortlisted for the best actor in a drama series prize are Simon Baker for "The Mentalist," Michael C. Hall for "Dexter," Jon Hamm for "Mad Men," Hugh Laurie for "House" and Bill Paxton for "Big Love."

The nominees for best comedy series are "30 Rock," "Entourage," "Glee," "Modern Family" and "The Office."

In the running for best actress in a comedy series are Toni Collette for "United States of Tara," Courtney Cox for "Cougar Town," Edie Falco for "Nurse Jackie," Tina Fey for "30 Rock" and Lea Michele for "Glee."

Vying for the title of best actor in a comedy series are Alec Baldwin for "30 Rock," Steve Carell for "The Office," David Duchovny for "Californication," Thomas Jane for "Hung" and Matthew Morrison for "Glee."

Nominated for best mini-series or made-for-television movie are "Georgia O'Keeffe," "Grey Gardens," "Into the Storm," "Little Dorrit" and "Taking Chance."

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