"Orange is the New Black" stars Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox and Taylor Schilling are seen in this August 2014 UPI file photo. Their show earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Comedy Series Thursday. Aduba and Schilling were also singled out for their stellar performances.
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Thursday's Golden Globe nominations for television recognized excellence among new offerings such as Jane the Virgin, Transparent and Fargo, as well as in established hits like Downton Abbey, Veep and Orange is the New Black.
Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton and Jeremy Piven read the names of the nominees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The winners are to be announced Jan. 11 in a ceremony hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
Shortlisted for Best Comedy Series are Girls, Jane the Virgin, Orange is the New Black, Silicon Valley and Transparent.
In the running for Best Drama Series are The Affair, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, The Good Wife and House of Cards.
Nominated for Best TV Movie or Miniseries are Fargo, The Missing, The Normal Heart, Olive Kitteridge and True Detective.
The nominees for Best Actor in a Comedy Series are Louis C.K. for Louie, Don Cheadle for House of Lies, Ricky Gervais for Derek, William H. Macy for Shameless and Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent.
Vying for the prize for Best Actress in a Comedy Series are Lena Dunham for Girls, Edie Falco for Nurse Jackie, Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep, Gina Rodriguez for Jane the Virgin and Taylor Schilling for Orange is the New Black.
The contenders for Best Actress in a Drama Series are Claire Danes for Homeland, Viola Davis for How to Get Away with Murder, Julianna Margulies for The Good Wife, Ruth Wilson for The Affair and Robin Wright for House of Cards.
Competing for Best Actor in a Drama Series are Clive Owen for The Knick, Liev Schreiber for Ray Donovan, Kevin Spacey for House of Cards, James Spader for The Blacklist and Dominic West for The Affair.
Mentioned in the category of Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries are Maggie Gyllenhaal for The Honorable Woman, Jessica Lange for American Horror Story, Frances McDormand for Olive Kitteridge, Frances O'Connor for The Missing and Allison Tolman for Fargo.
The nominees for Best Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries are Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton for Fargo, Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey for True Detective, and Mark Ruffalo for The Normal Heart.
Up for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Series are Uzo Aduba for Orange is the New Black, Kathy Bates for American Horror Story, Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey, Allison Janney for Mom and Michelle Monaghan for True Detective.
Shortlisted for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Series are Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart, Alan Cumming for The Good Wife, Colin Hanks for Fargo, Bill Murray for Olive Kitteridge and Jon Voight for Ray Donovan.