Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire, HBO Dominate Golden Globes

By Jacob Klein on Jan 16, 2011 to Boardwalk Empire

Steve Buscemi better known as “Nicky Thompson” on the jersey shores of Atlantic City, has just won the Golden Globe Award for ‘Best Actor’ for his portrayal of the Prohibition-era gangster.

The show itself also won for ‘Best TV Show – Drama’.  Boardwalk Empire is one of the most expensive programs ever produced for the silver screen.  The show itself received three Golden Globe nominations for it’s premiere season, two of which they’ve already picked up tonight.  It remains to be seen if Kelly McDonald can pick up the best supporting actress nod.

HBO® received 9 nominations to the Golden Globes this year, among them:

* “Boardwalk Empire” with 3 nominations, including: Best TV Drama (WIN!), Best TV Drama Actor (Steve Buscemi) (WIN!), and Best TV Supporting Actress (Kelly MacDonald).

* “Temple Grandin” with 3 nominations, among them: Best TV Movie/Miniseries, Best Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Claire Danes) (WIN!), and Best TV Supporting Actor (David Strathairn).

* “You Don’t Know Jack” with two nominations, including: Best TV Movie/Miniseries and Best Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Al Pacino)(WIN!).

* “The Pacific”, for Best TV Movie/Miniseries.

* “Hung”, for Best TV Comedy/Musical Actor (Thomas Jane).

Thats FOUR big wins for HBO this year at the Golden Globes. Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!

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