via press release:
SHOWTIME® LEADS ALL NETWORKS IN Golden Globe® Series nominations
LOS ANGELES, CA – (December 14, 2010) – Showtime once again affirmed its place as an industry leader this morning, earning a record breaking eight Golden Globe® nominations – the most original series nominations for any network – broadcast or cable.
™ earned its third consecutive nomination for Best Drama Series. Star and executive producer Michael C. Hall nabbed his fifth consecutive nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series – the most nominations for any actor in Showtime history. Hall won a Golden Globe earlier this year for his portrayal of " Morgan." For her role as "Lumen Pierce," Julia Stiles received her first ever Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
SHOWTIME also dominated the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical with Laura Linney, Edie Falco and Toni Collette all vying in the same category for, and respectively. Toni Collette is a five-time Golden Globe nominee, and won the award earlier this year for her multiple roles on .
The freshman seriesand sophomore comedy garnered two major nominations – Best Television Series, Comedy or Musical, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series. Falco is a nine-time nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner; this is her second consecutive nomination for her role as "Jackie Peyton" on . Linney, 's star and executive producer, is a five-time Golden Globe nominee and scored a win in 2009 for her role in JOHN ADAMS.
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live coast-to-coast on Sunday, January 16, 2011 from Los Angeles.