Will Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga be singing pretty at the end of Golden Globes night Sunday? Or might Christian Bale’s Dick Cheney take over the show?
Hosted by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards is the first major ceremony of awards season and one that offers the chance for some to jockey into prime position for a run at February’s Academy Awards.
Adam McKay’s politically charged “Vice” leads the field with six nominations. Meanwhile in the drama categories, “A Star Is Born” – with five nominations – looks to cement itself as an Oscar front-runner.
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Here’s a minute-by-minute breakdown of the Globes festivities (in ET).
8:43: Patricia Arquette gets best actress in a TV limited series for “Escape at Dannemora.” “I’m like that snot-nosed girl in class, still with my piece of paper,” she says accepting her award, also calling director Ben Stiller “a dream come true.”
8:40: Supporting actor in a TV series goes to Ben Whishaw of “A Very English Scandal.” He thanks co-star Hugh Grant “for such an exquisite performance” and dedicates the honor to the man he plays, Norman Scott. “He’s a true queer hero and icon.”
8:29: “The Americans” takes best TV drama for its final season, besting “Bodyguard” and “Killing Eve.”
8:27: “Bodyguard” star Richard Madden snags his first Globe for TV drama best actor. He thanks his mom and dad, who flew in from Scotland. “I wouldn’t be here without you.”
8:18: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” takes best animated feature. “We’re in an alternate universe where we win this,” producer Phil Lord says in his acceptance speech, paying tribute to recently passed Spidey creators Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
8:14: The first award for the night? Michael Douglas wins for lead actor in a TV musical or comedy for “The Kominsky Method.” “Chuck thinks getting old is funny,” Douglas says, thanking show creator Chuck Lorre. Douglas dedicates the honor to his 102-year-old dad Kirk.
8:00: Hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg team up for the first joke of the night: “One lucky audience member gets to host the Oscars!” Also they break out some “slams” for the audience: Oh shouts out, “Bradley Cooper … you are hot,” and to buff “Creed” star Michael B. Jordan, “Your character’s name is Adonis … and it is apt.” Someone also is carrying a very large bottle of Pepcid. “Someone should send some over to the ‘Kominsky Method’ table. Lots of acid reflux,” Samberg says, making a jab at the show with Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas. The hosts also kick Jim Carrey out of the film section and to the TV tables; Carrey counters by saying he just did a “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. Oh gets serious at the end, about the significance of an Asian female awards host: “Right now, this moment is real … I see all these faces of change and now so will everyone.”