BBC AMERICA Lands Three Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has given BBC AMERICA a lot of love over the years – maybe it’s that whole foreign thing – and this year is no different. BBC AMERICA received three big Golden Globe nominations this morning:

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The State Within

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Jason Isaacs for The State Within
James Nesbitt for Jekyll

Congratulations to all of our nominees!

The Brits actually did very well in general this morning, with Atonement scoring a field-leading seven nominations. Notable Brit nominees include:

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Atonement

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will Be Blood
James McAvoy for Atonement

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Julie Christie for Away from Her
Keira Knightley for Atonement

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Helena Bonham Carter for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Tom Wilkinson for Michael Clayton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Tilda Swinton for Michael Clayton

Best Director – Motion Picture
Ridley Scott for American Gangster
Joe Wright for Atonement

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Christopher Hampton for Atonement

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Extras

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Longford

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Jim Broadbent for Longford

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Ruth Wilson for Jane Eyre

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Ricky Gervais for Extras

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Anna Friel for Pushing Daisies

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Hugh Laurie for House

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Minnie Driver for The Riches

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Andy Serkis for Longford

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Samantha Morton for Longford

Irish actors Saoirse Ronan (Atonement) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) scored nods for playing British. Atonement was also nominated for its score from Italian composer Dario Marianelli.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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