“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” helped FX kill it at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards nominations announcement. In the network derby, FX led with 10 nominations (up from eight last year), followed by HBO with nine (down from 12) and a surging Amazon Prime Video, which tied HBO with nine as well. Netflix was behind them with eight noms (down from nine), while Showtime grabbed six (up from five).
“Versace” nabbed four nominations overall — for best limited series, as well as acting nods for Darren Criss, Penelope Cruz, and Edgar Ramirez. FX’s strength also came from retiring series “The Americans,” which grabbed three nods — best drama, best drama actress (Keri Russell) and best drama actor (Matthew Rhys). Freshman drama “Pose” picked up two for the network, which also got a solo nom for “Atlanta.”
Amazon Prime Video, enjoying the incumbent success of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” extended