Golden Globes Nomination TV Predictions: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Fleabag’ and What Else?

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Last Updated: December 6, 2019 @ 4:58 PM

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: awards season. The months-long Hollywood celebration kicks off Jan. 5, 2020, with the 77th annual Golden Globes.

Bright and early Monday morning, we’ll get the nominees from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — but TheWrap’s already got our in-house picks for the 55 nomination slots for TV programming.

Here are our predictions on whose name will be called on Monday (along with some potential spoilers).

Best Television Series – Drama
“The Crown,” Netflix
“Succession,” HBO
“Game of Thrones,” HBO
“The Morning Show,” Apple TV+
“Pose,” FX

Watch out for: “Big Little Lies” (HBO); “Killing Eve” (BBC America); “Watchmen” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Brian Cox, “Succession” (HBO)
Billy Porter, “Pose” (FX)
Tobias Menzies, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Jeremy Strong, “Succession” (HBO)
Kit Harington, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Watch out for: Jason Bateman, “Ozark” (Netflix); Kevin Bacon, “City on a Hill” (Showtime); Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Olivia Colman, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Jodie Comer, “Killing Eve” (BBC America)
Zendaya, “Euphoria” (HBO)
Jennifer Aniston, “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+)
Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)

Watch out for: Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve” (BBC America); Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu); Regina King, “Watchmen” (HBO)

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
“Fleabag,” Amazon Prime Video
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Amazon Prime Video
“Barry,” HBO
“Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
“Russian Doll,” Netflix

Watch out for: “The Politician” (Netflix); “The Good Place” (NBC)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Bill Hader, “Barry” (HBO)
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method” (Netflix)
Ted Danson, “The Good Place” (NBC)
Ben Platt, “The Politician” (Netflix)
Paul Rudd, “Living With Yourself” (Netflix)

Watch out for: Ricky Gervais, “After Life” (Netflix); Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop TV); Ramy Youssef, “Ramy” (Hulu)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Fleabag” (Amazon Prime Video)
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon Prime Video)
Kirsten Dunst, “On Becoming a God in Central Florida” (Showtime)
Natasha Lyonne, “Russian Doll” (Netflix)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)

Watch out for: Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop TV); Hailee Steinfeld, “Dickinson” (Apple TV+)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
“Chernobyl,” HBO
“When They See Us,” Netflix
“Fosse/Verdon,” FX
“Unbelievable,” Netflix
“El Camino,” Netflix

Watch out for: “The Act” (Hulu); “Catherine the Great” (HBO); “The Loudest Voice” (Showtime)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Jharrel Jerome, “When They See Us” (Netflix)
Jared Harris, “Chernobyl” (HBO)
Sam Rockwell, “Fosse/Verdon” (FX)
Aaron Paul, “El Camino” (Netflix)
Russell Crowe, “The Loudest Voice” (Showtime)

Watch out for: Mahershala Ali, “True Detective” (HBO); Sacha Baron Cohen, “The Spy” (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Michelle Williams, “Fosse/Verdon” (FX)
Helen Mirren, “Catherine the Great” (HBO)
Merritt Wever, “Unbelievable” (Netflix)
Joey King, “The Act” (Hulu)
Niecy Nash, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Watch out for: Kaitlyn Dever, “Unbelievable” (Netflix); Kathryn Hahn, “Mrs. Fletcher” (HBO); Renee Zellweger, “What/If” (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Tony Shaloub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon Prime Video)
Kieran Culkin, “Succession” (HBO)
Andrew Scott, “Fleabag” (Amazon Prime Video)
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Stellen Skarsgard, “Chernobyl” (HBO)

Watch out for: Alan Arkin, “The Komisnky Method” (Netflix); Dan Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop TV); Bradley Whitford, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu); Henry Winkler, “Barry” (HBO)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Patricia Clarkson won last year for “Sharp Objects”)
Meryl Streep, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)
Helena Bonham Carter, “The Crown” (Netflix)
Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies” (HBO)
Patricia Arquette, “The Act” (Hulu)
Olivia Colman, “Fleabag” (Amazon Prime Video)

Watch out for: Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon Prime Video); Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones” (HBO); Reese Witherspoon, “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+)

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