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Friday, January 29, 2010


M-NET Channel firm favourites do not disappoint with glitz and glamour.

M-Net Channel firm favourites did not disappoint at this year’s 67th Annual Golden Globes®, held at the Beverley Hilton Hotel in California. Comedian, actor, film-maker and writer, of The Office and comedian Ricky Gervais was the host of this year’s awards, that honour the best in motion picture and television.

The category Best Television Drama Series was highly contested, with big names Big Love, Dexter, Mad Men, House and True Blood, but it was Mad Men who stole top honours. The series also won at last year’s Academy awards in the same category. Newcomer Julianna Margulies took her first ever Golden Globe® win for her role as Alicia Florrick in The Good Wife which starts on M-Net on January 25 at 20h30.

Dexter received two wins this year, with Michael C. Hall for Best performance by an Actor in Drama Series, and John Lithgow for Best Supporting Actor In a Series. The fourth season of Dexter returns to M-Net in February. M-Net Series’ Big Love saw Chloe Sevigny take the award for The Best Performance by a supporting actress in a Drama.

The Comedy/Musical category saw Glee taking top honours as Best Television Comedy/Musical Series; Toni Collette as Best Actress in a Comedy for United States of Tara; Alec Baldwin as Best Actor in a Comedy for 30 Rock. Grey Gardens, which is currently on M-Net channels, scooped the award for Best mini-series, Best Performance by an Actress in a mini-series (Drew Barrymore).

Presenters on the night included Nicole Kidman, Lost’s Matthew Fox, Felicity Huffman from Desperate Housewives, Chucks Zachary Levi, Kiefer Sutherland from M-Net Action series 24, Cameron Diaz, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts and many more.