The 79th Golden Globe Awards, which usually garner around 18 million viewers, was reduced to a live blog on Sunday night.
The awards proceeded without a telecast, nominees, a red carpet, a host, press and a live stream. Instead, some members of the Hollywood Foreign Press gathered at the Beverly Hilton hotel for a 90-minute private event, according to CBS News.
Who are the movie winners?
- Steven Speilberg’s “West Side Story” won several awards — best picture comedy or musical, best actress for Rachel Zegler and best supporting actress for Ariana DeBose.
- “The Power of the Dog,” a western starring Benedict Cumberbatch, also won three awards, including best picture for a drama, best director for Jane Campion and best supporting actor for Kodi Smit-McPhee, per CNET.
- Will Smith won best actor in a drama motion picture for his role as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams in “King Richard.” This is a first for the veteran actor.
- Nicole Kidman snagged an award for best actress in a motion picture for her role as Lucille Ball in “Being the Ricardos.”
- Last but not least, Andrew Garfield earned the best actor in a musical or comedy motion picture for “Tick, Tick...Boom!”
And what about television?
Per Variety, “Succession” was a big hit, snagging best TV series, as well as best supporting actress in a TV role for Sarah Snook and best actor in a TV series, drama for Jeremy Strong.
Kate Winslet from “Mare of Easttown” won best actress in a limited series.
“Hacks” scored twice by winning best musical or comedy TV series a musical or comedy and best actress in a musical or comedy TV series for Jean Smart.
See all the nominees and winners here.