The 2021 Golden Globe nominations have finally been announced and the competition is stiff this year. Let’s see if any of my predictions for this year’s winners will come true.
Awards season is truly my favorite time of the year. Not only do I get to see my favorite actors and shows be recognized, I also see what I missed out on. You can always find me binging every show nominated, that I haven’t already seen. The 2021 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and my predictions may be off. I really have no excuse for being so behind this year, considering I literally could not leave my house. That being said, I spent my time rewatching old comfort shows on Disney Plus. Anyways, here are my predictions. I did my best guys. Oh one more thing! Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are hosting again! Yes!
Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
“Emily in Paris” (Netflix)
“The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max)
“The Great” (Hulu)
“Schitt’s Creek” (CBC)
“Ted Lasso” (Apple TV Plus)
I haven’t watched any of these except for “Schitt’s Creek,” however I think that’s the only one necessary here. While “Emily in Paris” and “The Flight Attendant” are popular among fans, I think it’s going to go to “Schitt’s Creek.” They literally swept the Emmy awards, so I think they can go into this with confidence. I haven’t even heard of “Ted Lasso,” but that can be because I don’t have Apple TV. The only thing I see giving “Schitt’s Creek” trouble is “The Great.” That show is loved by critics and is a potential threat.
Best Television Series – Drama
“The Crown” (Netflix)
“Lovecraft Country” (HBO Max)
“The Mandalorian” (Disney Plus)
This time, I have seen all but one of these shows. It is a hard choice, but based off what I have seen, I would vote “The Crown” or “Ozark.” While I liked the other shows, the last season of both these shows, were unlike any I have seen before. Any scene with Wendy and her brother on “Ozark” slayed me. Don’t even get me started on the last scene of the season. I mean c’mon. The only reason I would include “The Crown,” is because the acting was so good, especially by those who played Diana and Margaret Thatcher.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Josh O’Connor (“The Crown”)
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)
Al Pacino (“Hunters”)
Matthew Rhys (“Perry Mason”)
This category is truly a mystery to me. I have absolutely no idea who will win, but I promised predictions and I will deliver. I’m going to go with Josh O’Connor, simply because he made me hate him while watching “The Crown.” I’m sure the other actors were great in their respective roles, however I haven’t seen most of them. Jason Bateman is great, but I think this season was primarily carried by the other actors on the show.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Don Cheadle (“Black Monday”)
Nicholas Hoult (“The Great”)
Eugene Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”)
Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”)
Ramy Youssef (“Ramy”)
Once again, I am at a loss. I don’t know who is going to win, however if the Golden Globe Awards go anything like the Emmy’s, Eugene Levy will win. While it is unlikely for “Schitt’s Creek” to pull off another sweep, I really hope they do. This show is hilarious and everyone involved deserves to be recognized.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Olivia Colman (“The Crown”)
Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”)
Emma Corrin (“The Crown”)
Laura Linney (“Ozark”)
Sarah Paulson (“Ratched”)
I am obsessed with every single one of these performances, therefore I cannot pick a winner. I truly will be happy no matter who wins. Emma is perfection as Diana, however Laura is phenomenal as Wendy. I loved Sarah as Nurse Ratched, but Jodie Comer plays the best sociopath on television. It is such a hard choice, but if I have to make it I will go with Emma. I want it to be Laura, but the voters usually like to congratulate the up and comers. Plus, she played Princess Diana. You really can’t go wrong with that.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Lily Collins (“Emily in Paris”)
Kaley Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant”)
Elle Fanning (“The Great”)
Jane Levy (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”)
Catherine O’Hara (“Schitt’s Creek”)
I am going to keep this short and sweet. This is going to either Elle Fanning or Catherine O’Hara. In my humble opinion of course. I’m going to say it again, I really hope “Schitt’s Creek” sweeps the show again. It would truly make this horrible year worth it. Chances are slim, but I have hope.
Well there you have it. These are my official predictions for the winners in the television categories. Although I haven’t seen all the shows that are nominated, I keep a pretty good eye on what’s in the news. Come back tomorrow for my predictions for the film categories.
What do you think? What are your picks for the 2021 Golden Globe winners? The awards are set to take place on Sunday, February 28 on NBC.