At last, something good has come out of the writers' strike: Last night's Golden Globe awards were the shortest, most painless Hollywood awards show in memory.To read the full thing, click here. As for the winners, glad to see newbies like "Mad Men" (and Jon Hamm) get some recognition. Not that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is at all reputable -- they also named David Duchovny the best comic actor on television -- but they've always shown a tendency to reward the new and shiny.
And yet NBC - in that special, sleazy, dishonest way that only NBC can - somehow made the whole thing seem longer and more painful.
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Over at the NJ.com blog, I take NBC out behind the woodshed for the unbelievably lame "live" coverage they gave to the Golden Globes:
Posted by Alan Sepinwall at 10:34 PM