Lionsgate gets five Golden Globe nominations for Mad Men & Weeds

Mumbai: Lionsgate’s AMC drama Mad Men and Showtime comedy Weeds received a total of five Golden Globe nominations, including nods for Best Television Series – Drama, and Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical, respectively.

Mad Men also picked up nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for Jon Hamm and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for January Jones.

Weeds’ star Mary-Louise Parker scored a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical. This marks the fourth consecutive nomination for Parker, who won a Golden Globe Award for her work in the first season of the hit series.

Earlier this week, Mad Men and Weeds were nominated by the Writers Guild of America for awards in the Drama Series and Comedy Series categories, respectively. Both were also recognized with nominations from the Producers Guild of America, with Weeds earning a nod for The Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television — Comedy, and Mad Men receiving a nomination for The Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television — Drama.

"We thank the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild for once again recognizing Mad Men and Weeds and we congratulate our nominees and extraordinary creative teams who strive to set the bar higher each year," said Lionsgate president programming and production Kevin Beggs.

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