Golden Globes: Rachel Bloom Wins Best Actress in TV Series, Musical or Comedy
Bloom accepted the award from Andy Samberg.
Rachel Bloom won the Golden Globe for best performance by an actress in a TV series, musical or comedy.
She was nominated for her performance in The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend alongside Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) and Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie).
This is the second Golden Globe in The CW’s history, including last year’s win for Jane the Virgin’s Rodriguez. Bloom stars in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a musical take on one woman’s obsessive quest for love.
On stage, she thanked series co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna and The CW's Mark Pedowitz, who took on a chance on the show that was rejected by six other networks before finding its home there. "He's the one who saved us," she said, "and he’s the reason that there is a musical comedy on network television right now, and I can't believe I'm saying that."
This is the first nomination and first win for Bloom at the Globes. The series, which also stars Santino Fontana (Frozen), returns Monday, Jan. 25, along with Jane the Virgin.
The 73rd annual Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, were held in Beverly Hills on Sunday.