'Atlanta' to 'Stranger Things': 12 Newbie Noms for the Globes and SAG Awards

7:00 AM 11/8/2016

by Mikey O'Connell

These dramas, comedies, minis and movies all earned buzz but premiered outside of Emmy eligibility, giving the HFPA and SAG first crack at honoring them.

Stranger Things Still 4 - H - 2016
  • Stranger Things

    The year's biggest breakout goes into awards season untested. Can zeitgeist translate to statuettes?

    Read THR's review here.

  • Chance

    A solid critical reception and a starring role in a serial for House's Hugh Laurie shouldn't be underestimated.

    Read THR's review here

  • Queen Sugar

    Creator Ava DuVernay offers a built-in boost, likely driving Queen Sugar into many FYC conversations.

    Read THR's review here

  • This Is Us

    Broadcast's lone ratings breakout of the new fall season also is one of its most well-received by critics.

    Read THR's review here

  • Westworld

    The net's latest big swing has many critics confused — but a sprawling cast and high production value could garner favor.

    Read THR's review here

  • Atlanta

    Comedic auteurs frequently are embraced, and star-creator Donald Glover has many talking about his FX breakout.

    Read THR's review here

  • Crisis in Six Scenes

    Yes, it landed with a thud. But Woody Allen still carries plenty of weight — especially with the HFPA.

    Read THR's review here

  • Fleabags

    Under the radar, sure — but the Phoebe Waller-Bridge import at least has the creative class buzzing. 

    Read THR's review here

  • Divorce

    Speaking of HFPA sway, Sarah Jessica Parker could fill a generous mantel with her Sex and the City Globes (and SAG Awards).

    Read THR's review here

  • The Good Place

    Mike Schur's Parks and Recreation follow-up is a quirky favorite, and star Ted Danson is a silver-haired awards darling.

    Read THR's review here

  • Churchill's Secret

    A quintessentially British telepic, it boasts Michael Gambon and PBS' Masterpiece stamp of approval.


  • Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

    The four-part revival of the beloved WB dramedy arrives just in time for nomination talk.