Golden Globes: Netflix Outpaces HBO in Leading TV Race

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The streaming pioneer nabs the most nominations, Amazon jumps from two to five and Hulu makes it’s debut.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

Golden age of TV? Try golden age of streaming. That was the unmistakable message Dec. 10 when the Golden Globe nominations were announced. For the first time, streaming pioneer Netflix led the TV race with eight noms, dethroning longtime champ HBO. All told, streamers — including awards newcomer Hulu — made up a quarter of the TV noms, putting them neck and neck with the broadcast networks in their best Globe showing yet. Says Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins, "Having one of our shows recognized hopefully sends a signal that we mean business."