WarnerMedia takes home six Golden Globe Awards

6 Jan 2020 - By WarnerMedia Staff

The 77th Annual Golden Globe® Awards were held last night and WarnerMedia took home an impressive six wins, the most of any media company.

HBO earned the most awards of the night, taking home four trophies. Chernobyl earned two awards, including “Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television” and “Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television,” which was awarded to Stellan Skarsgård.

Succession also earned two Golden Globes for “Best Television Series – Drama,” and the “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama” going to Brian Cox. With the best drama win, Succession became the fourth HBO drama to take the top category, joining the ranks of The Sopranos (2000), Six Feet Under (2002) and Boardwalk Empire (2011).

Warner Bros. was honored with two Golden Globes for the critically-acclaimed and record-breaking hit, Joker. Joaquin Phoenix captured a “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture” for his haunting portrayal of the title character, and Hildur Guðnadóttir won for her original score of the film.

Ellen DeGeneres, comedian and host of the The Ellen DeGeneres Show, was also honored at the ceremony with the Carol Burnett Award. The award was created to honor excellence in television and is presented to "an honoree who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen." The three-time Golden Globe nominee was the second recipient of the honor, following Golden Globe winner, comedian and producer Carol Burnett.

The Golden Globe Awards, given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, are presented annually for outstanding achievement in film and television. For the full list of winners, go here.