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'People v. O.J. Simpson' leads Globes nominations with 5

Associated Press logo Associated Press 12/12/2016 By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer
Larry Karaszewski, foreground from left, Courtney B. Vance, Nina Jacobson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ryan Murphy, John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Scott Alexander pose in the press room with the award for best movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Larry Karaszewski, foreground from left, Courtney B. Vance, Nina Jacobson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ryan Murphy, John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Scott Alexander pose in the press room with the award for best movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" leads in Golden Globes nominations with five nods, followed by another miniseries, AMC's "The Night Manager," with four.

This image released by HBO shows Kit Harington in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The series was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best TV drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (Helen Sloan/HBO via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by HBO shows Kit Harington in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The series was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best TV drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (Helen Sloan/HBO via AP)

The nominations, announced Monday morning, cite for best comedy FX's newcomer "Atlanta" as well as ABC's "black-ish," HBO's "Veep" and Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle" and "Transparent.

This image released by HBO shows Anthony Hopkins in a scene from, "Westworld." The series was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best TV drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (John P. Johnson/HBO via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by HBO shows Anthony Hopkins in a scene from, "Westworld." The series was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best TV drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (John P. Johnson/HBO via AP)

Best drama nominations include HBO's "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld," Netflix's "The Crown" and "Stranger Things," and NBC's freshman series "This Is Us."

"This Is Us" a gentle family drama that has proved to be an instant ratings hit, also scores two best actress Globes nominations, for Chrissy Metz and Mandy Moore.

While the Globes tend to favor edgier cable fare, "This Is Us" and veteran sitcom "black-ish" were tied for the most nominations among broadcast TV series, with three apiece.

Among networks overall, HBO led with 14 nominations, with FX the runner-up with nine. AMC, Amazon and Netflix were joined by ABC with five nominations apiece.

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