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“Succession” Breaks Golden Globes TV Record with Nine Nominations for Final Season

HBO’s critically acclaimed series Succession concludes its run with a remarkable awards-season achievement, receiving nine Golden Globe nominations for its final season. After leading the 2023 Primetime Awards with 27 nominations, the family corporate drama now sets a new record for a TV program at the Golden Globes.

Succession secured nominations in every eligible category, including Best Drama Series. Notably, the dominance extends to the male categories, with three nominations each in Best Actor for Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, and Kieran Culkin, and Actor in a Supporting Role on TV for Matthew Macfadyen, Alexander Skarsgård, and Alan Ruck.

On the female side, Sarah Snook received a nomination for Female Actor in a Drama Series, and J. Smith-Cameron earned a nomination for Supporting Actress.

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All eight nominated cast members also hold Emmy nominations, with Nicholas Braun being the only main cast member without a Golden Globe nomination.

With these nine Golden Globe nominations for its final season, Succession surpasses the previous record held by “L.A. Law” with eight nominations in 1990. On the longform side, “The Thorn Birds” also achieved eight nominations in 1984.

Other TV titles on the list of most nominated for Golden Globes include “ER” with seven nominations in 1998 and the limited series “Angels In America” with seven nominations in 2004.

The series concludes its run with this remarkable Golden Globe recognition, capping off its legacy with a final victory lap in the awards season.

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