2023 was an absolute beast of a year for TV. Succession, The Bear, Ted Lasso, Beef, The Last of Us, and so much more amazing content are available across many streaming platforms that were announced as Golden Globes 2023 winners.
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The awards celebrated all those series and many more, with Succession just wiping the floor with their competition. Are you looking to catch up with all the winning content? Well, we’ve got it all for you in one place!
Golden Globes 2023 Winners
With Keiran Culkin taking Best Actor in a Drama Series and Mathew Macfadyen taking Best Supporting Actor on Television, and the show itself winning the Golden Globe for Best Drama TV Series, Succession wiped away the competition at this year’s ceremony.
The show was based on he Roy family, known for controlling the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. However, things change when Logan Roy steps down, leading to a power struggle in the family where morals and ethics go for a toss, and every member of the family begins a fight for the throne of the media empire.
The Morning Show
Apple TV’s The Morning Show was nominated for Best Drama TV Series and more. The show gives viewers an inside look into the inner workings of a news channel. Evolving from a #MeToo drama to a satirical exploration of media, tech and celebrity culture, the TV series follows several reporters, anchors and executes as they navigate a web of lies, power struggles, deceit and egos.
With both Steven Yeun and Ali Wong winning Best Actor and Actress in the Mini Series category, Beef is undeniably a must-watch.
The show is based on when Danny Cho, a struggling contractor, nearly crashes into Amy Lau’s SUV, which quickly escalates into a heated verbal exchange and a reckless car chase. With neither of them able to let go of their anger, they begin to adopt increasingly aggressive ways to harass each other, with the rising conflict ruining their lives in ways they never expected.
Imedla Staunton was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama TV Series for The Crown. Now spanning six seasons, Netflix’s popular The Crown follows the story of Queen Elizabeth II as a young woman who is faced with the challenge of leading the monarchy.
The show masterfully explores the private journey behind the political journey and the public facade put up by the British Empire, and has sparked many controversies about its portrayal of historical events and figures over the years.
The Last of Us
Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann’s video game adaptation of The Last of Us for HBO has fetched eight awards at the Golden Globes, including Best Outstanding Guest Actress (Storm Reid), Guest Actor (Nick Offerman), picture editing, main title design, prosthetic makeup, sound editing and more.
The show follows Joel, a smuggler in a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a deadly fungal virus. In return for weapons, Joel is offered a task: transport a 14-year-old Ellie across the country. What follows are brutal confrontations, moral dilemmas and heartfelt emotional connections as Joel discovers that Ellie is actually immune to the infection and humanity’s last hope for a cure.
Gary Oldman was nominated for Best Actor in the Drama TV series Slow Horses. The show follows the members of the Slough House, a bunch of agents dumped by the intelligence agency for their ‘poor’ performance, led by River Cartwright. However, when a young man is abducted and threatened to be beheaded live on the internet, Cartwright sees an opportunity to redeem him and his team.
Only Murders in the Building
Disney’s Only Murders in the Building was nominated at the Golden Globes for Best TV Series in the Musical or Comedy genre, while its lead actors, Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short, were nominated for Best Performance.
The comedic show follows three characters who find themselves united by a shared love of true-crime podcasts. When a murder occurs in their building, they choose to investigate by themselves and uncover secrets, scandals, and a growing list of suspects.
The Bear won the Best TV Series in the Musical or Comedy category, while its lead performers, Ayo Edebiri and Jeremy Allen White, won Best Performance awards. In the show, a brilliant young chef, Carmen Berzatto, is forced to return to his home and run his local family sandwich shop after a death in the family. Carmen learns to balance the reality of trading Michelin-star restaurants for the challenge of running a small business kitchen and its stubborn staff, all the while remedying his strained familial relationships.
Apple TV’s beloved comedy series Ted Lasso fetched several nominations at this year’s Golden Globes, including for the Best TV series in Musical or Comedy category, while show leads Jason Sudeikis and Hannah Waddingham secured nominations for Best Performance as well.
Spanning only three seasons, the show follows the titular Ted Lasso, an American football coach hired to run the struggling English Premier League team AFC Richmond. While he faces much criticism and pushback from everyone, including his team, his unshakable enthusiasm and positivity slowly win them over.
Elle Fanning secured a nomination for Best Performance in a Musical or Comedy for her role in The Great. The show is a comedic take on the historical figure Catherine The Great.
Catherine, a young German noblewoman, arrives in Russia with dreams of marrying Emperor Peter III and living a comfortable life. She quickly finds out that Peter is not only disinterested in her but is also quite childish and cruel. Now trapped in a gilded cage, Catherine must find ways to survive and thrive in a Russian court full of scheming nobles, religious fanatics, and ruthless power struggles.
Mufaddal Fakhruddin has been writing about games and technology for the past 15 years. He has lost count as to how many reviews he has written over the years, but he is sure headphone reviews make up at least 70% of that.