“Wolf Hall” and “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE on PBS Earn Golden Globe® Nominations
Pictured: The cast of “Downton Abbey, Season 6” and Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in “Wolf Hall”
(“Downton Abbey” image courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE; “Wolf Hall” image courtesy of Giles Keyte/Playground & Company Pictures for MASTERPIECE/BBC)
On December 10, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards.
“Wolf Hall” on MASTERPIECE received three Golden Globe® nominations, including a nod for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis both scored nominations for their roles in “Wolf Hall.” The duo is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, respectively.
Joanne Froggatt, who plays Mrs. Anna Bates in “Downton Abbey,” a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE Co-Production, earned a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Winners will be announced during a live telecast from the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on January 10, 2016.
“Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE is the most-watched drama in PBS history. “Downton Abbey, The Final Season” will air on MASTERPIECE beginning Sunday, January 3, 2016 on PBS (check local listings). Rejoin the Crawley family for a sixth and final season of intimately interlaced stories centered on the English country estate.
“Downton Abbey” is a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production in association with NBCU International written and created by Julian Fellowes. It is executive produced by Gareth Neame, Julian Fellowes, Liz Trubridge and Nigel Marchant. Chris Croucher is the producer. The executive producer for MASTERPIECE is Rebecca Eaton. The senior series producer for MASTERPIECE is Susanne Simpson.
"Wolf Hall" is a Playground Entertainment/Company Pictures production for BBC and MASTERPIECE in conjunction with BBC worldwide, Altus Media and Prescience. The Executive Producers are John Yorke for Company Pictures, Polly Hill, BBC Head of Independent Drama, for BBC TWO, Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE, Martin Rkusen and Ben Donald for BBC Worldwide and Tim Smith for Prescience. The Executive Producer is Colin Callender. The Producer is Mark Prybus. The writer is Peter Kosminsky.
MASTERPIECE is funded by Viking River Cruises and Audible with support from the MASTERPIECE Trust.