Facts and figures: TV

  • “The West Wing” has 17 previous noms, and has been nominated each of its five years for drama, which it won in 2000.

  • u Martin Sheen has three Globe mentions, stretching back to 1968; he won the drama actor honor in 2000 (“The West Wing”).

  • “Joan of Arcadia” star Amber Tamblyn is the daughter of Russ Tamblyn, who won a Globe in 1955 for New Star of the Year for his role in “Hit the Deck.”

  • Frances Conroy of “Six Feet Under” is a first-time supporting actress nominee, though the show has been nommed for drama three years running and took home the trophy its first year. Rachel Griffiths won the cat-egory for her role on the show the same year.

  • “Sex and the City” has its fifth consecutive nom for comedy series and has won three times.

  • Kristin Davis’ nomination is her first for the show; the show’s other regular actresses all have multiple noms. Kim Cattrall won last year after four consecutive mentions and Sarah Jessica Parker has three wins on six consecutive nominations.

  • Ricky Gervais is the first Brit nominated for best actor in a comedy series for his role in “The Office.” The series also is the first non-American series to be nominated for best comedy series.

  • “Will & Grace” has five consecutive noms for comedy and has never won. The same is true of cast members Eric McCormick, Debra Messing and Sean Hayes; Megan Mullaly has four consecutive nominations and no wins.

  • Matt LeBlanc has his second consecutive nom for “Friends,” which has a total of 10 noms in its history. The only win was last year for Jennifer Aniston, and Lisa Kudrow is the only other nommed thesp from the show.

  • Tony Shalhoub, Bernie Mac and Bonnie Hunt all received their second consecutive nominations.

  • HBO and Showtime are the only two networks nommed in the TV movie-miniseries category. HBO could win a maximum of five Globes for its minis even though it has 13 noms; Showtime could win a max of four on its seven.
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