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2021 GOLDEN GLOBE FINAL PREDICTIONS:
BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES (COMEDY OR MUSICAL)

UPDATED: Feb. 24, 2021

AWARDS COMMENTARY:
While Catherine O’Hara appears on track to win a Golden Globe for “Schitt’s Creek,” Eugene Levy must face the “Ted Lasso” express. And star Jason Sudeikis has the ticket. Apple TV Plus is doing a tremendous job promoting “Ted Lasso” as a top awards contender, and in many ways it’s this year’s feel good vehicle in the way that “Schitt’s Creek” was during the last awards cycle. As the heart of “Ted Lasso,” Sudeikis may be hard to beat — especially if, again, the HFPA wants to get in and honor him before the Emmys. (Levy will have his Emmy from September to give him plenty of solace.) That doesn’t leave much room for a repeat win for Ramy Youssef, alas, but there’s probably no way to repeat last year’s amazing win for him. Also in the mix are Nicholas Hoult and Don Cheadle, both of whom are having the time of their lives playing morally questionable characters. But bake some biscuits and hit the pitch, Sudeikis may have a pretty good night if “Ted Lasso” scores wins for both of its nominations.


AND THE PREDICTED WINNER IS:

  1. Jason Sudeikis 
    "Ted Lasso" (Apple TV Plus)
    GLOBES HISTORY
    : 1 nomination
    ROLE: Ted Lasso

RUNNERS UP:

  • Eugene Levy
    "Schitt's Creek" (Pop TV)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 1 nomination
    ROLE: Johnny Rose

  • Nicholas Hoult
    "The Great" (Hulu)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 1 nomination
    ROLE: Peter

  • Ramy Youssef
    "Ramy" (HBO)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 2 nominations, 1 win (for 2020's "Ramy")
    ROLE: Ramy

  • Don Cheadle 
    "Black Monday" (Showtime)
    GLOBES HISTORY: 6 nominations, 2 wins (for 1999's "The Rat Pack" and 2013's "House of Lies") 
    ROLE: Mo Monroe

2021 Golden Globes Final Predictions (TV)

2020-2021 Golden Globes Awards Timeline

      • Deadline for submission of Golden Globe Motion Picture and Television entry forms – Nov. 30, 2020
      • Deadline for Television nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Dec. 30, 2020
      • Deadline for receipt of Television nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 12, 2021
      • Deadline for Motion Picture nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 13, 2021
      • The final screening date for Motion Pictures – Jan. 26, 2021
      • The final date for Motion Picture press conferences – Jan. 27, 2021
      • Deadline for receipt of Motion Picture nomination ballots by Ernst & Young at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT – Jan. 30, 2021
      • Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards announced at 8:00 a.m. ET / 5:00 a.m. PT – Feb. 3, 2021
      • Final ballots mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young – Feb. 23, 2021
      • 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live coast to coast at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on NBC from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California – Feb. 28, 2021

2021 Golden Globes Predictions (Film)

About the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes Awards, hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, is held annually with 93 members since 1944. The group recognizes excellence in film and television, across drama and comedy or musical categories. “Mad Men” and “The X-Files” hold the record for most wins as best drama, at three each, while “All in the Family” has won the most awards for best comedy/musical, with four wins. Carol Burnett has the record for most TV nominations, at 13 (she won five), while Alan Alda has the most TV wins, with 6 (out of 12 nominations).