The Golden Globes are known for red carpet fashions, serving as an early (if inconsistent) indicator of Oscar voting tendencies and the occasional unexpected outburst from the stage. Like most awards shows, the Globes aren’t exactly known for getting their winners right, at least as far as critical consensus is concerned.
And yet, here we are. Ignored by the Hollywood Foreign Press in the drama series category each of its five prior seasons, FX’s “The Americans” won Sunday night with its first nomination, which it earned for its acclaimed final season.
The overdue recognition may have amounted to a make-up win after years of neglect by the HFPA, but a deserved win is a deserved win, and Twitter fell silent with its usual litany of complaints. It felt a little strange.
Source: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times