‘Night Manager,’ ‘Atlanta,’ ‘The Crown’ take the top Golden Globes for television

Donald Glover, winner of the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for 'Atlanta,' appears backstage during the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on January 8, 2017. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) — Several Golden Globes were lavished on the freshman comedy series “Atlanta” and the miniseries “The Night Manager” in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

“Atlanta” was named Best Television Comedy and its star Donald Glover Best Actor in a Television Comedy.

Congratulations to Donald Glover – Best Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical – Atlanta (@AtlantaFX) –

“The Night Manager” co-stars Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman took home respectively the prizes for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television. Their fellow cast member Tom Hiddleston won for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Congratulations to Tom Hiddleston (@twhiddleston) – Best Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries – The Night Manager –

The program lost out in the top category in which it competed, however, as “The People v. O.J. Simpson” was named Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. That miniseries also earned Sarah Paulson the accolade for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

“The Crown” was declared Best Drama and its star Claire Foy Best Actress in a Drama. Billy Bob Thornton was named Best Actor in a Drama for “Goliath,” and “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross was deemed Best Actress in a Comedy.

This year’s Best Television Series – Drama award goes to @TheCrownNetflix!

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