`Argo,' `Les Miserables' win big at Golden Globes

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler hosted award show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The Iran hostage thriller "Argo" is the surprise best-drama winner at Sunday's Golden Globes, beating out the Civil War epic "Lincoln," which had emerged as an awards-season favorite.

"Argo" also claimed the directing prize for Ben Affleck, a prize that normally bodes well for an Academy Award win -- except Affleck missed out on an Oscar nomination this time.

IMAGES: Stars walk the red carpet

"Les Miserables" was named best musical or comedy, while Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway claimed acting prizes.

On the TV side, it was a battle for cable supremacy with three honors each for Showtime's CIA thriller "Homeland" and "Game Change," the HBO movie about Sarah Palin's 2008 vice presidential candidacy.

HBO's "Girls" picked up two awards for best comedy. Show creator Lena Dunham was tapped as best comic actress, beating out nominees Tina Fey and Amy Poehler of NBC. In fact, all the commercial networks were snubbed and PBS received just one award.

The 70th annual Golden Globes were broadcast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Winners List:

Best Picture, Drama: Argo

Best Picture, Musical or Comedy: Les Miserables

Best Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Best Actress: Drama: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director: Ben Affleck, Argo

Best Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Best Actress, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Watz, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Foreign Language: Amour

Animated Film: Brave

Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Original Score: Mychael Danna, Life of Pi

Original Song: Skyfall by Adele

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award: Jodie Foster

Television

Series, Drama: Homeland

Series, Musical or Comedy: Girls

Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis, Homeland

Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland

Actress, Musical or Comedy: Lena Dunham, Girls

Actor, Musical or Comedy: Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Miniseries or Movie: Game Change

Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatsfield & McCoys

Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Ed Harries, Game Change

Supporting Actress, Series, miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, Downtown Abbey

 

FULL LIST: 2013 Golden Globes

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