The Social Network, Glee Win Big at Golden Globes

Surprise presenter Michael Douglas presents final award
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 16, 2011 7:45 PM CST
Updated Jan 16, 2011 10:21 PM CST
Christian Bale holds up his trophy for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture during the Golden Globe Awards, Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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(Newser) – The Golden Globes ended with a heartwarming surprise: A healthy-looking Michael Douglas, who presented the final award of the evening and noted that there must be "an easier way to get a standing ovation." That award, for best motion picture drama, went to the night's top winner: The Social Network, which took home four trophies, also including best director and best screenplay. Glee followed with three wins: best TV comedy or musical, best supporting actor, and best supporting actress.

Other big winners, from the New York Times:

  • Motion picture comedy or musical: The Kids Are All Right
  • TV drama: Boardwalk Empire
  • Actress, motion picture drama: Natalie Portman, Black Swan
  • Actor, motion picture drama: Colin Firth, The King's Speech
  • Actress, film comedy or musical: Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
  • Actor, film comedy or musical: Paul Giamatti, Barney's Version
  • Actor, TV drama: Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
  • Actress, TV drama: Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy
  • Actor, TV comedy or musical: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Actress, TV comedy or musical: Laura Linney, The Big C
See the complete list of nominees and winners, or check out the night's best and worst fashion or highlights from host Ricky Gervais.

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