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'Smash,' 'Mad Men' and other curious Golden Globes nominations and omissions

Wrap your head around this fact, if you will: "Smash" is nominated in one of the best TV categories for the 2013 Golden Globes, and "Mad Men" is not.They're not competing against one another -- "Mad Men" is in the drama field, and "Smash" got to compete with comedies because the Globes' comedy categories also contain the words "or musical." Unless, that is, the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association collectively assumed any comedy in the show was intentional.The Golden Globes always include a few head-scratching nominations and omissions, as might be expected for an awards show based on the whims of 90-some journalists who are throwing a big party. As such, it's hard to muster up as much outrage for the snubs of deserving works and inclusions of dubious ones.That doesn't mean, however, that it's not worth examining some of this year's most curious Golden Globes decisions:"Mad Men" vs. "The Newsroom": "Mad Men"...


http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/12/smash-mad-men-and-other-curious-golden-globes-nominations-and-omissions.html

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