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Glee continues to hit notes at awards season, nabbing a leading five Golden Globe nominations Tuesday, as cable also made its mark on the short list.

The Fox hit will vie for its second comedy/musical trophy against The Big Bang Theory, The Big C, 30 Rock, Modern Family and Nurse Jackie.
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Glee stars Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer all nabbed acting nominations, Lynch and Colfer in the supporting races. Morrison is up against three-time champ Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Steve Carell (The Office) Thomas Jane (Hung) and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) for lead actor in a comedy.

Michele's lead comedy actress competition includes defending champ Toni Collette (United States of Tara), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Tina Fey (30 Rock) and Laura Linney (The Big C).

In drama, Boardwalk Empire made a big splash, earning a series mention and acting nominations for Steve Buscemi in lead actor and Kelly Macdonald in supporting actress.

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Boardwalk is up against fellow freshman series The Walking Dead, Dexter, The Good Wife and three-time defending champion Mad Men, which is going for an unprecedented four-peat in the category.

Sons of Anarchy finally got some awards love, with Katey Sagal garnering a lead actress nomination. She's up against last year's winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs) and Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer).

In film, The King's Speech led with seven nominations, including one for drama film and acting nominations for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. The film is up against Black Swan, Inception, The Social Network and The Fighter.

The 68th Golden Globes ceremony, hosted by Ricky Gervais, airs live Sunday, Jan. 16 at 8/7c on NBC.

Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire
The Good Wife

Mad Men
The Walking Dead

Comedy/Musical Series
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory

The Big C
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie

Miniseries or TV Movie
The Pacific
The Pillars of the Earth
Temple Grandin
You Don't Know Jack

Lead Actor — Drama

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House

Lead Actress — Drama

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Piper Perabo, Covert Affairs
Katey Sagal, Sons of Anarchy
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Lead Actor — Comedy/Musical

Alec Baldwin
, 30 Rock
Steve Carell, The Office
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matthew Morrison, Glee
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Lead Actress  — Comedy/Musical
Toni Collette
, United States of Tara
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Lea Michele, Glee

Lead Actor — Miniseries or TV Movie
Idris Elba, Luther
Ian McShane, The Pillars of the Earth
Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack
Dennis Quaid, The Special Relationship
Edgar Ramirez, Carlos

Lead Actress — Miniseries or TV Movie
Hayley Atwell, The Pillars of the Earth
Claire Danes, Temple Grandin
Judi Dench, Return to Cranford
Romola Garai, Emma
Jennifer Love Hewitt, The Client List

Supporting Actor — TV Series, Miniseries or TV Movie
Scott Caan, Hawaii Five-0
Chris Colfer, Glee
Chris Noth, The Good Wife
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
David Strathairn, Temple Grandin

Supporting Actress — TV Series, Miniseries or TV Movie

Hope Davis, The Special Relationship
Jane Lynch, Glee
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Julia Stiles, Dexter
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family


Black Swan
The Fighter
The King's Speech
The Social Network
The Fighter

Alice in Wonderland

The Kids Are All Right
The Tourist

Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
David Fincher, The Social Network
Tom Hooper, The King's Speech
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David O. Russell, The Fighter

Lead Actor — Drama
Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
Colin Firth, The King's Speech
James Franco, 127 Hours
Ryan Gosling, Blue Valentine
Mark Wahlberg, The Fighter

Lead Actress — Drama
Halle Berry, Frankie and Alice
Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

Lead Actor — Comedy/Musical
Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland
Johnny Depp, The Tourist
Paul Giamatti, Barney's Version
Jake Gyllenhaal, Love & Other Drugs
Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack

Lead Actress — Comedy/Musical
Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
Anne Hathaway, Love & Other Drugs
Angelina Jolie, The Tourist
Julianne Moore, The Kids Are All Right
Emma Stone, Easy A

Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Fighter
Michael Douglas, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Jeremy Renner, The Town
Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech
Mila Kunis, Black Swan
Melissa Leo, The Fighter
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
Christopher Nolan, Inception
David Seidler, The King's Speech
Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Original Score
Alexandre Desplat, The King's Speech
Danny Elfman, Alice in Wonderland
A.R. Rahman, 127 Hours
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network
Hans Zimmer, Inception

Original Song
"Bound to You," Burlesque
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," Burlesque
"There's a Place for Us," The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
"Coming Home," Country Strong
"I See the Light," Tangled

Animated Feature

Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3

Foreign Language Film:

Biutiful, Mexico/Spain
The Concert
, France
The Edge
, Russia
I Am Love
, Italy
In a Better World, Denmark