Freshman series dominated Thursday's Golden Globe nominations, as Nashville, The Newsroom, Smash, Veep and Girls all scored nods, while former three-time drama series champ Mad Men was unceremoniously dropped.Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, defending champ Homeland and The Newsroom.
Jon Hamm did get a nod in drama lead actor against Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) and Damian Lewis (Homeland), matching the Screen Actors Guild Awards lineup from Wednesday.
Claire Danes (Homeland) will try to defend her drama lead actress win against Connie Britton (Nashville), Glenn Close (Damages), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife).
Britton's Nashville co-star Hayden Panettiere also snagged a nod for supporting actress, where she's up against Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Sarah Paulson (Game Change), Maggie Smith, (Downton Abbey) and Sofia Vergara (Modern Family).
In comedy/musical, reigning champ Modern Family will vie for a second straight series win against The Big Bang Theory, Episodes, Girls and Smash.
Globes hosts Tina Fey (30 Rock) and Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) both earned comedy/musical lead actress nods. Their competition includes Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Lena Dunham (Girls) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep).
The 70th Golden Globe Awards airs Sunday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.Check out the nominees below.TELEVISION
Boardwalk EmpireBreaking Bad
The Big Bang Theory
Game ChangeThe Girl
Hatfields & McCoysThe Hour
Drama Lead Actor
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk EmpireBryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Drama Lead Actress
Connie Britton, NashvilleGlenn Close, DamagesClaire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton AbbeyJulianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Comedy Lead Actor
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of LiesLouis C.K., LouieMatt LeBlanc, EpisodesJim Parsons, The Big Bang TheoryComedy Lead Actress Zooey Deschanel, New GirlLena Dunham, GirlsTina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, VeepAmy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Miniseries/TV Movie Lead Actor
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoysBenedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Woody Harrelson, Game ChangeToby Jones, The Girl
Clive Owen, Hemingway & GellhornMiniseries/TV Movie Lead Actress
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & GellhornJulianne Moore, Game Change
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
Sienna Miller, The GirlSigourney Weaver, Political Animals
Max Greenfield, New GirlEd Harris, Game Change
Danny Huston, Magic City
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Hayden Panettiere, NashvilleArchie Panjabi, The Good WifeSarah Paulson, Game Change
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Drama PictureArgo Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Zero Dark ThirtyComedy/Musical Picture
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Moonrise KingdomSalmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook
DirectorBen Affleck, ArgoKathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Ang Lee, Life of PiSteven Spielberg, LincolnQuentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
Drama Lead Actor Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Richard Gere, ArbitrageJohn Hawkes, The Sessions Joaquin Phoenix, The Master Denzel Washington, FlightDrama Lead Actress Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Marion Cotillard, Rust & Bone Helen Mirren, HitchcockNaomi Watts, The Impossible
Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue SeaComedy/Musical Lead ActorJack Black, BernieBradley Cooper, Silver Linings PlaybookHugh Jackman, Les MiserablesEwan McGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray, Hyde Park on HudsonComedy/Musical Lead ActressEmily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the YemenJudi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold HotelJennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings PlaybookMaggie Smith, QuartetMeryl Streep, Hope SpringsSupporting Actor Alan Arkin, ArgoLeonardo DiCaprio, Django UnchainedPhilip Seymour Hoffman, The Master Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln Christoph Waltz, Django UnchainedSupporting Actress Amy Adams, The Master Sally Field, LincolnAnne Hathaway, Les Miserables Helen Hunt, The SessionsNicole Kidman, The Paperboy
Screenplay Chris Terrio, ArgoQuentin Tarantino, Django Unchained Tony Kushner, LincolnDavid O. Russell, Silver Linings PlaybookMark Boal, Zero Dark ThirtyAnimated Feature Brave Frankenweenie Hotel TransylvaniaRise of the Guardians Wreck-It Ralph Foreign Language Film
Amour, FranceA Royal Affair, DenmarkThe Intouchables, FranceKon-Tiki, Norway/U.K./DenmarkRust & Bone, FranceSong "For You," Act of Valor "Not Running Anymore," Stand Up Guys "Safe and Sound," The Hunger Games"Skyfall," Skyfall"Suddenly," Les MiserablesScore Mychael Danna, Life of PiAlexandre Desplat, ArgoDario Marianelli, Anna Karenina Tom Tywker, Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek, Cloud Atlas John Williams, Lincoln