Showtime's freshman dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" received Golden Globe nominations, along with returning comedies "Nurse Jackie" and "House of Lies," netting a total of six nods for the premium cable network. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominations for the Golden Globe Awards on Dec.12, 2013. Awards will be presented at the 71st Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, on Jan. 12, 2014,
Notably, two time Globe winner "Homeland" was snubbed by the HFPA, as were lead actors Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, who have won the actor awards previously. Homeland and House of Lies win Golden Globes for Showtime.
The network’s hit freshman drama "Masters of Sex" was nominated for Best Television Series, Drama. Lead actor Michael Sheen was recognized for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television series, Drama, his first-ever Golden Globe nomination. Masters of Sex picked up for second season on Showtime
"Ray Donovan," Showtime’s No. 1 rated freshman series ever, received nods for lead actor Liev Schreiber and supporting actor Jon Voight, who play dysfunctional son and father in the edgy drama set in Los Angeles. Joe Voight, who has previously been nominated for his movie roles, now has been nominated a total of ten times. Liev Schreiber has also been been nominated previously for his work in film. Hit drama Ray Donovan renewed for second season on Showtime
Don Cheadle is now a four-time nominee, honored once again for his performance on in the dark comedy "House of Lies. Cheadle won the Globe earlier in 2013.
Edie Falco received a nod for her lead role of Jackie Peyton on "Nurse Jackie." Falco has been nominated three times for her role as “Jackie Peyton.” Acclaimed for her previous role as Carmela Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos," Falco now has a total of ten Golden Globe nods. Edie Falco pays tribute to The Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini at Emmy Awards