Glee and Boardwalk Empire successful at Golden Globes
Glee and Boardwalk Empire proved the big winners at yesterday’s Golden Globe Awards with the former picking up three awards and the latter two. Glee collected ‘Best Comedy Series’ as well as the two ‘Best Supporting Actor/Actress’ awards for Jane Lynch and Chris Colfer. Boardwalk Empire was named ‘Best Drama Series’ and Steve Buscemi collected the ‘Best Actor’ drama gong. A full list of winners can be found here.
Gervais doubts third Golden Globes appearance
Ricky Gervais has said he doubts he will be invited back to host the Golden Globes again next year following his controversial performance yesterday. The Office creator fired off shots during the night at the likes of Charlie Sheen, The Tourist and the Church of Scietology and says he will be surprised if they ask him to return for a third year in 2012.
MTV orders book adaptation
MTV has ordered a brand new series based on the book I Just Want My Pants Back. The series is reported to be a “youthful romantic dramedy” set in New York which focuses on 22-year-old Jason Strider as he and his friends negotiate the path to adulthood. MTV’s head of programming says: “[The series] found its right home. It has an amazing, authentic, 20-something voice, feels contemporary and relatable, and will connect with the audience.”
Anne Hathaway lands Glee role
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that Anne Hathaway will film a guest appearance on the series. The actress will take on the role of a character’s aunt during her stint in the show’s second season.