Starz receives 6 Golden Globe nominations
December 14, 2015

Starz receives 6 Golden Globe nominations

BEVERLY HILLS — Starz was nominated for six Golden Globe awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The network garnered category nominations for Outlander for Best Television Series – Drama, and Flesh and Bone for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. This marks the first time the network has received nominations in all three television categories across drama, comedy and limited-series, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for Caitriona Balfe in Outlander, Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Sarah Hay in Flesh and Bone, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk and Best Performance by an actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Tobias Menzies in Outlander.

“Our thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for honoring STARZ with nominations for our series Outlander and Flesh and Bone and the performances of Catiriona Balfe, Sarah Hay, Patrick Stewart and Tobias Menzies,” says Starz CEO, Chris Albrecht. “We are incredibly proud of our talented actors and producing partners who have been recognized for their achievements.”

Outlander (pictured), currently in production on its second season, will return to Starz in the spring of 2016. The show is adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation). The series spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history and adventure as it follows Claire Randall, a married WWII combat nurse who mistakenly falls back in time to 1743. Outlander is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.

Flesh and Bone, a gritty eight-hour limited series created by Emmy award-winning Breaking Bad writer and executive producer Moira Walley-Beckett, follows a young dancer with a distinctly troubled past as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York. John Melfi (House of Cards, Sex and the City), Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds, Pulp Fiction and Good Will Hunting) and Kevin Brown (Roswell) are executive producers. Australian filmmaker David Michôd (Animal Kingdom, Rover) directed the first episode. The limited series premiered November 8th and the entire series is currently available on Starz Play and Starz On Demand for subscribers.