Golden Globes 2013: Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Set To Face Homeland's Claire Danes In Awards Battle

13 December 2012

They've both kept us entertained playing their respective characters but Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery and Homeland's Claire Danes are set to go head-to-head following the release of the Golden Globes 2013 nominations, which puts them in the same category for 'Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama'.

Joining the ladies in the category is Glenn Close for her role in Damages and The Good Wife's Julianna Margulies.

Vying for the award for the men include Claire Danes' Homeland co-star Damian Lewis, Jon Hamm for his portrayal of advertising supremo Don Draper and star of Boardwalk Empire Steve Buscemi. Sadly none of Michelle's Downton male co-stars made the cut for the male equivalent.

But that is not the only battle Michelle and Claire will face as Downton Abbey and Homeland will also be going against each other for the 'Best Television Series — Drama' category.

Joining Downton Abbey in flying the flag for British shows is Sherlock following Benedict Cumberbatch's nomination for 'Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television'.

Check out the full list of nominations for the TV section of the Golden Globe Awards 2013:

Best Performance by an Actor In A Television Series – Drama
Steve Buscemi - Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels - The Newsroom
Jon Hamm - Mad Men
Damian Lewis - Homeland

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama

Connie Britton - Nashville
Glenn Close - Damages
Claire Danes - Homeland
Michelle Dockery - Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Kevin Costner - Hatfields and McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock
Woody Harrelson - Game Change
Toby Jones - The Girl
Clive Owen - Hemingway and Gellhorn

Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nicole Kidman - Hemingway and Gellhorn
Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Asylum
Sienna Miller - The Girl
Julianne Moore - Game Change
Sigourney Weaver - Political Animals

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series — Comedy Or Musical
Zooey Deschanel - New Girl
Lena Dunham - Girls
Tina Fey - 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
Amy Poehler - Parks And Recreation

Best Television Series — Comedy Or Musical
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family

Best Television Series — Drama
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Newsroom

Best Mini-Series Or Motion Picture Made for Television
Game Change
The Girl
Hatfield & McCoys
The Hour
Political Animals

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