BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — The Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood’s so-called biggest party that regularly drew 18 million television viewers, was reduced to a live-blog Sunday night for its 79th edition.

The embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association proceeded with its film awards Sunday night without a telecast, nominees, a red carpet, a host, press or even a livestream. Instead, members of the HFPA and some recipients of the group’s philanthropic grants gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for a 90-minute private event, announcing the names of the film and television winners on the organization’s social media feeds.

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Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” won several big awards, for best picture comedy or musical, best actress for Rachel Zegler and best supporting actess for Ariana DeBose.

Netflix’s gothic Western “The Power of the Dog” was named best picture drama, along with other honors for Jane Campion’s direction and Kodi Smit-McPhee’s supporting performance.

Other film winners included Will Smith for “King Richard,” Nicole Kidman for “Being the Ricardos” and Andrew Garfield for “tick, tick…BOOM!” The Japanese film “Drive My Car,” also a critics’ group darling, got best non-English language motion picture, while “Encanto” won for animation.

Though announcing winners on social media might seem like a straightforward task, those following along on Twitter only might have been somewhat confused at times. The tweets often left out exactly which project a person had won for.

To announce the winner for best actor, motion picture musical or comedy, the organization tweeted, “It takes 43 muscles to smile. Thanks for the workout Andrew Garfield and congratulations for taking home the #GoldenGlobe for Best Actor—Motion Picture—Musical/Comedy,” failing to mention that the award was for his turn in “tick, tick…BOOM!”

Other times, the tweets were just downright baffling. In announcing the “West Side Story” win, the group initially wrote, “If laughter is the best medicine @WestSideMovie is the cure for what ails you” about the drama that’s full of death and tragedy. They later deleted the tweet and wrote a new one about “music” being the best medicine.

Television winners included: Sarah Snook and Jeremy Strong for “Succession,” which won best television drama, Jean Smart for “Hacks,” which also won best television comedy, Jason Sudeikis for “Ted Lasso,” Kate Winslet for “Mare of Easttown,” O Yeong-su for “Squid Game” and Michael Keaton for “Dopesick.” Barry Jenkins’ “The Underground Railroad” got best limited series. The group said on its website that “Pose” star Michaela Jaé Rodriguez became the first trans person to win a Golden Globe.

None of the winners appeared to be present at the event, nor did they immediately comment on their awards.

Jamie Lee Curtis, however, chimed in with a video message shared on the group’s Twitter, talking about the HFPA’s charitable work.

“I just wanted to honor and stand with them in this continued advocacy,” Curtis said. “I’m proud to be associated with them in this venture.”

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The HFPA enlisted leaders of the groups it has given grants to to announce the winners. Arnold Schwarzenegger chimed in with a video message as well, thanking the group for recognizing him as the “new star of the year” in 1977.

That the organization proceeded with any kind of event came as a surprise to many in Hollywood. The HFPA came under fire after a Los Angeles Times investigation revealed in February ethical lapses and a stunning lack of diversity — there was not a single Black journalist in the 87-person group. Studios and PR firms threatened to boycott. Tom Cruise even returned his three Golden Globes, while other A-listers condemned the group on social media.

They pledged reformlast year, but even after a public declaration during the 78th show, their longtime broadcast partner NBC announced in May that it would not air the 2022 Golden Globes because “Change of this magnitude takes time and work.” The broadcaster typically pays some $60 million for the rights to air the show, which ranks among the most-watched awards shows behind the Oscars and the Grammys.

Though often ridiculed, Hollywood had come to accept the Golden Globes as a legitimate and helpful stop in a competitive awards season. And for audiences around the world, it was a reasonably lively night, with glamorous fashion, major stars, the promise of champagne-fueled speeches, and hosts — from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Ricky Gervais — that regularly poked fun at the HFPA.

After the NBC blow, it was widely expected that the HFPA would simply sit the year out. Hollywood studios and publicists also largely opted out from engaging with the group as they had in years past, with some declining to provide screeners of films for consideration. When nominees were announced last month, few celebrated publicly.

The press association claims that in the months since its 2021 show, it has remade itself. The group has added a chief diversity officer; overhauled its board; inducted 21 new members, including six Black journalists; brought in the NAACP on a five-year partnership; and updated its code of conduct.

Full list of Winners (and nominees) via CNN:

“Belfast” and “The Power of the Dog” led all film nominees with seven nominations, followed by four each from “Don’t Look Up,” “King Richard,” “Licorice Pizza,” and “West Side Story,” three each from “Being the Ricardos,” “Dune” and “Encanto,” and two each from “CODA,” “Cyrano,” “The Lost Daughter,” “Parallel Mothers” and “tick, tick… BOOM!”

“The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast” each won three awards, the only two films with multiple wins.

For television series, “Succession” led all nominees with five nominations, followed by “The Morning Show” and “Ted Lasso” with four each, “Dopesick,” “The Great,” “Hacks,” “Maid,” “Only Murders in the Building,” “Pose and “Squid Game.” “Black-ish,” “Lupin,” “Mare of Easttown,” “Scenes from a Marriage” and “WandaVision” finished with two nominations each.

“Succession” also led with three wins, the most among television series, followed by “Hacks” which had two wins.

  • Best Motion Picture:
    “The Power of the Dog”
    – “Belfast”
    – “CODA”
    – “Dune”
    – “King Richard”
    (Musical or Comedy)
    – “Cyrano”
    – “Don’t Look Up”
    – “Licorice Pizza”
    – “tick, tick… BOOM!”
  • Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Drama
    Will Smith – “King Richard” as Richard Williams
    – Mahersala Ali – “Swan Song” as Cameron Turner
    – Javier Bardem – “Being the Ricardos” as Desi Arnaz
    – Benedict Cumberbatch – “The Power of the Dog” as Phil Burbank
    – Denzel Washington – “The Tragedy of Macbeth” as Lord Macbeth
    Nicole Kidman – “Being the Ricardos” as Lucille Ball
    – Jessica Chastain – “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” as Tammy Faye Bakker
    – Olivia Colman – “The Lost Daughter” as Leda Caruso
    – Lady Gaga – “House of Gucci” as Patrizia Reggiani
    – Kristen Stewart – “Spencer” as Diana, Princess of Wales
  • Best Performance in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
    Andrew Garfield – “tick, tick… BOOM!” as Jonathan Larson
    – Leonardo DiCaprio – “Don’t Look Up” as Dr. Randall Mindy
    – Peter Dinklage – “Cyrano” as Cyrano de Bergerac
    – Cooper Hoffman – “Licorice Pizza” as Gary Valentine
    – Anthony Ramos – “In the Heights” as Usnavi de la Vega
    Rachel Zegler – “West Side Story” as Maria Vasquez
    – Marion Cotillard – “Annette” as Ann Defrasnoux
    – Alana Haim – “Licorice Pizza” as Alana Kane
    – Jennifer Lawrence – “Don’t Look Up” as Kate Diblasky
    – Emma Stone – “Cruella” as Estella/Cruella de Vil
  • Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture
    Kodi Smit-McPhee – “The Power of the Dog” as Peter Gordon
    – Ben Affleck – “The Tender Bar” as Charlie Moehringer
    – Jamie Dornan – “Belfast” as Pa
    – Ciarán Hinds – “Belfast” as Pop
    – Troy Kotsur – “CODA” as Frank Rossi
    Ariana DeBose – “West Side Story” as Anita
    – Caitriona Balfe – “Belfast” as Ma
    – Kirsten Dunst – “The Power of the Dog” as Rose Gordon
    – Aunjanue Ellis – “King Richard” as Oracene ‘Brandy’ Price
    – Ruth Negga – “Passing” as Clare Bellew
  • Best Director
    Jane Campion – “The Power of the Dog”
    – Kenneth Branagh – “Belfast”
    – Maggie Gyllenhaal – “The Lost Daughter”
    – Steven Spielberg; -“West Side Story”
    – Denis Villeneuve – “Dune”
  • Best Screenplay
    Kenneth Branagh – “Belfast”
    – Paul Thomas Anderson – “Licorice Pizza”
    – Jane Campion – “The Power of the Dog”
    – Adam McKay – “Don’t Look Up”
    – Aaron Sorkin – “Being the Ricardos”
  • Best Original Score
    Hans Zimmer – “Dune”
    – Alexandre Desplat – “The French Dispatch”
    – Germaine Franco – “Encanto”
    – Jonny Greenwood – “The Power of the Dog”
    – Alberto Iglesias – “Parallel Mothers”
  • Best Original Song
    “No Time to Die” by Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell – “No Time to Die”
    – “Be Alive” by Beyoncé and Dixson – “King Richard”
    – “Dos Oruguitas” by Lin-Manuel Miranda – “Encanto”
    – “Down to Joy” by Van Morrison – “Belfast”
    – “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home) by Jamie Hartman, Jennifer Hudson and Carole King – “Respect”
  • Best Animated Feature
    – “Flee”
    – “Luca”
    – “My Sunny Maad”
    – “Raya and the Last Dragon”
  • Best Non-English Film
    “Drive My Car” (Japan)
    “Compartment No. 6 (Finland)
    – “The Hand of God” (Italy)
    – “A Hero” (Iran)
    – “Parallel Mothers” (Spain)
  • Best Television Series
    “Succession” (HBO)
    – “Lupin” (Netflix)
    – “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+)
    – “Pose” (FX)
    – “Squid Game” (Netflix)
    (Musical or Comedy)
    “Hacks” (HBO Max)
    – “The Great” (Hulu)
    – “Only Murders in the Building” (Hulu)
    – “Reservation Dogs” (FX on Hulu)
    – “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+)
  • Best Miniseries or Television Film
    “The Underground Railroad” (Prime Video)
    – “Dopesick” (Hulu)
    – “Impeachment: American Crime Story” (FX)
    – “Maid” (Netflix)
    – “Mare of Easttown” (HBO)
  • Best Performance In a Television Series – Drama
    Jeremy Strong – “Succession” (HBO) as Kendall Roy
    – Brian Cox – “Succession” (HBO) as Logan Roy
    – Lee Jung-jae – “Squid Game” (Netflix) as Seong Gi-hun
    – Billy Porter – “Pose” (FX) as Prayerful “Pray” Tell
    – Omar Sy – “Lupin” (Netflix) as Assane Diop
    Mj Rodriguez – “Pose” (FX) as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista
    – Uzo Aduba – “In Treatment” (HBO) as Dr. Brooke Taylor
    – Jennifer Aniston – “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+) as Ava Daniels
    – Christine Baranski – “The Good Fight” (Paramount+) as Diane Lockhart
    – Elisabeth Moss – “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu) as June Osborne/Offred
  • Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
    – Jason Sudeikis – “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+) as Ted Lasso
    – Anthony Anderson – “Black-ish” (ABC) as Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson
    – Nicholas Hoult – “The Great” (Hulu) as Peter III of Russia
    – Steve Martin – “Only Murders in the Building” as Charles Haden-Savage
    – Martin Short – “Only Murders in the Building” as Oliver Putnam
    Jean Smart – “Hacks” (HBO Max) as Deborah Vance
    – Hannah Einbinder – “Hacks” (HBO Max) as Ava Daniels
    – Elle Fanning – “The Great” (Hulu) as Catherine the Great
    – Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO) as Issa Dee
    – Tracee Ellis-Ross – “Black-ish” (ABC) as Dr. Rainbow ‘Bow’ Johnson
  • Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film
    Michael Keaton – “Dopesick” (Hulu) as Dr. Samuel Finnix
    – Paul Bettany – “WandaVision” (Disney+) as Vision
    – Oscar Isaac – “Scenes from a Marriage” (HBO) as Jonathan Levy
    – Ewan McGregor – “Halston” (Netflix) as Halston
    – Tahar Rahim – “The Serpent” (Netflix) as Charles Sobhraj
    Kate Winslet – “Mare of Easttown” (HBO) as Marianne ‘Mare’ Sheehan
    – Jessica Chastain – “Scenes from a Marriage” (HBO) as Mira Phillips
    – Cynthia Erivo – “Genius: Arehta” (National Geographic) as Aretha Franklin
    – Elizabeth Olsen – “WandaVision” (Disney+) as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch
    – Margaret Qualley – “Maid” (Netflix)
  • Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film
    (Supporting Actor)
    – O Yeong-su – “Squid Game” (Netflix) as Oh Il-nam
    – Billy Crudup – “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+) as Cory Ellison
    – Kieran Culkin – “Succession” (HBO) as Roman Roy
    – Mark Duplass – “The Morning Show (Apple TV+) as Charlie ‘Chip’ Black
    – Brett Goldstein – “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+) as Roy Kent
    (Supporting Actress)
    – Sarah Snook – “Succession” (HBO) as Siobhan “Shiv” Roy
    – Jennifer Coolidge – “The White Lotus” (HBO) as Tanya McQuoid
    – Kaitlyn Dever – “Dopesick” (Hulu) as Betsy Mallum
    – Andie MacDowell – “Maid” (Netflix) as Paula
    – Hannah Waddingham – “Ted Lasso” (Apple TV+) as Rebecca Welton
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