Streaming services, cable dominate 2016 Golden Globes nominations

Shows on streaming services and cable dominated the 2016 Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday.

Netflix led the TV nominations with eight nods, followed by HBO (7 nominations), Starz (6 nominations), Amazon (5 nominations) and FX (5 nominations), with ABC trailing behind with four nods. NBC, the network broadcasting the Jan. 10 awards gala, has no shows or actors in the running at the 73rd annual event. CBS received one nod this year -- Alan Cumming for "The Good Wife." ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC -- combined -- received only nine nods -- although that's three more nominations than the previous Globes.

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The CW received two nods: Gina Rodriguez (the 2015 winner) is up again for "Jane the Virgin," and Rachel Bloom is nominated for her role in the network's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

For the first time ever the comedy series category doesn't have a network TV contender. Instead, the category includes "Casual" (Hulu), "Mozart in the Jungle" (Amazon), "Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix), "Silicon Valley" (HBO), "Transparent" (Amazon) and "Veep" (HBO). This is a category that's seen the likes of popular network shows such as "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family" in years past.

The TV acting categories are mainly filled with cable and streaming, too. Rob Lowe is the sole network television star up for Best Actor - Drama, for his starring role in Fox's freshman series, "The Grinder."

The TV drama category, meanwhile, only has one network show: Fox's "Empire." Also in the category are "Game of Thrones" (HBO), "Mr. Robot" (USA), "Narcos" (Netflix) and "Outlander" (Starz).

As network nominations fall, streaming service nods are seeing an uptick. Amazon grabbed five nominations (up from two last year) and Hulu landed its first.