TV Junkie: Golden Globes TV Picks
We've always had our reservations about the Golden Globes - no doubt, they throw a great party and social life is a necessity in the entertainment business, but when you have Belgians helping choose the "best" of American television, it gives us pause. A few months ago producer Peter Tolan echoed our thoughts and alleged that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association could be bought off. These allegations were brought to the forefront when IFC's "TheWrap" reported details of a lawsuit against the HFPA details pay-to-play schemes in which studios and film producers have paid members of the HFPA for nominations and votes. Will tonight be the last of the "Who cares? Let's Party!" years for the Golden Globes? If the lawsuit goes to trial, a very real aura of seediness may taint (no, not that kind of taint) future proceedings.That being said, we'll engage in our list of picks, who we think should win and who we think will win. Today we sat down with comedian, author, and multi-Emmy-winning television writer, Greg Fitzsimmons to do his podcast, FitzDogRadio, about tonight's awards - let's hope our picks hold true or we will be on the receiving end of some comedic barbs the next time we sit down with Fitzsimmons. He'll be posting the podcast later this week - we'll let you know about it here but you should subscribe to him if you like comedy anyway. Follow us on Twitter as we'll be covering NBC's post-Golden Globes party.