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Amy Poehler, Tina Fey host a Golden Globes that shut out broadcast television (+video)

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, the Golden Globes hosts, were also both nominees for starring on broadcast television shows, but PBS was the only broadcast network to win any big prize. Poehler was nominated for 'Parks and Recreation' and Fey was nominated for '30 Rock.'

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey host the Golden Globes
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The taut political thriller "Homeland," the coming of age comedy "Girls" and "Game Change," the movie about Sarah Palin's rocky campaign for the vice presidency in 2008, were the big television winners in the Golden Globes.

The biggest losers? Commercial broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — none of which aired those shows. One award for PBS saved broadcast television from a complete shutout.

Premium cable rivals HBO and Showtime battled for supremacy throughout Sunday night's telecast. In the end, HBO pulled out a 5-4 victory.

"It's the only place to have made a show like this," Lena Dunham said backstage after the series she created for HBO, "Girls," won two Globes. "Cable television is the only place where I'm going to get the kinds of stories I want to tell funded."

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