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Outlander Receives 3 Golden Globes Nominations

Update Three: Ron Moore's reaction below

Update Two: Sam Heughan's reaction below

Updated with reaction from the stars below

After being shut out of most major awards since its debut, Outlander finally broke through with 3 Golden Globe Nominations including Best Drama! Here are the nominations they received and who the other nominees are:

Best Supporting Actor - Tobias Menzies

Menzies is nominated for his dual role as Frank Randall / Black Jack Randall in Outlander. This is his first nomination for the show. The other nominees are:
-Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
-Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
-Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
-Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

Best Actress - Caitriona Balfe

Balfe is nominated for her role as Claire Fraser in Outlander. This is Balfe's first nomination for Outlander. The other nominees are: 

-Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
-Eva Green, Penny Dreadful
-Taraji P Henson, Empire
-Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Drama - Outlander

Outlander received its first Golden Globe nomination for best drama. It has not been previously nominated for any major awards. The other nominees are:

-Game of Thrones
-Mr. Robot

Unfortunately, Sam Heughan was not nominated for Best Actor. He was considered a potential nominee by many so it is shocking to see him left off after the show and other stars were nominated. Best Actor noms instead went to:

-Jon Hamm, Mad Men
-Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
-Wagner Moura, Narcos
-Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
-Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

You can find the complete list of nominees on the Golden Globes website.

Caitriona Balfe had this to say on Twitter after learning of her nomination:

Co-stars also chimed in with their congratulations for Menzies, Balfe, and the show:

Fans expressed their disappointment that Sam Heughan was not nominated for a Golden Globe:

Sam Heughan congratulated his co-stars and the show on Twitter, while also retweeting a few comments that expressed dismay that he had not been nominated, thanking the person as well. Heughan did not offer any further comment on the snub.

TVLine spoke with Executive Producer Ron Moore about the nominations and Heughan's snub this morning. He admitted surprise at the nominations and the fact that Heughan was not nominated.

Entertainment Weekly also spoke with Moore about the nominations and Heughan:

Outlander Receives 3 Golden Globes Nominations Reviewed by Deborah Thompson on 8:06 AM Rating: 5

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