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MASTERPIECE Programs Earn Four Golden Globe Nominations

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MASTERPIECE CLASSIC "Downton Abbey, Season 3," Benedict Cumberbatch
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Nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Dec. 13, 2012 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. PBS congratulates MASTERPIECE, which received a total of four nominations for the series’ programs and stars. Winners will be announced during a live telecast on Jan. 13, 2013.


MASTERPIECE CLASSIC "Downton Abbey" is nominated for Best Television Series - Drama. Michelle Dockery (“Lady Mary Crawley”) received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama. In addition, Dame Maggie Smith (“Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham”) is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.


MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch was also recognized for his portrayal of the title role, earning a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.