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Glee sings at Golden Globes

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Dec 15, 2009 | 5:30am EST

The hit U.S. show, about a high school choir, will compete for the Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical against Tina Fey's 30 Rock, Entourage, Modern Family and The Office.

Vampire show True Blood has taken a bite out of the Best TV series (Drama) category, competing against Big Love, Dexter, House and Mad Men, while the bloodsucking show's star Anna Paquin is nominated for the Best Actress in a Drama series prize alongside Glenn Close (Damages), January Jones (Mad Men), Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife), and Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer).

The trophy for male category will be a battle between Simon Baker (The Mentalist), Michael C. Hall (Dexter), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Hugh Laurie (House) and Bill Paxton (Big Love).

In the comedy series categories, Courteney Cox and Tina Fey will compete for the Best Actress prize for their respective shows Cougar Town and 30 Rock, with Toni Collette (United States Of Tara), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) and Lea Michele (Glee).

And in the male equivalent, Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) will take on Steve Carell (The Office), David Duchovny (Californication), Thomas Jane (Hung) and Matthew Morrison (Glee).

The Golden Globes, which take place in Los Angeles on 17 January (09), will be hosted by TV funnyman Ricky Gervais.

The nominees in the main TV categories are as follows:

Best Television Series - Drama

Big Love

Dexter

House

Mad Men

True Blood

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

Glenn Close - Damages

January Jones - Mad Men

Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife

Anna Paquin - True Blood

Kyra Sedgwick - The Closer

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama

Simon Baker - The Mentalist

Michael C. Hall - Dexter

Jon Hamm - Mad Men

Hugh Laurie - House

Bill Paxton - Big Love

Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

30 Rock

Entourage

Glee

Modern Family

The Office

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

Toni Collette - United States Of Tara

Courteney Cox - Cougar Town

Edie Falco - Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey - 30 Rock

Lea Michele - Glee

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy Or Musical

Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock

Steve Carell - The Office

David Duchovny - Californication

Thomas Jane - Hung

Matthew Morrison - Glee.

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