The 66th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony, honoring the best in film and television of 2008, was broadcast on January 11, 2009, from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States on the NBC TV network. The broadcast was watched by approximately 14.6 million viewers with a rating of 4.9/12. The ceremony returned in style after the previous year's ceremony was cancelled due to the Writers Guild of America strike, and all the presenters apologised to viewers during the broadcast for such.


Presenters at the 66th Golden Globe Awards included:

  • Simon Baker
  • Elizabeth Banks
  • Sacha Baron Cohen
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Glenn Close
  • Tom Cruise
  • Patrick Dempsey
  • Johnny Depp
  • Cameron Diaz
  • David Duchovny
  • Aaron Eckhart
  • Zac Efron
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Megan Fox
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Terrence Howard
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Jane Krakowski
  • Jessica Lange
  • Blake Lively
  • Eva Longoria
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Demi Moore
  • Hayden Panettiere
  • Chris Pine
  • Frieda Pinto
  • Amy Poehler
  • Zachary Quinto
  • Seth Rogen
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Sting
  • Emma Thompson
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Rainn Wilson
  • Shahrukh Khan

Nominations and winners

Complete list of nominees and winners:

(Winners denoted in bold)

Cecil B. DeMille Award

  • Steven Spielberg



Awards breakdown

Number of nominations


5: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Doubt, Frost/Nixon
4: The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Slumdog Millionaire, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
3: In Bruges, The Wrestler
2: Bolt, Burn After Reading, Changeling, Happy-Go-Lucky, I've Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime), Last Chance Harvey, Mamma Mia!, Tropic Thunder, WALL-E
1: The Baader Meinhof Complex, Cadillac Records, The Dark Knight, Defiance, The Duchess, Everlasting Moments, Gomorrah, Gran Torino, Kung Fu Panda, Milk, Pineapple Express, Rachel Getting Married, Waltz With Bashir


5: In Treatment, Recount
4: John Adams
3: 30 Rock, Bernard and Doris, Cranford, Entourage, Mad Men
2: Brothers & Sisters, Californication, Dexter, House, The Office, True Blood, Weeds
1: 24: Redemption, An American Crime, The Closer, Coco Chanel, How I Met Your Mother, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Monk, A Raisin in the Sun, Samantha Who?, The Starter Wife, The Tudors, Ugly Betty


2: Ralph Fiennes (The Duchess, Bernard and Doris)
2: Meryl Streep (Mamma Mia!, Doubt)
2: Tom Wilkinson (Recount, John Adams)
2: Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road, The Reader)

Number of wins


4/4: Slumdog Millionaire
2/3: The Wrestler
1/4: The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
1/3: In Bruges
1/2: Happy-Go-Lucky, WALL-E
1/1: The Dark Knight, Waltz with Bashir


4/4: John Adams
3/3: 30 Rock
1/5: In Treatment, Recount
1/3: Mad Men
1/2: True Blood


2/2: Kate Winslet (The Reader, Revolutionary Road)
1/2: Tom Wilkinson (John Adams)

See also

  • Hollywood Foreign Press Association
  • 81st Academy Awards
  • 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 60th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 15th Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • 62nd British Academy Film Awards
  • 29th Golden Raspberry Awards
  • 63rd Tony Awards
  • 2008 in film
  • 2008 in American television


66th Golden Globe Awards

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