Cable Networks Rule Golden Globes 2016


Cable TV programs and individual actors were the big recipients of this year’s Golden Globe nominations. They also had a strong showing at last night’s awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais.

USA Network led the way with new series “Mr. Robot,” which won the Golden Globe for Best Drama and Best Actor. Stars from AMC and FX programs were also awarded in top drama and comedy categories.

Premium networks had a strong night, as well. HBO took home Best Actor in a Miniseries for “Show Me a Hero,” and Showtime’s “The Affair” won Best Actress.

USA Today has a complete list of winners.

Cable Networks Going Orange to Fight Hunger

On Sunday, 30 cable networks will turn their logos orange in support of Hunger Awareness Month and the Go Orange campaign. As noted earlier, the campaign seeks to raise public awareness of childhood hunger in the country.

Cable Nets To ‘Go Orange’ in September

September is Hunger Action Month and the Go Orange campaign seeks to raise public awareness of childhood hunger in the U.S. Beginning Sept. 8, several cable networks will begin displaying orange versions of their logos to kick off efforts to support the campaign.

Networks confirmed to participate include A+E Networks (A&E, Bio, History, H2, Lifetime & Military History), AMC Networks (IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv), BET, Bravo Media, Discovery Fit, FX, The Hub, Nickelodeon, Scripps Networks Interactive (Cooking Channel, DIY, Food Network, HGTV, GAC & Travel Channel), Style Media, TBS, TLC, TNT, TVGN (TV Guide Network), USA Network and The Weather Channel.

Several of the networks plan to use public service announcements, as well as website and social media content, to highlight the issue of childhood hunger and offer ways viewers can help.