Golden Globes 2020 as it happened: Winners, historic moments, moving speeches and more

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Hollywood's second-biggest night came and went with tears, laughter, upsets and historic moments. The boozy Golden Globe Awards was hosted for the fifth time by Ricky Gervais, who didn't waste any time pushing the envelope once again. See a full list of the winners and catch up on the night's biggest, silliest, most controversial moments below.

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Stark reality for 'Game of Thrones'

Sunday night has been dark and full of terrors for “Game of Thrones.”

With Kit Harington’s loss to Brian Cox (HBO's "Succession") in the best performance by an actor in a television series - drama, the HBO fantasy series officially notched just one Golden Globe over the course of its eight (mostly) acclaimed seasons. 

Not exactly a horde of golden statuettes that would make the House of Lannister jealous — and especially glaring when compared to the 59 Emmys won by the show over the last eight years.

The lack of a best television series - drama nomination after its final season may have been jarring to many fans and prognosticators, but the finale did prove polarizing for many watchers.

Peter Dinklage took home the series’ lone Globe, for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, miniseries or motion picture Made for Television, in 2012.

'I knew I was going to win': Ellen DeGeneres accepts Carol Burnett award at the Golden Globes

Ellen DeGeneres was honored with the Carol Burnett Award at the Golden Globes for her "outstanding contributions to television on or off the screen."

Before getting on stage to receive the award, attendees were reminded of the times DeGeneres broke barriers on the small screen, from coming out and losing her sitcom to launching her own talk show 17 years ago.

"The thing I like about this award is that coming in I knew I was going win," she joked during her acceptance speech.

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"I feel humbled and honored to be the first person after Carol Burnett to receive the award," she added.

DeGeneres finished off saying that the true power of television is to make people laugh and do kind things.

A third of the show is over and it feels like 'Green Book' has the momentum

Disclaimer: I am aware "Green Book" came out two years ago. The above headline is a joke. Please carry on.

Celebrities use mic time to bring attention to Australia wildfires

Celebrities are using their mic time to bring attention to the wildfires raging in Australia.

Only an hour into the show, Ellen DeGeneres and Pierce Brosnan have both mentioned the fires that have already scorched at least 12 million acres of land, and Jennifer Aniston passed along a message about the fire on behalf of Russell Crowe.

Crowe, who won best actor in a limited series or motion picture made for TV for his role in "The Loudest Voice," said he couldn't attend because he was protecting his home from the fires.

Let's hope some of these very rich celebrities also take the time to donate to the fire recovery efforts.

Kate McKinnon puts a pause on jokes to honor Ellen DeGeneres

Ever the jokester, Kate McKinnon put a pause on punchlines as she presented Ellen DeGeneres the Carol Burnett Award. 

Kate told a couple jokes about all the things Ellen has given her (collared shirts and Sam Smith sneakers, to name a couple). But the most important thing that Ellen gave her cannot be contained in an object. For Kate, Ellen gave her the freedom, the precedent, to be who she is. To realize that she could come out, to realize her queerness openly to herself and the world, and still become the actress and comedian she desired to be.

Kate teared up, Ellen teared up, and I myself, I sobbed in the back of the newsroom like a broken faucet.

Now this is how you do fashionably late

Give me your hair (!!)

Ben: The Big Sons, Dylan and Paris

Anne: Large adult sons

Ben: Honestly his hair works

Anne: I'm genuinely trying to grow my hair to the long-hair son's length, and his looks 100x better than mine will

Ben: Whats going on

Anne: Anne rushes the stage GIVE ME YOUR HAIR

'Parasite' nabs best foreign language film honor, bolsters Oscar chances

"Parasite," Bong Joon Ho's twisted tale of class warfare and inequality, won the award for best foreign language film — a victory that could go along way to strengthening the acclaimed movie's fortunes at the Oscars next month.

The film, an import from South Korea and a sleeper hit at the U.S. box office, was one of the best-reviewed movies of 2019. It likely would have earned a spot in the best drama film category were it not for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's rules on foreign-language entrants.

In his acceptance speech, Bong called on the audience not to be intimidated by foreign-language films.

"Once you get over the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you’ll be introduced to so many amazing films," Bong said through a translator.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge for next year's Golden Globes host, please!

Canadian film critic Radheyan Simonpillai just made the suggestion I didn't even know we needed to hear: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for next year's Golden Globes host, please and thank you. After all, the 'Fleabag' star knocked her stint on 'SNL' out of the park back in the fall, and the writer-actor has yet to disappoint even in spontaneous moments of accepting awards for the work we love so much. Frankly, this is the future we all deserve. Especially when you consider the suits.

Who’s won so far…

Phoebe Waller-Bridge wins for best performance by an actress in a TV series, musical or comedy for "Fleabag"

Ramy Youssef, Russel Crowe, Stellan Skarsgard, and Succession also have won so far. Bookmark our full list of nominees and winners here. 

Stellan Skarsgard wins the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for 'Chernobyl'

While most of us would die for the cast of "Succession" (but especially me), it can't be argued that Stellan Skarsgard didn't deserve the Globe for best supporting actor for his work as Boris Shcherbina in "Chernobyl," the HBO miniseries based on the worst nuclear disaster of the 20th century. His performance was powerful, affecting, and the type that makes it impossible to stop thinking about for days on end. And to make this moment even better, he thanked those responsible for giving him eyebrows in this role. Which, personally, is something I not only applaud, but relate to. Stellan forever!