16 Golden Globe Snubbed Shows Better than Emily in Paris

by Buzz Street Times

This is, how do you say, très tragique.

This morning, the Golden Globe nominees were announced and, to everyone’s shock, Emily in Paris received not one, but TWO, nominations:


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Emily in Paris was nominated for Best Comedy or Musical Series, and Lily Collins was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical Series.

Now, don’t get me wrong, did I watch the entire show? Yes. Did I enjoy it? Totes. Do I think it’s an award-winning program? That’s gonna be a, how do you say, non?

I personally think that there are some shows that are critically UNDER-acclaimed and deserve recognition. Here’s only a small sampling of those programs:


BBC / HBO

This series follows Arabella — who is loosely based on Michaela Coel — who is trying to piece together the night she was drugged and raped.

You can watch the full series on HBOMax.

2.

Mrs. America — 1 nomination:


FX

Cate Blanchett was nominated for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film.

This series is a dramatized account of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and it follows key players Phyllis Schlafly, Gloria Steinem, and Shirley Chisholm.

You can watch the full series on Hulu.

3.

Lovecraft Country — 1 nomination:


HBO

Lovecraft Country was nominated for Best Televison Drama.

This horror series follows Leti, Tic, and Uncle George as they fight to survive on their trip across America in the Jim Crow era.

You can watch the first season on HBOMax.

4.

Bridgerton — 0 nominations:


Netflix

This Regency-era romance follows Daphne Bridgerton as she embarks on her first marriage season in London.

You can watch the first season on Netflix.

5.

Industry — 0 nominations:


HBO

This drama series follows a group of interns who are fighting for a few limited spots at London’s top investment bank.

You can watch the first season on HBOMax.

6.

Little Fires Everywhere — 0 nominations:


Hulu

This drama series follows the intertwined lives of a lower-class black family and an upper-class white family in the late ’90s.

You can watch the full series on Hulu.

7.

We Are Who We Are — 0 nominations:


HBO

This comedy-drama follows a group of teens living on an Italian naval base who are trying to figure out their sexualities and identities.

You can watch the full series on HBOMax.

8.

Ramy — 1 nomination:


Hulu

Ramy Youssef was nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series: Musical or Comedy.

This series follows a fictionalized version of Ramy Youssef, a first-generation American Muslim, struggling to straddle his two worlds.

You can watch the first two seasons on Hulu.

9.

PEN15 — 0 nominations:


Hulu

This series follows Maya and Anna — who play fictionalized 13-year-old versions of themselves — as they experience middle school “as it really happened,” cringe and all.

You can watch the first two seasons on Hulu.

10.

Dare Me — 0 nominations:


USA Netowork

This mystery drama follows a group of high school cheerleaders whose loyalties are tested after a new coach enters the fold.

You can watch the full series on Netflix.

11.

Gentefied — 0 nominations:


Netflix

This comedy-drama follows Erik, Ana, and Chris — three first-gen Mexican Americans — who are chasing the American Dream even though their neighborhood is on the brink of being gentrified.

You can watch the first season on Netflix.

12.

Julie and the Phantoms — 0 nominations:


Netflix

This musical-comedy follows Julie, who forms a band with Luke, Alex, and Reggie — three ghosts and bandmates who died before their time.

You can watch the first season on Netflix.

13.

Insecure — 0 nominations:


HBO

This comedy series follows Issa as she grows and struggles her way through life and love in Los Angeles.

You can watch the first four seasons on HBOMax.

14.

Euphoria — 0 nominations:


HBO

This dark drama follows Rue as she’s attempting to get over her crippling drug addiction while also navigating high school.

You can watch the first season — as well as the Rue and Jules specials — on HBOMax.

15.

Never Have I Ever — 0 nominations:


Netflix

This comedy follows Devi and her friends fumbling though high school and relationships in the wake of her father’s death.

You can watch the first season on Netflix.

16.

P-Valley — 0 nominations:


Starz

This series follows the lives and struggles of the sex workers who work at The Pynk, a fictional strip club in Mississippi.

You can watch the first season on Starz.

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