Even though this year’s Golden Globe Awards has been postponed to the end of February, the list of the favorites in the main categories have been already listed by the bookmakers. The Golden Globe 2021 Best TV series odds mention The Crown and Schitt’s Creek in the favorites of their categories. Let’s see their main rivals and their chances to win.
The 2021 Golden Globe will be the 78th edition of the ceremony. The event awards the best in film and American television of 2020. Last year was a tough year in the film industry but TV series didn’t feel such impact. Thanks to the popularity of streaming services like Netflix or Amazon. In the best TV series drama category HBO production Succession won last season but it won’t be eligible to be nominated this year. In its absence Netflix top series The Crown is the main favorite. While in the comedy category Emmy winner Schitt’s Creek is topping the list. It can win its first award with its finale season.
Golden Globe 2021 Best TV series odds favor The Crown to win
In the Best TV series – drama category The Crown is in the top favorites. It has the odds of 2.50 to win the award. Netflix’s top series about the British royal family has already won the Golden Globe four years ago with its first season. Since then it has been nominated every year but couldn’t repeat its previous success. But now The Crown has a big chance to win again. Thanks to the more intriguing storyline and new leads, Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter.
Online sportsbooks in the US mention another Netflix drama, Ozark as one of its main rivals. The crime drama has been very popular since its release in 2017, and received 32 Emmy Awards nominations. The lead actor of the series, Jason Bateman was also nominated for the Best Actor – Television Series Drama Golden Globe Award, but hasn’t won it yet. The series can win its first nomination this year and has the odds of 4.00 to win. But Star Wars fans will hope for the victory of The Mandalorian, which superbly represents the franchise. The series about the lone bounty hunter received 15 Emmy nominations last year and can feature in the Golden Globe as well. It has the odds of 5.50 in the Golden Globe 2021 Best TV series odds to win the category.
Schitt’s Creek leads odds in comedy category
With its sixth and finale season, Schitt’s Creek is the main favorite to win the Golden Globe in the Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical category. The Canadian sitcom won in every major comedy category at the 2020 Emmys, including the Outstanding Comedy Series. We shall see if it can be so glorious at the Golden Globe where it hasn’t received any nominations yet. Still online gambling sites in the US predict its victory now with the odds of 1.95.
A new comedy series from Hulu, The Great is also mentioned in the favorites with the odds of 3.74. The anti-historical series tells the story of Russian empress, Catherine the Great and the plot to kill her husband, Emperor Peter III. Another series from the same channel, Ramy portrays American Muslims and their battle with their faiths and modern lifestyles. While comedy horror What We Do in the Shadows was a nominee in the Emmys and can be nominated at the Golden Globe too. But the series has a higher odds, 7.50. to actually win the award.