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Tweeting from the Globes: Some low-rated fare gets a break

News TV Critic Alan Pergament spent the night on Twitter while watching the Golden Globes. Here are some of his observations.

Ricky Gervais is right: “No one cares about the award as much as you do. Don’t get emotional, it is embarrassing. The award … is worthless.”

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I thought Kate Winslet was very good in “Steve Jobs.” I was one of 100 people who saw it, I guess.

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Maura Tierney is terrific in “The Affair.” Even better in season 2, which I binge-watched over New Year’s. Loved her in “ER” too.

At CW meetings Sunday, network executive Mark Pedowitz lamented lack of viewers of “Crazy Ex Girlfriend,” which began as Showtime pilot.

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More people listen to Mozart than watch “Mozart in the Jungle.” I hope that will change in season 2 on Amazon.

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Combined, “Crazy Ex Girlfriend” and “Mozart in the Jungle” have as many viewers in Buffalo as TWC news at 3 a.m., I’m guessing.

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You can throw in “The Affair” in earlier combination.

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Ricky’s Ben Affleck unfaithful joke caught Matt Damon off-guard. But who could blame him?

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Gee, I thought “Fargo” was a sure thing. Tough day and night for Minnesota. “Wolf Hall” was on PBS.

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There has been enough censored comments to wish this show moved to cable. Besides, cable wins most everything.

It looked to me like Jason Statham might have really hurt that guy he put in a choke hold.

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Lady Gaga was in competition for best dressed.

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Christian Slater finally found a TV show worth his talents in “Mr. Robot,” USA Network series.

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Jamie Foxx channels Steve Harvey as a joke in announcing “Straight Outta Compton” as musical score winner. Goes to “Hateful Eight” score.

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It took Ricky almost an hour for a good Trump joke.

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Jon Hamm deserves it. But all of the men did.

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Eva Longoria and America Ferrera much funnier than Andy Samberg in presenting. After all of NBC promos for their shows people should know who they are.

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I would listen to Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer say anything. That just proved it.

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I thought Matt Damon was funnier in “30 Rock” than “The Martian.”

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Matt Damon and everyone across America says: Finally, something I saw.

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For a second I thought Kate Hudson was her mom, Goldie Hawn.

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“Inside Out” was one of my top five movies last year. Can’t wait to watch it with grandkids when they get older.

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I guess the foreign press is sentimental so Sylvester Stallone wins as supporting actor for Creed.

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Do you think Stallone has same hair stylist as Trump? Classy to thank his imaginary friend Rocky.

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Spotlight deserved to win for screenplay. Sorkin has enough awards.

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Best line Aaron Sorkin has ever written: “Boys are bad.” To his daughter.

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I would have voted for Aziz Ansari of “Master of None,” which I binge-watched over New Year’s. Mozart has won enough awards.

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With its two wins for “Mozart in the Jungle,” Amazon probably will offer a deal to get subscribers. Just a guess.

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Who knew? Along with everything else, Helen Mirren is an expert on Hungarian films.

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I wonder if Taylor Kinney of “Chicago Fire” is just a little jealous that fiancee Lady Gaga won an acting award in her first series. Doubt it.

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Gervais on introducing Mel Gibson after jokes about him three years ago: “I blame NBC. Mel blames … We know who Mel blames.” Hilarious and subtle.

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Gervais’ attempt at saying something nice about Mel: “I’d rather have a drink with him … than Bill Cosby.” Classic.

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Lead actor Rami Malek finally gets some recognition for “Mr. Robot.” Series almost is having as good a day as Sam Reinhart.

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I knew Denzel Washington was going to be a major star when he was on “St. Elsewhere” when I started as a TV critic.

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Denzel brings his wife and family with him to stage. Classy as he is talented.

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“Spotlight” was the best movie I have seen about print journalism in 25 years. Even got how poorly we dress down perfectly.

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I want to see the R version of the Globes without censoring of mild expletives.

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Finally a broadcast network win – Taraji P. Henson of “Empire.” Well deserved. “I waited 20 years for this,” in declining time limit for speech.

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I could hear America saying again after Taraji win: “Finally! Something else I’ve seen.”

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I wanted Amy Schumer to win just to hear her speech – the uncensored part anyway. Loved Jennifer Lawrence in “Joy.” Didnt love “Joy.”

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Jim Carrey stopped being funny five years ago.

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I wish Denzel found his speech and Ridley Scott lost his.

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My favorite tweet comes from Albert Brooks: “The Martian is most deserved as best comedy. When he ran out of oxygen I was on the floor.”

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Brie Larson was fabulous in “Room,” a very tough film to watch. It was great but can’t say I enjoyed it.

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“The Revenant” just won – $200 million in box office. Even if Ricky doesn’t think these awards matter. Closed with final Gibson gag: “Shalom.”

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As with all award shows, biggest wins get least amount of time for speeches. Silly.

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All in all, Ricky didnt move me to tears of laughter. Just a little disappointed. But expectations were higher than some people in audience.

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Based on his tweet, Albert Brooks should host next year. Shalom.

email: apergament@buffnews.com