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'Up in the Air,' 'Glee' lead Golden Globe nominations

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (CBS 8/AP) -- "Up in the Air" led the pack at the Golden Globe nominations Tuesday, with six nods, followed by "Nine," which received five nominations, while James Cameron's "Avatar" and Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Basterds" each received four.

Sandra Bullock was nominated for best actress for her work in "The Blind Side," along with Emily Blunt, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, and Gabourey Sidibe for her work in "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire."

Best actor nods also went to Jeff Bridges for "Crazy Heart," Colin Firth for "A Single Man," Morgan Freeman for "Invictus" and Tobey Maguire for "Brothers."

"Up in the Air's" six nominations included best comedy film, a best actor nod for George Clooney, two for best supporting actress, one for best director and one for best screenplay.

Meryl Streep received two nominations for best actress in a comedy or musical, one for her work in "It's Complicated" and one for her role as Julia Child in "Julie & Julia." The others nominated for best actress in that category were Marion Cotillard for "Nine," Julia Roberts for "Duplicity" and Sandra Bullock for "The Proposal."

The studio with the most nominations was The Weinstein Company with 12, followed by Warner Bros. with nine.

On the television side, the lighthearted episodic show "Glee" received four nominations followed by a slew of shows earning three nominations each, including perennial favorite "30 Rock," the offbeat "Big Love," "Damages," "Dexter," "Georgia O'Keefe," "Grey Gardens," "Into the Storm" and AMC's "Mad Men."

The two lead actors in "Mad Men," Jon Hamm and January Jones, were nominated for best actor and best actress respectively, and the show got a nod for best TV drama series.

HBO earned the most television nominations with 17, followed by Fox and Showtime with six each.

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