12 TV Shows to Watch Before the Golden Globes, To Get Ahead Of the Game Or Just To Catch Up

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You've got less than a week to make it seem like you're all caught up on awards season. There are a ton of movies out there to plow through, but the Golden Globes offer another golden opportunity: television. How many of the nominated shows have you watched so far? How pop culturally educated will you sound when singing the praises or detriments of The Affair, the plot twists of Game Of Thrones, or the grief process in The Good Wife?

Don't let yourself get caught unawares during awards week; nothing sours an awards show viewing party like someone who takes pride in not knowing what's up.

Here are the nominated shows you should most definitely consider dipping your toes into ahead of the Globes.

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