The 8 Best Lines Said by Golden Globes TV Winners

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Lady Gaga accepts the award for Best Actress - Limited Series or TV Movie for "American Horror Story: Hotel" during the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.

Golden Globes - key artNo awards show is complete without some standout speeches, whether they’re punctuated by breathless gasps for air or peppered with shell-shocked expletives. There’s always something something memorable—and the ones from the 73rd Annual Golden Globes Awards were no different. Here are the best lines from the speeches of TV winners.

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Taraji P. Henson (Empire)

Winner: Best Actress, TV Drama

Best Line: “Cookies for everyone tonight, my treat!”

Backstage at the Globes: Henson also shares why the Empire role was her ‘biggest risk.’

Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)

Winner: Best Actress, TV Comedy or Musical

Best Line: “Mark Pedowitz from The CW…he’s the one who saved us… And he is the reason that there is a musical comedy on network television right now!”

Backstage at the Globes: Bloom affectionately calls her award ‘a Greek god.’

Jon Hamm (Mad Men)

Winner: Best Actor, TV Drama

Best Line: “Thanks to Mr. Weiner who wrote this horrible person all the way through to the end of this incredible ride and picked me to play him.”

Backstage at the Globes: Hamm reveals he really, really didn’t believe he would win (again).

Christian Slater

Winner: Best Supporting Actor, TV Series, Miniseries or Movie

Best Line: “My wife, thank you for making me the happiest man alive. You make all my dreams come true.”

Backstage at the Globes: Slater may have omitted to thank Rami Malek on live TV, but he later thanked him backstage.

Lady Gaga (American Horror Story: Hotel)

Winner: Best Actress, TV Miniseries or Movie

Best Line: “I could go through the entire cast…because of you, I was able to shine. Thank you for sharing your talent with me.”

Maura Tierney (The Affair)

Winner: Best Supporting Actress, TV Miniseries or Movie

Best Line: “Dominic West, I think, deserves his own category, Best Performance by a Male in a Role That Makes All Women Hate Him.”

Backstage at the Globes: Tierney shares why Season 3 of The Affair will change again.

Gael García Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle)

Winner: Best Actor, TV Comedy or Musical

Best Line: “I want to dedicate this to music, to all the people who find there in the music a common ground for communication, for justice, for happiness.”

Oscar Isaac (Show Me a Hero)

Winner: Best Actor, TV Miniseries or Movie

Best Line: “I want to thank Nay [Noe Wasicsko]…who shared so much of her life and her pain and her joy. Without her generosity, I would not be standing here.”