Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations Announced

screen actors guild award nominationsAward season is upon us and to follow on from last week’s Writer’s Guild Award nominations the Screen Actors Guild Awards have just announced who is up for the acting categories.

There are some surprise entries and omissions, and not so shocking ones (sigh Community). The biggest surprise snub is Homeland which has not received any nominations. Winners from last year such as The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies and Boardwalk Empire’s Steve Buscemi have made the list; will they be victorious again?

Updated: The Golden Globe nominations are announced.

Here is the full list of the TV SAG nominations:

Drama Series – Ensemble
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife

Drama Series – Male Actor
Patrick J. Adams, Suits
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter

Drama Series – Female Actor
Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Glenn Close, Damages
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

Comedy Series – Ensemble
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
The Office

Comedy Series – Male Actor
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Steve Carell, The Office
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Comedy Series – Female Actor
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Betty White, Hot In Cleveland (won last year)

TV Movie or Miniseries – Male Actor
Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood
Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail
Greg Kinnear, The Kennedys
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
James Woods, Too Big to Fail

TV Movie or Miniseries – Female Actor
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
Betty White, The Lost Valentine
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Stunt Ensemble
Game of Thrones
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
True Blood

Here are the movie nominees:

Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture
The Artist
The Descendants
The Help
Midnight in Paris

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Leading Role
George Clooney, The Descendants
Demian Bichir, A Better Life
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Leading Role
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Outstanding Performance By A Male Actor In A Supporting Role
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Armie Hammer, J. Edgar
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Outstanding Performance By A Female Actor In A Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Outstanding Performance By A Stunt Ensemble In A Motion Picture
The Adjustment Bureau
Cowboys & Aliens
Harry Potter and the Deahtly Hallows: Part II
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
X-Men: First Class

The Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on Sunday, January 29 on TNT/TBS.

Let us know your thoughts on these nominations in the comments below.


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