18th Annual SAG Award nominees (Television categories)

By Jeff Pfeiffer

Nominees for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were announced this morning. The ceremony will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS Jan. 29 at 8pm ET (5pm PT).

Here are the nominees in certain Television categories:

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINISERIES
LAURENCE FISHBURNE/Thurgood Marshall — Thurgood (HBO)
PAUL GIAMATTI/Ben Bernanke — Too Big to Fail (HBO)
GREG KINNEAR/Jack Kennedy — The Kennedys (ReelzChannel)
GUY PEARCE/Monty Beragon — Mildred Pierce (HBO)
JAMES WOODS/Richard Fuld — Too Big to Fail (HBO)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINISERIES
DIANE LANE/Pat Loud — Cinema Verite (HBO)
MAGGIE SMITH/Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham — Downton Abbey (PBS)
EMILY WATSON/Janet Leach — Appropriate Adult (Sundance Channel)
BETTY WHITE/Caroline Thomas — Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Lost Valentine (CBS)
KATE WINSLET/Mildred Pierce — Mildred Pierce (HBO)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
PATRICK J. ADAMS/Mike Ross — Suits (USA Network)
STEVE BUSCEMI/Enoch “Nucky” Thomson — Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
KYLE CHANDLER/Eric Taylor — Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)
BRYAN CRANSTON/Walter White — Breaking Bad (AMC)
MICHAEL C. HALL/Dexter Morgan — Dexter (Showtime)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
KATHY BATES/Harriet Korn — Harry’s Law (NBC)
GLENN CLOSE/Patty Hewes — Damages (DirecTV)
JESSICA LANGE/Constance — American Horror Story (FX)
JULIANNA MARGULIES/Alicia Florrick — The Good Wife (CBS)
KYRA SEDGWICK/Dept. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson — The Closer (TNT)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
ALEC BALDWIN/Jack Donaghy — 30 Rock (NBC)
TY BURRELL/Phil Dunphy — Modern Family (ABC)
STEVE CARELL/Michael Scott — The Office (NBC)
JON CRYER/Alan Harper — Two and a Half Men (CBS)
ERIC STONESTREET/Cameron Tucker — Modern Family (ABC)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
JULIE BOWEN/Claire Dunphy — Modern Family (ABC)
EDIE FALCO/Jackie Peyton — Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
TINA FEY/Liz Lemon — 30 Rock (NBC)
SOFIA VERGARA/Gloria Delgado-Pritchett — Modern Family (ABC)
BETTY WHITE/Elka Ostrovsky — Hot in Cleveland (TV Land)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE IN A DRAMA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Dexter (Showtime)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Good Wife (CBS)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY AN ENSEMBLE IN A COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Glee (FOX)
Modern Family (ABC)
The Office (NBC)

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A TELEVISION SERIES
Dexter (Showtime)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Southland (TNT)
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (Starz)
True Blood (HBO)

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Screen Actors Guild Awards’ 48th Annual Life Achievement Award will be given to Mary Tyler Moore who, while having done notable film work, is probably best remembered for her work in the classic TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Her onetime costar Dick Van Dyke will be presenting this award to Moore at the SAG ceremony in January.

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© 2011 Screen Actors Guild

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