Tina Fey and her co-star Alec Baldwin are both up for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Series honours in their respective categories, while the entire 30 Rock cast has been nominated for the ensemble comedy prize.
Kevin Bacon (Taking Chance), Cuba Gooding. Jr. (Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story) and Jeremy Irons (Georgia O’Keeffe) will battle it out for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries, against Kevin Kline (Great Performances: Cyrano De Bergerac) and Tom Wilkinson (A Number).
Drew Barrymore’s TV movie Grey Gardens has scored a double mention – the Hollywood star and her colleague Jessica Lange are both nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. They will compete against Sigourney Weaver (Prayers For Bobby), Ruby Dee (America) and Joan Allen (Georgie O’Keeffe).
Other primetime TV nominees Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?) and Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) in the outstanding actress comedy category, Jon Hamm (Mad Men) and Hugh Laurie (House) for outstanding actor in a drama series, and Glenn Close (Damages) and Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) for outstanding actress in a drama series.
The nominations were announced on Thursday morning (17Dec09) by Michelle Monaghan and Chris O’Donnell and the prizegiving ceremony will take place on 23 January (10).
The full list of primetime TV nominations for the 16th Annual SAG Awards is as follows:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Kevin Bacon – Taking Chance
Cuba Gooding, Jr. – Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Jeremy Irons – Georgia O’Keeffe
Kevin Kline – Great Performances: Cyrano De Bergerac
Tom Wilkinson – A Number
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries:
Joan Allen – Georgia O’Keeffe
Drew Barrymore – Grey Gardens
Ruby Dee – America
Jessica Lange – Grey Gardens
Sigourney Weaver – Prayers For Bobby
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series:
Simon Baker – The Mentalist
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall – Dexter
Jon Hamm- Mad Men
Hugh Laurie – House
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:
Patricia Arquette – Medium
Glenn Close – Damages
Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Holly Hunter – Saving Grace
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
Steve Carell – The Office
Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm
Tony Shalhoub – Monk
Charlie Sheen – Two And A Half Men
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series:
Christina Applegate – Samantha Who?
Toni Collette – United States Of Tara
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – The New Adventures Of Old Christine
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series:
The Good Wife
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series:
Curb Your Enthusiasm