Netflix Dominates SAG Award TV Nominations
While the SAG Award movie nominations offered up some surprises, the TV side featured all the usual suspects.
The cast in a drama series category was almost a complete copy of the Emmys. The only change was Game of Thrones, which is a perennial winner, but was ineligible at the last awards.
With its nods for Stranger Things, The Crown, Ozark, Orange is the New Black and GLOW, Netflix is nominated in every drama and comedy category.
In an unsurprising blow, broadcast TV only received three nominations, with two of those for ABC’s Blackish for cast in a comedy series and actor for Anthony Anderson. Will and Grace’s Sean Hayes was the only other nominees.
These nominations are a testament to how audiences are watching TV now, with streaming services and premium cable the most represented networks.
Here is the full list of nominees.
Cast in a Drama Series
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid’s Tale
This Is Us
Female Actor in a Drama Series
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Claire Foy, The Crown
Laura Linney, Ozark
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Male Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
David Harbour, Stranger Things
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Cast in a Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Orange Is The New Black
Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black
Alison Brie, GLOW
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Sean Hayes, Will & Grace
William H. Macy, Shameless
Marc Maron, GLOW
Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies
Jessica Lange, Feud
Susan Sarandon, Feud
Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies
Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective
Jeff Daniels, Godless
Robert De Niro, Wizard of Lies
Geoffrey Rush, Genius
Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies
Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
Morgan Freeman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award when the SAG Awards are hosted by Kristen Bell and air Sunday, Jan. 21, on TNT and TBS.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
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