Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts are among the star-studded list of nominees for the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild or SAG Awards which will be broadcast live from midday, Monday 28 January 2013, only on TV1.
Hugh Jackman is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Jean Valjean in the upcoming theatrical release of Les Miserables.
Nicole Kidman is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her lead role as Martha Gellhorn in the Hemingway & Gellhorn, broadcast in Australia on showcase.
Naomi Watts is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Maria in the upcoming film about the Boxing Day Tsunami The Impossible.
Jacki Weaver is also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Silver Linings Playbook.
Subscription television programming continues to dominate the award nominations this year:
showcase‘s Game Change, Hemingway & Gellhorn, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Nurse Jackie and Breaking Bad; Movie Extra’s Mad Men; Soho’s The Newsroom; FX’s American Horror Story: Asylum, Sons of Anarchy, Homeland and The Walking Dead; FOX8’s Modern Family and Glee; and The Comedy Channel’s The Big Bang Theory, Louie, and Parks and Recreation.
Among the TV1 nominations:
· Julianna Margulies for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for The Good Wife, premiering on TV1 in February 2013.
· Alec Baldwin for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for 30 Rock
· Tina Fey for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for 30 Rock
· The casts of The Office and 30 Rock for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
12 midday AEDT Monday January 28 TV1