Genre Almost Shutout at SAGs

Despite nominations in nine categories, genre television and films fared poorly at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, netting only a single win for the stuntmen of Game of Thrones in the Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.

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Screen Actors Guild Award Winners

The Screen Actors Guild announced the winners of the annual SAG Awards on January 29. Genre works took three awards during the evening.

  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Jessica Lange, American Horror Story.
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series: Game of Thrones

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SAG Award Nominations

The Screen Actor’s Guild has announced the nominees for the SAG Awards. Science fiction and fantasy have been mostly overlooked this year, but categories with nominees of genre interest are listed below.

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

  • The Artist
  • Bridesmaids
  • The Descendants
  • Midnight in Paris
  • The Help

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

  • Kathy Bates in Harry’s Law
  • Glenn Close in Damages
  • Jessica Lange in American Horror Story
  • Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife
  • Kyra Sedgwick in The Closer

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

  • Breaking Bad
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • Dexter
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Good Wife

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

  • 30 Rock
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Glee
  • Modern Family
  • The Office

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