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SAG Awards 2014: ‘Breaking Bad’ Leads the Screen Actors Guild Nominations

Breaking Bad

The nominees for 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Wednesday.

AMC’s “Breaking Bad” leads with four nominations — Best Drama Ensemble; Anna Gunn, Best Drama Actress; Bryan Cranston, Best Drama Actor and  Stunt Team.

Netflix original series “House of Cards” scores a nomination for Kevin Spacey.

“Modern Family,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “30 Rock” lead the comedy noms with 3 nominations a piece.

A few snubs “The Good Wife,” “Orphan Black,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Orange is the New Black” and “Mad Men.”

The SAG Awards will be broadcast Saturday, Jan. 18 on TNT/TBS.

Below is the full TV list:

DRAMA ENSEMBLE

Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland

DRAMA ACTRESS
Claire Danes, Homeland
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Kerry Washington, Scandal

DRAMA ACTOR
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

COMEDY ENSEMBLE

30 Rock
Arrested Development
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
Veep

COMEDY ACTRESS
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis Dreyfuss, Veep

COMEDY ACTOR
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Don Cheadle House of Lies
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

STUNT TEAM
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Homeland
The Walking Dead

TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES — MALE ACTOR
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Jeremy Irons, Hollow Crown
Rob Lowe, Killing Kennedy
Al Pacino, Phil Spector

TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES — FEMALE ACTOR
Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

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Golden Globes: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to Host In 2014, 2015

The Golden Globe Awards - Season 2013

We’ve struck gold: BFFs Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host the Golden Globes Awards in 2014 and 2015,  Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday.

“Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to return as hosts of the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, and the 72nd in 2015. #Television #actors,” The Golden Globes Awards tweeted Tuesday.

The pair hosted the Awards in January, which saw an and a 28 percent jump in the 18-49 demo.

“It’s wonderful news,” HFPA president Theo Kingma said. “They have always been our first choice as hosts and we’re delighted they are back for the next two years.”

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 8/7c on NBC.

The 65th Primetime Emmys Nominees Are…

65th Primetime EMMY Awards Nominations Announcement

The nominations of the 2013 Primetime Emmys were announced earlier Thursday in Los Angeles.

Netflix’s “House of Cards” received nine nominations including Lead actor and actress. Also Netflix’s series, “Arrested Development” had three nominations including lead comedy actor for Jason Bateman.

“American Horror Story” had 17 noms for the second year in a row, while “Game of Thrones” received 16 noms.

The 2013 Emmys will air live on Sept. 22 at the Nokia Theatre at Los Angeles’ L.A.

Check out the full list below.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

The Big Bang Theory • CBS
Girls • HBO
Louie • FX Networks
Modern Family • ABC
30 Rock • NBC
Veep • HBO

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Breaking Bad • AMC

Downton Abbey • PBS
Game Of Thrones • HBO
Homeland • Showtime
House Of Cards • Netflix
Mad Men • AMC •

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Bryan Cranston as Walter White
Breaking Bad • AMC

Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham
Downton Abbey • PBS

Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody
Homeland • Showtime

Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood
House Of Cards • Netflix

Jon Hamm as Don Draper
Mad Men • AMC

Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy
The Newsroom • HBO

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates
Bates Motel • A&E

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley
Downton Abbey • PBS

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison
Homeland • Showtime

Robin Wright as Claire Underwood
House Of Cards • Netflix

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson
Mad Men • AMC

Connie Britton as Rayna James
Nashville • ABC

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope
Scandal • ABC

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth
Arrested Development • Netflix

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc
Episodes • Showtime

Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan
House Of Lies • Showtime

Louis C.K. as Louie
Louie • FX Networks

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy
30 Rock • NBC

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Laura Dern as Amy
Enlightened • HBO

Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath
Girls • HBO

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton
Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope
Parks And Recreation • NBC

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon
30 Rock • NBC

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer
Veep • HBO

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES

American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks
Behind The Candelabra • HBO
The Bible • HISTORY
Phil Spector • HBO
Political Animals • USA
Top Of The Lake • Sundance Channel

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

Behind The Candelabra • HBO
Michael Douglas as Liberace

Behind The Candelabra • HBO
Matt Damon as Scott Thorson

The Girl • HBO
Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock

Parade’s End • HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens

Phil Spector • HBO
Al Pacino as Phil Spector

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN MINISERIES OR MOVIE

American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks
Jessica Lange as Sister Jude Martin

The Big C: Hereafter • Showtime
Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison

Phil Spector • HBO
Helen Mirren as Linda Kenney-Baden

Political Animals • USA
Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond

Top Of The Lake • Sundance Channel
Elisabeth Moss as Robin

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti
Boardwalk Empire • HBO

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut
Breaking Bad • AMC

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman
Breaking Bad • AMC

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson
Downton Abbey • PBS

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
Game Of Thrones • HBO

Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson
Homeland • Showtime

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Anna Gunn as Skyler White
Breaking Bad • AMC

Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Downton Abbey • PBS

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen
Game Of Thrones • HBO

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart
The Good Wife • CBS

Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody
Homeland • Showtime

Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris
Mad Men • AMC

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Adam Driver as Adam Sackler
Girls • HBO

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett
Modern Family • ABC

Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett
Modern Family • ABC

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy
Modern Family • ABC

Bill Hader as Various characters
Saturday Night Live • NBC

Tony Hale as Gary Walsh
Veep • HBO

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler
The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester
Glee • FOX

Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett
Modern Family • ABC

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy
Modern Family • ABC

Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow
Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney
30 Rock • NBC

Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer
Veep • HBO

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

James Cromwell as Dr. Arthur Arden
American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks

Zachary Quinto as Dr. Oliver Thredson
American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks

Scott Bakula as Bob Black
Behind The Candelabra • HBO

John Benjamin Hickey as Sean
The Big C: Hereafter • Showtime

Peter Mullan as Matt
Top Of The Lake • Sundance Channel

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

Sarah Paulson as Lana Winters
American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks

Imelda Staunton as Alma Hitchcock
The Girl • HBO

Ellen Burstyn as Margaret Barrish Worthington
Political Animals • USA

Charlotte Rampling as Sally Gilmartin
Restless • Sundance Channel

Alfre Woodard as Ouiser
Steel Magnolias • Lifetime

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW HOST

Ryan Seacrest
American Idol • FOX

Betty White
Betty White’s Off Their Rockers • NBC

Tom Bergeron
Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Heidi Klum
Tim Gunn
Project Runway • Lifetime

Cat Deeley
So You Think You Can Dance • FOX

Anthony Bourdain
The Taste • ABC

OUTSTANDING REALITY COMPETITION

The Amazing Race • CBS
Dancing With The Stars • ABC
Project Runway • Lifetime
So You Think You Can Dance • FOX
Top Chef • Bravo
The Voice • NBC

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM

Antiques Roadshow • PBS
Deadliest Catch • Discovery Channel
Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives • Food Network
MythBusters • Discovery Channel
Shark Tank • ABC
Undercover Boss • CBS

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central
Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon • NBC
Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO
Saturday Night Live • NBC

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Nathan Lane as Clarke Hayden
The Good Wife • CBS

Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning
The Good Wife • CBS

Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn
Homeland • Showtime

Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper
Mad Men • AMC

Harry Hamlin as Jim Cutler
Mad Men • AMC

Dan Bucatinsky as James Novack
Scandal • ABC

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN DRAMA SERIES

Margo Martindale as Claudia
The Americans • FX Networks

Diana Rigg as Olenna Tyrell
Game Of Thrones • HBO

Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni
The Good Wife • CBS

Linda Cardellini as Sylvia Rosen
Mad Men • AMC

Jane Fonda as Leona Lansing
The Newsroom • HBO

Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson
Shameless • Showtime

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Bob Newhart as Arthur Jeffries/Professor Proton
The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Nathan Lane as Pepper Saltzman
Modern Family • ABC

Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz
Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Louis C.K., Host
Saturday Night Live • NBC

Justin Timberlake, Host
Saturday Night Live • NBC

Will Forte as Paul
30 Rock • NBC

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Molly Shannon as Eileen Foliente
Enlightened • HBO

Dot-Marie Jones as Shannon Beiste
Glee • FOX

Melissa Leo as Laurie
Louie • FX Networks

Melissa McCarthy, Host
Saturday Night Live • NBC

Kristen Wiig, Host
Saturday Night Live • NBC

Elaine Stritch as Colleen Donaghy
30 Rock • NBC

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM

Bob’s Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet • FOX
Kung Fu Panda: Legends Of Awesomeness: Enter The Dragon • Nickelodeon
Regular Show: The Christmas Special • Cartoon Network
The Simpsons • Treehouse Of Horror XXIII • FOX
South Park • Raising The Bar • Comedy Central

‘Teen Wolf’ Season 3 Premiere Date Announced, ‘Veep’ Season 2 Trailer Revealed And More!

The forthcoming supersized third season of “Teen Wolf” will premiere Monday, June 3 at 10/9c p.m. on MTV.

Sorry Tina Fey fans. The “30 Rock ” actress says she will not host the Oscars. [Pop Watch]

When will your favorite The CW series season finale air? Follow this link. [Huffington Post]

TNT renews “Kings of the Nerd” for a second season.

“Veep” season 2 trailer is here. The Veep returns Sunday, April 14 at 10/9c on HBO.

Rena Sofer Joins ‘Once Upon A Time’ And More Casting News

Rena Sofer Once Upon A Time

“General Hospital” alum is heading to ABC’s magical tale “Once Upon A Time.”

According to TV Guide, Rena Sofer has been nabbed to play Queen Eva, Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin)’s mother, who will be featured in flashbacks.

The site reports, Sofer is slated to appear in at least one episode, which is scheduled to air in March.

More casting news…

Dylan Walsh, “Nip/Tuck” vet has been booked to appear on “Castle.” The actor will play Agent Harris, a FBI investigator who teams up with Castle and Beckett to help unravel a plan to kidnap a Middle Eastern businessman’s daughter. [TVLine]

Salma Hayek is set to return to “30 Rock.” Hayek will reprise her role as nurse Elisa, Jack’s ex, in the series hour-long finale. [EW]

“The Soul Man” actress Niecy Nash is heading to “Ben and Kate.” Nash will guest-star as Roz, the soon-to-be-ex-wife of Buddy (Rob Corddry) the bar owner. [TVLine]

Adam Brody Heads to ‘House of Lies’ And More Casting News

 

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Adam Brody is heading to “House of Lies.”

“The O.C.” alum will guest star in two episodes of the Showtime’s comedy series, Showtime announced Thursday.

The fan favorite “O.C.” actor will play the owner of an adult toy company who forms a relationship with Kristen Bell’s character, Jeannie.

“House of Lies” returns Sun., Jan. 13 at 10 p.m. EST.

More casting news…

Julianne Moore will reprise her role as Nancy Donovan, Alec Baldwin’s Jack sweetheart on “30 Rock.” [Huff Post]

“NYPD Blue” alum Gail O’Grady is heading to “Castle.” O’Grady will play Margo Cowan a reality star featured in a “Real Housewives” style. [TV Guide]

“Justified” alumna Margo Martindale is joining FX spy drama “The Americans.” Martindale will play Claudia, a KGB illegal living in the U.S. who delivers assignments to married Russian spies Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell). The Emmy winner is set to appear in at least eight episodes.

Sandra Vergara, Sofia Vergara’s sister has been booked to guest-star as Silvana, a Latin pop star on “CSI.” [TV Line]

Dan Stevens Departs ‘Downton Abbey’ And More Casting News

Downton Abbey

The rumors are indeed true: TVLine.com reports Dan Stevens is be departing “Downton Abbey.”

According to TVLine, Stevens who plays Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey” is not expected to appear on the series’ fourth season as a series regular.

So the question is: will Matthew Crwaley be recast or written off the show. Either way we will be sad.

“Downton Abbey” season 3 airs January, 2013 on PBS.

More casting news…

Brenda Song (“Scandal”) has been cast on Fox comedy “New Girl.” The “Suite Life of Zach and Cody” alum will play Winston’s love interest on the series. [EW]

“Saturday Night Live” alum Andy Samberg will host the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which airs Saturday, Feb. 23 on IFC.

“Law & Order: SVU” star Ice-T will appear in a guest role on “30 Rock’s” series finale. Details about his role are being kept under wraps. [Twitter]

“American Horror Story: Asylum” actor James Cromwell has been booked to guest star as a renowned surgeon on NBC’s upcoming series “Do No Harm.” [TV Guide]

‘Army Wives’ Books Torrey DeVitto, Ashanti, As Series Regulars, ’30 Rock’ Series Finale Air date Announced And More

Army Wives Adds 3 New Faces

“Army Wives” is adding three new faces to the base. Torrey DeVitto , Ashanti, and Elle McLemore have been cast as series regulars on the drama series.

According to Deadline.com, “Vampire Diaries” star Torrey DeVitto will play Maggie Hall, a sexy and smart Ex-Army Airborne, who is married to a Staff Sergeant with a teen daughter.

R&B singer Ashanti joins the series as Latasha Durant, a sexy, fun mother of three, while McLemone has been tapped to portray Holly Gordon, a lonely and homesick newly wed.

Production of the upcoming season is set to begin in mid-December.

TV news you might have missed…

  • “Merlin” has been cancelled after five seasons. [Deadline]
  • The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
  • New drama series “Do No Harm” which stars Steven Pasquale is set to premiere on Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. ET, following Tina Fey’s “30 Rock” hour series finale.  Meanwhile, “Rock Center” moves to Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, beginning Feb. 8.
  • CBS has ordered 13 episodes of Stephen King’s “Under The Dome.”
  • Martin Short is hosting the Christmas episode (Dec. 15)of “Saturday Night Live,” featuring musical guest Paul McCartney.
  • MTV reality series “Buckwild” will air back-to-back episodes beginning January 3 at 10 p.m. ET.
  • “Scrubs” alum and “Exes” actor Donald Faison will host TBS’ new hidden camera series “Who Gets The Last Laugh?”, which debuts spring 2013.
  • FX has ordered 13 additional episodes of “BrandX With Russell Brand” and “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell.”
  • Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele” has been renewed third season of 13-episode.
  • Bravo has ordered a second season of “RHOA” star Kim Biermann’s “Don’t Be Tardy…” The cable network has also picked up two new series: “Married to Medicine,” which follows a group of female doctors, and “Taking Atlanta,” which centers on on young go-getters in the Atlanta.
  • BET new comedies: “Real Husbands Of Hollywood” and “Second Generation Wayans,” are scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 10 pm and 10:30 pm.

‘Touch’ Books ’24’ Alum And More Casting News

Mykelti Williamson Joins Touch

Mykelti Williamson joins Kiefer Sutherland’s “Touch.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “24” alum joins the Fox drama in a recurring role. Williamson will play Lang, a LAPD Det., who has seen it all and possesses a keen sense for the truth.

Annie Wersching Nabs a Guest Star Role on ‘Touch’

Additionally, “Titanic” alumna Frances Fisher will portray Nicole Farington in a recurring role on the drama series. Farington is described as the ultra-competent head of Aster Corps.

“Touch” premieres Feb, 1 on Fox.

In other casting news…

Roma Maffia will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy.” The “Nip/Tuck” alumna will play Roberta, a member of the hospital board in multiple episodes of the drama series. [TV Guide]

“True Blood” actress Janina Gavankar will appear on The CW series “Arrow” as McKenna Hall in a multi-episode arc. [Zap2it] 

Constance Zimmer, “Entourage” vet will appear on “Grey’s Anatomy” in a multi-episode arc. Zimmer has been tapped to play Dr. Cahill, a confident Doctor with a wicked sense of humor. [EW]

“Lost” vet Rebecca Mader has been tapped to play a “”temptress” of sorts” on “30 Rock.” [TVLine]

Eddie Izzard has been cast on NBC’s “Hannibal.” Izzard will play an inmate at the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. [EW]

’30 Rock’ Scoop: See Liz Lemon’s Wedding Invitation [Photo]

It is the wedding decade. And no, is not Jenna Maroney’s wedding but Liz Lemon’s!!

Dearly beloved fans, NBC has revealed the official invitation of Liz and Criss’ wedding. You are all cordially invite to the wedding of the decade, just do not forget your snacks!

The “30 Rock” episode airs Thursday, November 29 at 8/7c on NBC.

 

Liz Lemon's Wedding Invite