68th Directors Guild of America Award Nominations Announced

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modern familyNominations for the 68th Directors Guild of America Awards were announced yesterday and the leading series nominees were Modern Family and Breaking Bad, with both receiving two nods in their respective category. As far as individual honorees, acclaimed director Beth McCarthy-Miller and Emmy favorite Bryan Cranston each earned two nominations of their own; the former was recognized for her work on The Sound of Music Live! and the 30 Rock series finale, while the latter earned his second consecutive nod for a Modern Family directing turn, as well as a nomination for directing an episode of his own series Breaking Bad. Other scripted series nominees included Homeland, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and The Big Bang Theory.

Movies for Television and Miniseries
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (Stephen Frears)
Phil Spector (David Mamet)
The Sound of Music Live! (Beth McCarthy-Miller & Rob Ashford)
Killing Kennedy (Nelson McCormick)
Behind the Candelabra (Steven Soderbergh)

Dramatic Series
Breaking Bad – “Blood Money” (Bryan Cranston)
House of Cards – “Chapter 1” (David Fincher)
Breaking Bad – “Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
Homeland – “The Star” (Lesli Linka Glatter)
Game of Thrones – “The Rains of Castamere” (David Nutter)

Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory – “The Hofstader Inefficiency” (Mark Cendrowski)
Modern Family – “The Old Man & The Tree” (Bryan Cranston)
Modern Family – “My Hero” (Gail Mancuso)
30 Rock – “Hogcock!/Last Lunch” (Beth McCarthy-Miller)
The Big Bang Theory – “The Love Spell Potential” (Anthony Rich)

Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – “#799” (Dave Diomedi)
Jimmy Kimmel Live – “#13-1810” (Andy Fisher)
The Colbert Report – “10004” (Jim Hoskinson)
Saturday Night Live – “Saturday Night Live with Justin Timberlake” (Don Roy King)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – “#19108” (Chuck O’Neil)

Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials
Louis C.K.: Oh My God (Louis C.K.)
2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Joel Gallen)
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (Louis J. Horvitz)
The 85th Annual Academy Awards (Don Mischer)
The 67th Annual Tony Awards (Glenn Weiss)

Reality Programs
The Biggest Loser – “1501” (Matthew Bartley)
72 Hours – “The Lost Coast” (Neil P. DeGroot)
Top Chef – “Glacial Gourmand” (Paul Starkman)
The Hero – “Teamwork” (J. Rupert Thompson)
The Amazing Race – “Beards in the Wind” (Bertram van Munster”