'Modern Family', 'Curb' and '30 Rock' Nominated at 2012 DGA Awards


'Modern Family', 'Curb' and '30 Rock' Nominated at 2012 DGA Awards


Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Patty Jenkins and Penelope Spheeris also get a chance to win a prize at the annual event through the directorial stint in TV movie 'Five'.

A day after announcing its movie nominees, the 2012 Directors Guild of America Awards unveiled the TV contenders for its upcoming prize-giving event. The Comedy Series category is dominated by "Modern Family" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" with two nods each, while "30 Rock" scores one nomination.

Critically acclaimed new series "Game of Thrones" and "Homeland" land a spot each in the Dramatic Series category. To win the title, they must fight against "Breaking Bad", "The Killing" and "Friday Night Lights".

The DGA also honors Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, Penelope Spheeris, Alicia Keys and Patty Jenkins with a Movies for Television and Mini-Series nomination for their work behind the lens of Lifetime's "Five". Other nominees in this category are "The Kennedys", "Thurgood", "Girl Fight" and "Hallmark Hall of Fame" ("Beyond the Blackboard" edition).

Winners of the 64th Annual DGA Awards will be announced at a dinner and ceremony which will be held on Saturday evening, January 28, 2012, at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Kelsey Grammer is set to serve as the host.

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES:

DRAMATIC SERIES:
COMEDY SERIES:
MUSICAL VARIETY:
REALITY PROGRAMS:
DAYTIME SERIALS:
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:
  • John Fortenberry - "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred" (Nickelodeon)
  • Jeffrey Hornaday - "Geek Charming" (Disney Channel)
  • Michael Lembeck - "Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure" (Disney Channel)
  • Patricia Riggen - "Lemonade Mouth" (Disney Channel)
  • Damon Santostefano - "Best Player" (Nickelodeon)
  • Amy Schatz - "A Child's Garden of Poetry" (HBO)

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