Producers, Art Directors Guild Awards: nominees

Both Producers and Art Directors Guilds in the US name their best for upcoming awards shows.

There are plenty of favourite shows competing in the Producers Guild of America Awards including Downton Abbey, Modern Family, Glee, The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, Dexter, Boardwalk Empire, Mad Men, and The Good Wife.

The PGA Awards will be handed out Jan. 21 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

TV nominees are as follows:

The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television:
“Cinema Verite” (HBO) – Producers: Zanne Devine, Karyn McCarthy
“Downton Abbey” (Masterpiece) (PBS) – Producers: Julian Fellowes, Nigel Marchant, Gareth Neame
“The Kennedys” (ReelzChannel) – Producers: Jon Cassar, Jonathan Koch, Stephen Kronish, Steve Michaels, Michael Prupas, Jamie Paul Rock, Joel Surnow
“Mildred Pierce” (HBO) – Producers: Todd Haynes, Pamela Koffler, Ilene S. Landress, Christine Vachon
“Too Big To Fail” (HBO) – Producers: Carol Fenelon, Jeffrey Levine, Paula Weinstein

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy:
“30 Rock” (NBC) – Producers: Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Marci Klein, Jerry Kupfer, Lorne Michaels, David Miner, Jeff Richmond, John Riggi, Don Scardino
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS) – Producers: Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro, Faye Oshima, Bill Prady
“Glee” (FOX) – Producers: Ian Brennan, Dante Di Loreto, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Kenneth Silverstein
“Modern Family” (ABC) – Producers: Paul Corrigan, Abraham Higginbotham, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Morton, Jeffrey Richman, Dan O’Shannon, Brad Walsh, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker
“Parks and Recreation” (NBC) – Producers: Greg Daniels, Dan Goor, Howard Klein, Amy Poehler, Morgan Sackett, Michael Schur

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama:
“Boardwalk Empire” (HBO) – Producers: Eugene Kelly, Howard Korder, Stephen Levinson, Martin Scorsese, Rudd Simmons, Tim Van Patten, Terence Winter
“Dexter” (Showtime) – Producers: Sara Colleton, John Goldwyn, Chip Johannessen, Robert Lloyd Lewis
“Game of Thrones” (HBO) – Producers: David Benioff, Frank Doelger, Mark Huffam, Carolyn Strauss, D.B. Weiss
“The Good Wife” (CBS) – Producers: Brooke Kennedy, Michelle King, Robert King, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, David W. Zucker
“Mad Men” (AMC) – Producers: Jonathan Abrahams, Scott Hornbacher, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Blake McCormick, Dwayne Shattuck, Dahvi Waller, Matthew Weiner

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk
“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central) – Producers: Meredith Bennett, Stephen T. Colbert, Richard Dahm, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart (*additional producers eligibility pending arbitration completion)
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (Syndicated) – Producers: Mary Connelly, Ellen DeGeneres, Melissa Geiger Schrift, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Kevin A. Leman II, Jonathan Norman, Derek Westervelt
“Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO) – Producers: Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, Bill Maher, Billy Martin
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC) – Producers: Ken Aymong, Steve Higgins, Erik Kenward, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney
“The 64th Annual Tony Awards” (CBS) – Producers: Ricky Kirshner, Glenn Weiss

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television:
“The Amazing Race” (CBS) – Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Elise Doganieri, Jonathan Littman, Bertram van Munster, Mark Vertullo
“American Idol” (FOX) – Producers: Charles Boyd, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Simon Fuller, Patrick Lynn, Nigel Lythgoe, Megan Michaels, Ken Warwick
“Dancing with the Stars” (ABC) – Producers: Ashley Edens Shaffer, Conrad Green, Joe Sungkur, Rob Wade
“Project Runway” (Lifetime) – Producers: Jane Cha Cutler, Desiree Gruber, Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Jonathan Murray, Sara Rea, Colleen Sands
“Top Chef” (Bravo) – Producers: Daniel Cutforth, Casey Kriley, Jane Lipsitz, Dan Murphy, Nan Strait

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:
“30 for 30” (ESPN) – Producers: John Dahl, Connor Schell, Bill Simmons
“American Masters” (PBS) – Producers: Susan Lacy, Julie Sacks
“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (Travel Channel) – Producers: Christopher Collins, Julie Lei, Lydia Tenaglia, Tom Vitale
“Deadliest Catch” (Discovery Channel) – Producers: Thom Beers, Jeff Conroy, John Gray, Sheila McCormack, Ethan Prochnik, Bill Pruitt, Matt Renner
“Undercover Boss” (CBS) – Producers: Chris Carlson, Susan Hoenig, Eli Holzman, Sandi Johnson, Stephen Lambert, Allison Schermerhorn

News Programs:
“Anderson Cooper 360” (CNN)
“BBC World News America” (BBC)
“NBC News with Brian Williams” (NBC)”The Rachel Maddow Show” (MSNBC)
“60 Minutes” (CBS)

Sports Programs:
(*There was a tie, which is why there are six nominees.)
“Monday Night Football” (ESPN)
“Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (HBO)
“Sports Center” (ESPN)
“30 for 30” (ESPN)
“2010 FIFA World Cup” (ABC / ESPN / ESPN2)
“U.S. Open Tennis Championship” (CBS / ESPN2 / Tennis Channel)

Children’s Programs:
“Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
“iCarly” (Nickelodeon)
“Phineas and Ferb” (Disney Channel)
“Sesame Street” (PBS)
“SpongeBob Squarepants” (Nickelodeon)

Meanwhile the Art Directors Guild has also announced its nominees to be handed out at the Beverly Hilton on Feb 4.

TV nominees:

One-Hour Single Camera Television Series
“Boardwalk Empire” (Episode: 21) Production Designer: Bill Groom
“Game of Thrones” (Episode: A Golden Crown) Production Designer: Gemma Jackson
“American Horror Story” (Episode: Murder House) Production Designer: Mark Worthington “The Playboy Club” (Episode: The Scarlet Bunny) Production Designer: Scott P. Murphy
“Pan Am” (Episode: Pilot) Production Designer: Bob Shaw

Television Movie or Miniseries
“Mildred Pierce” Production Designer: Mark Friedberg
“Cinema Verite” Production Designer: Patti Podesta
“Too Big to Fail” Production Designer: Bob Shaw
“The Hour” Production Designer: Eve Stewart
“Bling Ring” Production Designer: Robb Wilson King

Episode of a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series
“Modern Family” (Episode: Express Christmas) Production Designer: Richard Berg
“30 Rock” (Episode: Double-Edged Sword) Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood and Teresa Mastropierro
“Weeds” (Episode: Game-Played) Production Designer: Joseph P. Lucky
“Californication” (Episode: Monkey Business) Production Designer: Michael Wylie
“New Girl” (Episode: Pilot) Production Designer: Jefferson D. Sage

Episode of a Multi-Camera, Variety, or Unscripted Series
“Saturday NIght Live” (Episode: host Justin Timberlake) Production Designers: Keith Ian Raywood, Eugene Lee, Leo Yoshimura, N. Joseph De Tullio
“How I Met Your Mother” (Episode: Ducky Tie) Production Designer: Stephan Olson
“2 Broke Girls” (Episode: And The Rich People’s Problems) Production Designer: Glenda Rovello
“Americal Idol” (Episode: Top 12 Boys Perform) Production Designer: James Yarnell
“Dancing With the Stars” (Episode: Round One) Production Designer: James Yarnell

Awards, Music, or Game Shows
83rd Annual Academy Awards Production Designer: Steve Bass
68th Annual Golden Globes Production Designer: Brian Stonestreet
2011 MTV Video Music Awards Production Designer: Florian Wieder
63rd Annual Emmy Awards Production Designer: Steve Bass
“It’s Worth What?” (Best Buds) Production Designer: John Ivo Gilles

Source: LA Times

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