The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were presented on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. The SAG Awards were held at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, Calif.. The awards were simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS. Awards were presented for excellence in television and movies. The winners in the television categories are listed in this article.
NBC’s outgoing comedy “30 Rock” received awards for lead actors Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin.
The PBS Masterpiece Theatre drama “Downton Abbey” won the honor for ensemble cast in a drama. ABC’s “Modern Family” won the award for ensemble cast in a comedy series.
Some of the wins duplicated the Golden Globe Awards, which were presented on Jan. 13. SAG winners who also won at the Golden Globes included Kevin Costner (“Hatfield & McCoys”), Julianne Moore (“Game Change”) and Claire Danes (“Homeland”). 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards in television led by “Homeland” and “Game Change”
19th Annual SAG Awards nominations in television categories
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries went to Kevin Costner for the role of “Devil Anse” Hatfield in “Hatfields & Mccoys” (History).
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries was awarded to Julianne Moore for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in “Game Change” (HBO).
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series went to Bryan Cranston for his portrayal of Walter White in “Breaking Bad” (AMC). Cranston also won a SAG Award as part of the ensemble cast of Ben Affleck’s movie “Argo.”
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series went to Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in the hit suspense drama “Homeland” (Showtime).
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series was awarded to Alec Baldwin for his portrayal of Jack Donaghy in “30 Rock” (NBC).
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series was awarded to Tina Fey for her role of Liz Lemon in “30 Rock” (NBC).
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Drama went to the hit period drama “Downton Abbey” (PBS). The cast includes: Hugh Bonneville, Zoe Boyle, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Jessica Brown Findlay, Siobhan Finneran, Joanne Froggatt, Iain Glen, Thomas Howes, Rob James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Amy Nuttall, David Robb, Maggie Smith, Dan Stevens and Penelope Wilton. Cast of Downton Abbey wins SAG Award for dramatic acting
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Comedy went to “Modern Family” (ABC).
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