|Still from The Help|
Nominees for the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced earlier today from West Hollywood's SilverScreen Theater. The Awards honour Actors versus the actual Film or Television Program.
The Help leads all Film nominees with a total four nominations. Viola Davis gets a nod for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, while her Co-stars Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain are up for Female Actor in a Supporting Role. The talented Cast together are nominated also for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture.
ABC's Modern Family also received a total four nominations in the Television categories with both Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet both up for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Sofia Vergara is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor and the Cast also are up for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
From a Toronto standpoint, our v. own Patrick J. Adams, star of Suits was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series, while our beloved Greg Kinnear who filmed The Kennedys in Toronto, is up for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries.
Click here for a complete list of Nominees.
TNT and TBS will broadcast the actual Ceremony on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 8 PM EST.
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