SAG Award Nominations Go to 'Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Downton Abbey'

The guild honoring actors on TV and in movies will hand out its awards Jan. 27

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The 2013 Award Season officially kicked off Wednesday morning with the announcement of the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations – and double nominees Nicole Kidman (for HBO’s Hemingway and Gellhorn and the movie The Paperboy) and Maggie Smith (for PBS’s Downton Abbey and the film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), as well as Kevin Costner, Julianne Moore, Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Betty White, Tina Fey, Javier Bardem and Anne Hathaway all have reasons to be smiling.

In the theatrical motion picture division, the SAG/AFTRA nominated the following for outstanding performance for a cast (SAG’s version of the best picture prize):
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Misérables
Silver Linings Playbook

The nominees for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role are:
Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook
• Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln
• John Hawkes in The Sessions
Hugh Jackman in Les Misérables
Denzel Washington in Flight

Nominees for outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role are:
• Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty
• Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone
Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook
• Helen Mirren in Hitchcock
Naomi Watts in The Impossible

In the TV divisions, the shows in the running for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series are:
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Mad Men

In a comedy series (a tie in the balloting resulted in six nominees):
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie
The Office

For a complete list of nominees, go to

On Thursday morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will name its nominees for the Golden Globes. Oscar nominations will be announced Tues., Jan. 15, 2013.

The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. PEOPLE Magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation are sponsors of the event.

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