Awards season marches on with Netflix leading Wednesday’s Screen Actors Guild nominations with 15 total noms, winning mentions for GLOW, Ozark, Grace and Frankie and The Kominsky Method. Amazon came in second with eight, followed by HBO with six and FX with four.
Ozark and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel led the series pack with four mentions each. Ozark scored noms for best ensemble, best lead actor and actress in a drama for Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Julia Garner.
Maisel was nominated for best ensemble on the comedy side, and also earned mentions for outstanding female actor for Rachel Brosnahan as titular character Miriam “Midge” Maisel and Alex Borstein as Midge’s foul-mouthed manager, Susie, as well as a lead actor nomination for Tony Shalhoub as Midge’s high-strung father, Abe.
Besides Ozark, nominations for outstanding ensemble in a drama series went to FX’s The Americans, AMC’s Better Call Saul, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, and the sole broadcast entry, NBC’s This Is Us.
Besides Maisel, nominated comedy ensembles were FX’s Atlanta, HBO’s Barry, GLOW and The Kominsky Method.
As mentioned, Bateman was nominated for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series. Joining him are This Is Us’ Sterling K. Brown, The Handmaid’s Tale’s Joseph Fiennes, Jack Ryan’s John Krasinksi and Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk,
Linney and Garner are joined by The Handmaid’s Tale’s Elisabeth Moss, Killing Eve’s Sandra Oh and House of Cards’ Robin Wright.
Both Alan Arkin and Michael Douglas were nominated for The Kominsky Method, joining Shalhoub. Also nominated in the category for individual performance are Barry’s Bill Hader and Henry Winkler. No one from the cast of Atlanta, which was nommed best comedy ensemble, scored an individual nomination.
Both Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda were nominated best comedy actress for Grace and Frankie, joining Brosnahan and Borstein. Also nominated was GLOW’s Alison Brie.
In the limited series and TV movie category, actor nominees are Antonio Banderas for Genius: Picasso, Darren Criss for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story; Hugh Grant for A Very English Scandal; Anthony Hopkins for King Lear and Bill Pullman for The Sinner.
Female actors nominated in this category include Amy Adams for Sharp Objects. Adams also scored a mention on the film side for her role as Lynn Cheney in Vice. Joining Adams are her Sharp Objects co-star Patricia Clarkson, as well as Escape at Dannemora’s Patricia Arquette, Assassination of Gianni Versace’s Penelope Cruz and Maniac’s Emma Stone.
Finally, SAG also recognizes stunt casts and this year’s nominees are AMC’s The Walking Dead, HBO’s Westworld, GLOW, Jack Ryan and Marvel’s Daredevil.
Will & Grace’s Megan Mullally hosts the 25th annual SAG Awards on Jan. 27 live from Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. The ceremony, where Alan Alda will receive the organization’s Life Achievement Award, will be simulcast on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m PT.
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