"Breaking Bad," "12 Years a Slave" Lead SAG Awards Nominees

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The nominees for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best performances in film and TV in the past year, were announced Wednesday morning.

12 Years a Slave leads the film nominees, with four nods.  For television, AMC’s Breaking Bad, which wrapped up its run earlier this year, scored the most nominations, also with four, followed by ABC’s Modern Family30 Rock, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Homeland and The Big Bang Theory, all ofwhich each earned three nominations.

The Weinstein Company was the studio to receive the most nominations for its films, with at seven nods, with Fox Searchlight Pictures right behind them at five nods. On the TV side, HBO led all networks with 13 nominations, with AMC and Showtime trailing at five.

Rita Moreno is set to receive the highest award from the Screen Actors Guild, the 50th SAG-AFTRA Life Achievement Award.

Rizzoli & Isles star Sasha Alexander and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Clark Gregg announced the nominees at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.  The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

Here are the nominees:

Motion Pictures
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Forest Whitaker, Lee Daniels’ The Butler



Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
S
andra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

James Gandolfini, Enough Said
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels’ The Butler


Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
August: Osage County
Dallas Buyers Club
Lee Daniels’ The Butler




Television
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Jeremy Irons, The Hallow Crow
Rob Lowe, Killing Kennedy
Al Pacinno, Phil Spector





Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor

Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards



Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey




Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen, Modern Family


Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep


Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)




Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 Rock (NBC)
Arrested Development (Netflix)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Veep (HBO)
Modern Family (ABC)




Sag Awards Honors for Stunt Ensemble
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
All Is Lost
Fast & Furious 6
Lone Survivor
Rush
The Wolverine







Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Breaking Bad
(AMC)
Game of Thrones
(HBO)
Homeland
(Showtime)
The Walking Dead
(AMC)


Screen Actors Guild 49th Annual Life Achievement Award
Rita Moreno

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