'Glee,' 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' garner Directors Guild nominations

dga-tv-nominations.jpgThe Directors Guild of America has released its list of TV nominees.

While usual favorites "The Office" and "30 Rock" are conspicuously absent from the Comedy category, AMC drama "Mad Men" dominates the Drama category with three nominations. "Lost" and "In Treatment" nab the other two slots.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Movies for Television
Bob Balaban, "Georgia O'Keeffe"
Thomas Carter, "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story"
John Kent Harrison, "The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler"
Ross Katz, "Taking Chance"
Michael Sucsy, "Grey Gardens"

Dramatic Series

Paris Barclay, "In Treatment"
Jack Bender, "Lost"
Jennifer Getzinger, "Mad Men"
Lesli Linka Glatter, "Mad Men"
Matthew Weiner, "Mad Men"

Comedy Series
Paris Barclay, "Glee"
Larry Charles, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Ryan Murphy, "Glee"
Jeff Schaffer, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Jason Winer, "Modern Family"

Musical Variety

Joel Gallen, "The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert"
Roger Goodman, "81st Annual Academy Awards"
Louis Horvitz, "The Kennedy Center Honors"
Don Roy King, "Saturday Night Live, with host Justin Timberlake"
Don Mischer, "We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration"

Reality Programs
Craig Borders, "Build it Bigger"
Sueann Fincke, "The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan"
Eytan Keller, "The Next Iron Chef"
Zach Merck, "Six Beers of Separation"
Bertram Van Munster, "The Amazing Race"

Daytime Serials
Casey Childs, "All My Children"
Christopher Goutman, "As the World Turns"
Dean Lamont, "The Young and the Restless"
William Ludel, "General Hospital"
Sally McDonald, "The Young and the Restless"
Cynthia J. Popp, "The Bold and the Beautiful"

Commercials
Joaquin Baca-Asay, CSX, Volvo, Bank of America, Lenscrafters
Garth Davis, U.S. Cellular
Craig Gillespie, Cars.com, Guinness, Orbit
Tom Kuntz, Cadbury, Skittles, Old Spice, Career Builder
Chris Palmer, Budweiser, J20

Children's Programs
Martha Coolidge, "An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong"
Allison Liddi-Brown, "Princess Protection Program"
Fred Savage, "Zeke & Luther"
Amy Schatz, "Hard Times for an American Girl: The Great Depression"
Andy Wolk, "Lincoln Heights"

Check out the full list, including production teams and episode titles, at the Directors Guild of America website.

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