February 1, 2012 - As award season kicks into gear, a number of “Made in NY” productions are among the winners.
The Screen Actors Guild handed out its Actor statuettes at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 29. Paul Giamatti won for his role in “Too Big to Fail” (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries) while Kate Winslet received the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for “Mildred Pierce.”
“Boardwalk Empire” took home two awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (Steve Buscemi) and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Alec Baldwin won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as NBC executive Jack Donaghy on “30 Rock.”
At the Directors Guild Awards, which took place on January 28, Glenn Weiss won for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety for his work on the 65th Annual Tony Awards.
The Producers Guild of America honored “Made in NY” productions with awards at its ceremony, which took place on January 21. HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” took home the Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television (Drama) while Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” won the award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment and Talk Television. “Sesame Street” and “30 Rock Presents Jack Donaghy, Executive Superhero” were awarded for children’s program and web series, respectively.
At the Golden Globes, Kate Winslet won for Best Performance by an Actress in a Min-series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her work in HBO’s “Mildred Pierce.”