While the movie nominations list is led by “Trumbo”, the 2016 SAG Awards nominees in television are dominated by “House of Cards”. Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are nominated for best actor and best actress in drama series. On top of that, together with their co-stars, they are up for best ensemble.
In comedy category, “Modern Family”, “The Big Bang Theory”, “Transparent”, “Orange Is the New Black”, and “Veep” score two nods each. Ty Burrell, Jim Parsons, and Jeffrey Tambor are nominated for best actor alongside Louis C.K. and William H. Macy. Meanwhile, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Uzo Aduba are vying for best actress along with Edie Falco, Ellie Kemper, and Amy Poehler.
The last seasons of “Mad Men” and “Downton Abbey” get recognition as well. In addition to being nominated for best ensemble, the two series add one more nod, best actor for Jon Hamm and best actress for Maggie Smith. Other drama series with two nominations are “Game of Thrones” and “Homeland”.