Nominees were chosen in five theatrical motion picture and eight television categories. Winners will be presented with their statuettes on Feb. 5 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The awards ceremony will be televised live on Turner Network Television (TNT) at 8 PM ET/PT; check local listings. As usual, several performers with theatrical pedigrees were among the nominees. Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth was nominated as part of the ensemble of the dramatic series "The West Wing." William H. Macy (American Buffalo) won a nom for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for his performance in "The Wool Cap," and Glenn Close's (Sunset Boulevard) turn in "The Lion in Winter," as Eleanor of Aquitaine, earned the actress an Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries nomination.
Close will compete against Patricia Heaton, who played the lead in a new television version of Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl."
In the world of film, Laura Linney (Sight Unseen) was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her work in "Kinsey."
For a complete list of SAG nominees, go to www.sagawards.org.