Tony Awards, "The Normal Heart," "Peter Pan Live!" and "Trip to Bountiful" Receive Directors Guild Award Nominations

News   Tony Awards, "The Normal Heart," "Peter Pan Live!" and "Trip to Bountiful" Receive Directors Guild Award Nominations
 
The nominations for the 67th annual Directors Guild Awards have been announced. Among the nominees are The 68th Annual Tony Awards, The Kennedy Center Honors, "The Normal Heart," "Peter Pan Live!, "Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays" and "The Trip to Bountiful."

"Peter Pan Live!" star Allison Williams
"Peter Pan Live!" star Allison Williams Photo by Nino Munoz/NBC

The winners will be announced at the 67th Annual DGA Awards on Feb. 7 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. "Glee" star Jane Lynch will host.

Among the nominations with theatrical ties were Ryan Murphy, for his work on the HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's landmark AIDS drama "The Normal Heart," as well as Tony Award winner Rob Ashford, who was nominated along with co-director Glenn Weiss on the NBC presentation of "Peter Pan Live!" Weiss was also nominated for his directorial work on the live telecast of the 68th Annual Tony Awards.

Nominees also include Drama Desk Award winner Michael Wilson for his work on Lifetime's "The Trip to Bountiful," starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, as well as Des McAnuff for "Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays," which aired on HBO.

Select nominees follows:

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Dan Attias "Homeland" ("13 Hours In Islamabad")
Jodie Foster "House Of Cards" ("Chapter 22")
Cary Joji Fukunaga "True Detective" ("Who Goes There")
Lesli Linka Glatter "Homeland" ("From A To B And Back Again")
Alex Graves "Game Of Thrones" ("The Children") Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series
Louis C.K. "Louie" ("Elevator: Part 6")
Jodie Foster "Orange Is The New Black ("Thirsty Bird")
Mike Judge "Silicon Valley" ("Minimum Viable Product")
Gail Mancuso "Modern Family" ("Vegas")
Jill Soloway "Transparent" ("Best New Girl")

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series
Rob Ashford and Glenn Weiss "Peter Pan Live!"
Lisa Cholodenko "Olive Kitteridge"
Uli Edel "Houdini"
Ryan Murphy "The Normal Heart"
Michael Wilson "The Trip To Bountiful"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming
Paul G. Casey "Real Time With Bill Maher ("#1226")
Dave Diomedi "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" ("Ep. #1")
Jim Hoskinson "The Colbert Report" ("#11040")
Don Roy King "Saturday Night Live" ("Host Jim Carrey/Musical Guest Iggy Azalea")
Chuck O'Neil ("The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" "Open‑Carrying To The Midterms")

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials
Hamish Hamilton "The 86Th Annual Academy Awards"
Louis J. Horvitz "The 37Th Annual Kennedy Center Honors"
Des Mcanuff "Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays"
Rich Russo "Super Bowl XLVIIII"
Glenn Weiss "The 68Th Annual Tony Awards"

For a full list of nominees, click here.

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