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Here Are the SAG Award Nominees

Finished bronze Screen Actors Guild Award statuettes at the American Fine Arts Foundry on January 19, 2012 in Burbank, California..The 18th Annual SAG Awards, which honors outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances in 13 categories including the distinctive ensemble awards, are to be held in Los Angeles on January 29, 2012.

The nominees for the festive, low-stakes SAG Awards were announced this morning, covering acting for both TV and film. It's mostly who you'd expect, with a few odd choices here and there — Sigourney Weaver on Political Animals? Nicole Kidman in The Paper Boy? And the nominees are:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Kevin Costner, HATFIELDS & McCOYS

Woody Harrelson, GAME CHANGE

Ed Harris, GAME CHANGE

Clive Owen, HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

Bill Paxton, HATFIELDS & McCOYS

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Nicole Kidman, HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

Julianne Moore, GAME CHANGE

Charlotte Rampling, RESTLESS

Sigourney Weaver, POLITICAL ANIMALS

Alfre Woodard, STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Steve Buscemi, BOARDWALK EMPIRE

Bryan Cranston, BREAKING BAD

Jeff Daniels, THE NEWSROOM

Jon Hamm, MAD MEN

Damian Lewis, HOMELAND

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Claire Danes, HOMELAND

Michelle Dockery, DOWNTON ABBEY

Jessica Lange, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM

Julianna Margulies, THE GOOD WIFE

Maggie Smith, DOWNTON ABBEY

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin, 30 ROCK

Ty Burrell, MODERN FAMILY

Louis CK, LOUIE
(FX)
Jim Parsons, THE BIG BANG THEORY

Eric Stonestreet, MODERN FAMILY

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Edie Falco, NURSE JACKIE

Tina Fey, 30 ROCK

Amy Poehler, PARKS AND RECREATION

Sofia Vergara, MODERN FAMILY

Betty White, HOT IN CLEVELAND

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Homeland
Mad Men

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Glee
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie
The Office

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Bradley Cooper, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
Daniel Day-Lewis, LINCOLN
John Hawkes, THE SESSIONS

Hugh Jackman, LES MISÉRABLES
Denzel Washington, FLIGHT

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Jessica Chastain, ZERO DARK THIRTY
Marion Cotillard, RUST AND BONE
Jennifer Lawrence, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
Helen Mirren, HITCHCOCK
Naomi Watts, THE IMPOSSIBLE

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Alan Arkin, ARGO

Javier Bardem, SKYFALL
Robert DeNiro, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
Philip Seymour Hoffman, THE MASTER
Tommy Lee Jones, LINCOLN

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Sally Field, LINCOLN
Anne Hathaway, LES MISÉRABLES
Helen Hunt, THE SESSIONS
Nicole Kidman, THE PAPERBOY

Maggie Smith, THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Argo
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Misérables
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Bourne Legacy
The Dark Knight Rises
Les Misérables
Skyfall

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Sons of Anarchy
The Walking Dead

Lifetime Achievement Award: Dick Van Dyke

Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images