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Skyfall Up For Producer's Guild Gong

Argo & more also nominated

Skyfall

It might not have the cachet of, say, an Oscar or some of the higher profile guild awards, but the Producers Guild of America gong is the single most reliable Best Picture Oscar predictor. And while a lot of this year’s film nominees have been on other lists, it also opens the field up to movies – like Skyfall, for example – that haven’t been shown much love previously.

Yes, the reliable likes of Lincoln, Life Of Pi, Argo, Silver Linings Playbook, Django Unchained and Les Miserables are all present and correct. But there are also separate categories for animated films that sees such efforts as ParaNorman, Brave and Wreck-It Ralph nominated, plus documentaries and then the TV categories.

Goggle box-wise, it’s a mix of the expected (Homeland, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Downton Abbey in drama) and some nice surprises (Louie alongside the bigger hitters in comedy).

The winners will be announced on January 26.

FILM

PRODUCER OF THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES (DARRYL F. ZANUCK AWARD)

Argo
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life Of Pi
Lincoln
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

PRODUCER OF ANIMATED THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
Rise Of The Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph

PRODUCER OF DOCUMENTARY THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES
A People Underground
The Gatekeepers
The Island President
The Other Dream Team
Searching For Sugar Man

TV
PRODUCER OF LONG-FORM TELEVISION (DAVID L WOLPER AWARD)
American Horror Story
The Dust Bowl
Game Change
Hatfields & McCoys
Sherlock

PRODUCER OF EPISODIC TELEVISION, DRAMA (THE NORMAN FELTON AWARD)
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

PRODUCER OF EPISODIC TELEVISION, COMEDY (THE DANNY THOMAS AWARD)
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Louie
Modern Family

P**RODUCER OF NON-FICTION TELEVISION**
American Masters
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Deadliest Catch
Inside The Actors Studio
Shark Tank

Producer Of LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & TALK TELEVISION
The Colbert Report
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

For the full list, including reality TV, sports and digital categories, head to the Producers Guild site.