DGA TV Nominations Include Bill Hader, Donald Glover, and Sacha Baron Cohen

     January 7, 2019

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The Directors Guild of America Awards have announced nominees in their TV, commercials, and documentary categories ahead of tomorrow’s feature film nominations announcement. The TV nominations consist of a pretty swell batch, from Barry’s Bill Hader to Atlanta’s Donald Glover and Hiro Murai. On the drama side, Adam McKay scored a nomination for helming the Succession pilot, and Cary Joji Fukunaga received a much-deserved nomination in the Limited Series category for Maniac alongside Sharp Objects helmer Jean-Marc Vallée.

Check out the full list of DGA TV nominations below, and check back tomorrow for the film nominees. The winners will be announced on February 2nd.

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DRAMATIC SERIES

JASON BATEMAN
Ozark, “Reparations”
(Netflix)

Mr. Bateman’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Manager: Matthew Spiegel
• First Assistant Director: Peter Thorell
• Second Assistant Director: Jason Graham
• Second Second Assistant Director: Townson Wells

LESLI LINKA GLATTER
Homeland, “Paean to the People”
(Showtime)

Ms. Glatter’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Managers: Michael Klick, J. David Brightbill
• First Assistant Director: Sunday Stevens
• Second Assistant Director: Wendy Bledsoe

CHRIS LONG
The Americans, “START”
(FX)

Mr. Long’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Manager: Tyson Bidner
• First Assistant Director: Michelle Regina Iacobelli
• Second Assistant Director: Dave Fischer
• Location Manager: Michael Fucci

ADAM MCKAY
Succession, “Celebration”
(HBO)

Mr. McKay’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Manager: Regina Heyman
• First Assistant Director: Amy Lauritsen
• Second Assistant Director: Scott Bowers
• Second Second Assistant Director: Nicholas Notte
• Location Managers: Michael Kriaris, Patty Carey

DAINA REID
The Handmaid’s Tale, “Holly”
(Hulu)

Ms. Reid’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Manager: Joseph Boccia

COMEDY SERIES

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DONALD GLOVER
Atlanta, “FUBU”
(FX)

Mr. Glover’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Alex Orr
First Assistant Director: Veronica A. Hodge Hampton
Second Assistant Director: Amir R. Khan
Second Second Assistant Director: Danielle King

BILL HADER
Barry, “Chapter One: Make Your Mark”
(HBO)

Mr. Hader’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Managers: Mark Tobey, Aida Rodgers
First Assistant Director: Dale Stern
Second Assistant Director: Michelle Gritzer
Second Second Assistant Director: Chris Riddle
Additional Second Assistant Director: Gary Cotti

HIRO MURAI
Atlanta, “Teddy Perkins”
(FX)

Mr. Murai’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Alex Orr
First Assistant Director: Angela Gomes
Second Assistant Director: Amir R. Khan
Second Second Assistant Director: Danielle King

DANIEL PALLADINO
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “We’re Going to the Catskills!”
(Amazon)

Mr. Palladino’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Dhana Rivera Gilbert
First Assistant Director: Mariela Comitini
Second Assistant Directors: Soren Miltich, Luca Waldman
Second Second Assistant Director: Michael Crupi
Location Managers: Nick Thomason, Jose Guerrero

AMY SHERMAN PALLADINO
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “All Alone”
(Amazon)

Ms. Sherman Palladino’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Dhana Rivera Gilbert
First Assistant Director: Mariela Comitini
Second Assistant Director: Luca Waldman
Assistant Unit Production Manager: Meghan K. Wicker
Second Second Assistant Director: Billy Brennan
Additional Second Assistant Director: Lucas Isabella
Location Managers: Nick Thomason, Jose Guerrero

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MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND LIMITED SERIES

CARY JOJI FUKUNAGA
Maniac
(Netflix)

Mr. Fukunaga’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: John P. Fedynich
First Assistant Directors: Jon Mallard, Scott Bowers
Second Assistant Director: Scott Bowers
Second Second Assistant Directors: Alex Scricco, Mike Reiersen
Additional Second Assistant Directors: Mike Reiersen, Jakub Porembski
Location Manager: Ryan Smith

DAVID LEVEAUX (Directed By)
ALEX RUDZINSKI (Live Television Direction By)
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
(NBC)

Directorial Team:
Associate Directors: Carrie Havel, Adam Mishler, Sabrina Rufo Mishler
Lead Stage Manager: Garry Hood
Stage Managers: Cory Boulieris, Peter Epstein, Jeffry Gitter, Arthur Lewis, Seth Mellman, Jason Pacella, Cody Renard Richard, Karen Tasch Weiss

BARRY LEVINSON
Paterno
(HBO)

Mr. Levinson’s Directorial Team:
• Unit Production Managers: Lori Johnson, Amy Herman
• First Assistant Director: Karen Kane
• Second Assistant Director: Jason Graham
• Second Assistant Director: James Macolino
• Location Manager: Lynn Powers

BEN STILLER
Escape at Dannemora
(Showtime)

Mr. Stiller’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Managers: Adam Brightman, Bill Carraro
First Assistant Directors: Lisa M. Rowe, Lyda Blank, Phillip A. Patterson
Second Assistant Director: Kevin R. Shields
Second Second Assistant Director: Luke A. Crawford
Location Manager: Hyo Park

JEAN MARC VALLÉE
Sharp Objects
(HBO)

Mr. Vallée’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Managers: G.D. Fienberg, David Auge, Sean M. Gowrie
First Assistant Directors: Urs Hirschbiegel, Eric Lasko
Second Assistant Directors: Eric Lasko, Jeremy Reisig
Second Second Assistant Directors: Jeremy Reisig, Courtni Tresemer
Additional Second Assistant Directors: Jeff Overfield, Kate Pulley, Anneke Scott, Alina
Gatti, Deborah Chung

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VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING

PAUL G. CASEY
Real Time with Bill Maher, “#1633”
(HBO)

Mr. Casey’s Directorial Team:
Associate Director: Stacy Talbot
Stage Managers: Patrick Whitney, Brian Anderson

SACHA BARON COHEN, NATHAN FIELDER, DANIEL GRAY LONGINO, DAN MAZER
Who Is America?, “Episode 102”
(Showtime)

Directorial Team:
Associate Director: Melanie J. Elin
Stage Managers: Cassandra B. Laymon, Jason Inman

JIM HOSKINSON
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, “#480”
(CBS)

Mr. Hoskinson’s Directorial Team:
Associate Directors: Yvonne De Mare, Karen Yaeger
Stage Managers: Mark McKenna, Jeff Leib

DON ROY KING
Saturday Night Live, “Adam Driver; Kanye West”
(NBC)

Mr. King’s Directorial Team:
Associate Directors: Michael Mancini, Michael Poole, Bob Caminiti
Stage Managers: Gena Rositano, Chris Kelly

PAUL PENNOLINO
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, “Episode 502 Italian Election”
(HBO)

Mr. Pennolino’s Directorial Team:
Associate Director: Elliot Mendelson
Stage Managers: Mark McKenna, Craig Spinney

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