The Producers Nominate The Dark Knight !


Things are looking good for The Dark Knight‘s possible Best Picture nomination at the Oscars as The Producers Guild of America has just nominated the movie for its annual Producers Guild Awards taking place Saturday, January 24 at the Hollywood Palladium. The Dark Knight is going up against The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk and Slumdog Millionaire for Best Picture.

The Screen Actors Guild previously nominated Heath Ledger for Best Supporting Actor and The Dark Knight for Best Stunt Ensemble. That awards ceremony takes place on Jan. 25.

This Wednesday, the Writers Guild of America will announce its nominees, while the Oscar nominations will be announced on Jan. 22.

The Producer Guild of America’s documentary nominees are Man on Wire, Standard Operating Procedure and Trouble the Water. The animated nominees include Bolt, Kung Fu Panda and WALL•E.

In the television categories, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Entourage,” “The Office,” “30 Rock” and “Weeds” received nominations for Best Comedy, “Boston Legal,” “Damages,” “Dexter,” “Lost” and “Mad Men” for Best Drama, “Deadliest Catch,” “Frontline,” “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List,” “60 Minutes” and “This American Life” for Non-Fiction, “The Amazing Race,” “The Colbert Report,” “Project Runway,” “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Top Chef” for Live Entertainment and Competition, and “24: Redemption,” “Bernard and Doris,” “John Adams,” “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Recount for Long-Form.