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Producers Guild Announces 2011 Award Nominees

David Livingston/WireImage(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) -- In fewer than three weeks, ten films will contend for the top prize at the Producers Guild of America Awards. Nominees were announced Tuesday.

The films nominated for the top motion picture prize are The Artist, Bridesmaids, The Descendants, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Help, Hugo, The Ides Of March, Midnight In Paris, Moneyball and War Horse.

The PGA also announced five nominees for its animated motion picture category: The Adventures Of Tintin, Cars 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss In Boots and Rango.

The PGA previously announced nominees in the major TV categories, including top TV comedy series and top TV drama series.

Steven Spielberg, who directed The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse, will receive a special achievement honor at the PGA Awards, which will be held in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 21.

Here are the newly-announced categories:

Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Artist
Bridesmaids
The Descendants
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Help
Hugo
The Ides Of March
Midnight In Paris
Moneyball
War Horse


Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Adventures Of Tintin
Cars 2
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss In Boots
Rango


The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
Cinema Verite, HBO
Downton Abbey, Masterpiece, PBS
The Kennedys, ReelzChannel
Mildred Pierce, HBO
Too Big To Fail, HBO

Here are some of the previously-announced categories:

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy
30 Rock, NBC
The Big Bang Theory, CBS
Glee, Fox
Modern Family, ABC
Parks and Recreation, NBC

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Boardwalk Empire, HBO
Dexter, Showtime
Game of Thrones, HBO
The Good Wife, CBS
Mad Men, AMC

Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television
The Colbert Report, Comedy Central
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated
Real Time with Bill Maher, HBO
Saturday Night Live, NBC
The 64th Annual Tony Awards, CBS

Outstanding Producer of Competition Television

The Amazing Race, CBS
American Idol, Fox
Dancing with the Stars, ABC
Project Runway, Lifetime
Top Chef, Bravo

Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television
30 for 30, ESPN
American Masters, PBS
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Travel Channel
Deadliest Catch, Discovery Channel
Undercover Boss, CBS

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