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AMC Nabs Nine Satellite Award Nominations for Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and The Walking Dead

The International Press Academy announced their nominees for the 18th Annual Satellite Awards and AMC garnered nine nominations.  Breaking Bad received four and Mad Men received three while The Walking Dead and The Killing received one each.


Mad Men and Breaking Bad are both nominated for Best Drama Series and will compete against Showtime’s Masters of Sex, Sundance Channel’s Rectify, Netflix’s House of Cards and FX’s The Americans.


Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm and Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston will face for the drama category’s Best Actor award against Jeff Daniels from HBO’s The Newsroom, Kevin Spacey from Netflix’s House of Cards, Aden Young from Sundance Channel’s Rectify, and Michael Sheen from Showtime’s Masters of Sex.


For Best Supporting Actor, Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul, Mad Men‘s James Wolk, and The Killing‘s Peter Sarsgaard compete against Nikolaj Coster-Waldau from HBO’s Game of Thrones, Jimmy Smits from FX’s Sons of Anarchy and Jon Voight from Showtime’s Ray Donovan.


The Walking Dead is in the running for Best Genre Series against HBO’s Game of Thrones, FX’s American Horror Story, ABC’s Once Upon a Time and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and BBC America’s Orphan Black.


The Satellite Awards are presented by the International Press Academy (IPA), an entertainment media association with voting members worldwide who represent domestic and foreign markets via print, TV, radio, blogs and other content platforms for virtually every notable outlet.


The awards will be presented during a ceremony on Sun., Feb. 23.
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