PGA TV nominees are last year’s reruns

On Tuesday, the Producers Guild of America announced nominees for five television awards as well as the trio of top film prizes. Just as the guild follows the motion picture academy’s eligibility period by considering films released during the 2010 calendar year, so too it heeds to the TV academy’s schedule and nominates programs airing between June 1, 2009 and May 31, 2010.

This wrinkle in time means that both reigning Emmy champ “Modern Family” and Golden Globe winner “Glee” are only now getting their first PGA recognition while “Curb Your Enthusiasm” — which aired its most recent original episode on November 22, 2009 — is also in the running for the comedy series prize. Also in contention are reigning three-time champ “30 Rock” and 2007 winner “The Office.”

On the drama side, last year’s slate of nominees returns intact. Reigning two-time winner “Mad Men” faces off against “Breaking Bad,” “Dexter,” 2006 champ “Lost” and “True Blood.” Due to the eligibility window, HBO’s new marquee series “Boardwalk Empire” will have to wait till next year.

Both of the recent Emmy champs for telefilm (“Temple Grandin”) and mini-series (“The Pacific”) vie for the combined PGA prize against “”Murder on the Orient Express,” “Pillars of the Earth” and “You Don’t Know Jack.”

Winners will be revealed on Jan. 22 at a ceremony hosted by Judd Apatow at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

BEST TV COMEDY SERIES
“30 Rock”
“Curb Your Enthusiasm”
“Glee”
“Modern Family”
“The Office”

BEST TV DRAMA SERIES
“Breaking Bad”
“Dexter”
“Lost”
“Mad Men”
“True Blood”

BEST TV MOVIE/MINI
“Murder on the Orient Express”
“Pillars of the Earth”
“Temple Grandin”
“The Pacific”
“You Don’t Know Jack”

BEST NON-FICTION TV
“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”
“Deadliest Catch”
“Intervention”
“Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List”
“Undercover Boss”

BEST LIVE ENTERTAINMENT/COMPETITION TV
“The Amazing Race”
“The Colbert Report”
“Project Runway”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“Top Chef”

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