‘American Hustle,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Modern Family’ win big at SAG Awards

American Hustle” was the big winner among films at the SAG Awards. It only won one of its two bids, but it was the big one: Best Ensemble Cast. The film also recently won Acting Ensemble from the Critics’ Choice Awards.

For the complete list of winners, click here.

Dallas Buyers Club” was passed over for Best Ensemble, but won both of its individual performance nominations: Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey) and Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto).

Cate Blanchett was named Best Actress for “Blue Jasmine,” continuing a sweep of Oscar precursor awards that also included victories at the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards.

12 Years a Slave” prevailed one of its four bids: Best Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o).

Lone Survivor” rounded out the film winners, claiming Best Stunt Ensemble.

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Breaking Bad” was SAG’s top TV drama, taking Best Drama Ensemble as well as Drama Actor (Bryan Cranston). It was Cranston’s second consecutive win, but the first for the series, which ended its run on AMC last September.

Maggie Smith was the surprise winner of Best Drama Actress for “Downton Abbey.” It’s her first individual win at the SAG Awards, though she has twice shared in ensemble honors: with the cast of “Downton” last year and the cast of the film “Gosford Park” in 2001.

Modern Family” continued its winning streak, being named Best Comedy Ensemble for a record fourth year in a row. More surprisingly, it won Best Comedy Actor for Ty Burrell, ending the unprecedented seven-year streak of Alec Baldwin (“30 Rock“).

Julia Louis-Dreyfus claimed Best TV Comedy Actress for “Veep,” her first SAG Award for the HBO series but her sixth overall after a combined five wins for individual and ensemble acting on “Seinfeld.”

Helen Mirren was the Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actress for “Phil Spector.” It’s her fifth career win, including another victory in this category for “Elizabeth I” in 2006.

Michael Douglas won TV Movie/Miniseries Actor for “Behind the Candelabra.” This completes the trifecta of TV awards for Douglas, who also won the Emmy and Golden Globe for his role as Liberace.

Game of Thrones” won Best Stunt Ensemble for the third year in a row.

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