SAG Awards nominations slugfest: Our editors dish TV surprises (Rami Malek) and snubs (Taraji P. Henson)

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Still scratching your head over all those strange Screen Actors Guild TV nominations and snubs? You’re not alone. Gold Derby editors Paul Sheehan, Chris Beachum, Daniel Montgomery and Marcus James Dixon rant and rave about this morning’s announcement in our new slugfest video (watch below), dishing everything from Rami Malek‘s surprise nomination for USA’s “Mr. Robot” to Taraji P. Henson‘s heartbreaking “Empire” snub.

We also make our early predictions in all of the TV races, where recent Emmy champs like “Game of Thrones” and Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”) may face challenges from reigning SAG winners like “Downton Abbey” and William H. Macy (“Shameless”).

Watch us come out swinging in the video below and then be sure to have your say in our TV forum, where Hollywood insiders hide behind cyber handles.

Also watch our editors’ slugfest dishing all the SAG film nominations

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