SG-1 earns three Saturn nominations
Tuesday - February 21, 2006 | by Sharon Fetter
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films has released its nominations for the 32nd Saturn Awards, to be given out May 2, 2006 in Universal City, California. The Stargate franchise picked up a total of four nominations in this year's prestigious genre awards.
Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis were both nominated in the Best Syndicated/Cable TV Series category, just as they were last year. SG-1 has won the award three times -- in 2000, 2004, and 2005.
Other contenders include Battlestar Galactica, The Closer, The 4400, and Nip/Tuck.
Ben Browder (Cameron Mitchell) received a nomination in the Best Actor On Television category, an award he won in 2005 for Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars and in 2002 for Farscape the series. His competition includes William Fichtner (Invasion), Matthew Fox (Lost), Jilian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), Wentworth Miller (Prison Break), and Tom Welling (Smallville).
Finally, Claudia Black (Vala Mal Doran) earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress On Television for her recurring role on SG-1 this season. She took home the Saturn for Best Actress on TV in 2005 for Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars.
Catherine Bell (The Triangle), Allison Mack (Smallville), Michelle Rodriguez (Lost), Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica) and Erica Durance (Smallville) were also nominated in this category. Durance is a Stargate SG-1 alum, having played Krista in Season Eight's "Affinity."
Check out the complete list of nominees at the Saturn Awards Web site.
(Thanks to 10ks for the tip)
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