SG-1 grabs four Saturn nominations|
Anderson, Tapping, Shanks honored
April 5, 2001
In the Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series category, SG-1 faces stiff competiton: "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda," "The Beastmaster," "Farscape," "The Invisible Man" and "The Outer Limits."
Richard Dean Anderson ("Colonel Jack O'Neill") was nominated for Best Actor on Television, facing Jason Behr ("Roswell"), David Boreanaz ("Angel"), Ben Browder ("Farscape"), Robert Patrick ("The X-Files"), and Kevin Sorbo ("Gene Rodenberry's Andromeda").
Amanda Tapping ("Major Samantha Carter") snagged a nomination for Best Supporting Actress on Television. Her competition includes Alyson Hannigan ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Katherine Heigl ("Roswell"), Juliet Landau ("Angel"), Jeri Ryan ("Star Trek: Voyager"), and Michelle Trachtenberg ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer").
Finally, Michael Shanks ("Dr. Daniel Jackson") was nominated for Best Supporting Actor on Television. He faces Alexis Denisof ("Angel"), Brandan Fehr ("Roswell"), Anthony Stewart Head ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), James Marsters ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), and Michael Weatherly ("Dark Angel").
The show improved on its number of nominations over last year, when it was nominated for Best Actor on Television (Richard Dean Anderson, losing to David Boreanaz of "Angel"), Best Supporting Actress (Amanda Tapping, losing to Justina Vail of "Seven Days"), and Best Syndicated Television Series (winning the award).
The Saturn Awards will be presented June 12 in Los Angeles. Find a complete list of nominees at SciFi Wire
(Thanks to Sue Beattie, Star, Penfold, and Ron Wolfe for the tip!)