OITNB, Game of Thrones, Transparent Among Directors Guild Nominees

Directors Guild of America Nominations 2014

True Detective, Orange is the New Black and Transparent are among the first-time nominees for Directors Guild of America accolades, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Previously nominated series Modern Family, Game of Thrones, Homeland and House of Cards garnered repeat nods for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials.

Also of note: In the TV movie and miniseries category, NBC’s live adaptation of Peter Pan Live will go up against History’s Houdini and HBO’s The Normal Heart, among others.

The winners will be announced Feb. 7 at the guild’s annual awards dinner in Los Angeles. Scroll down for a list of top TV honors. For a complete list of nominees, click here.


Dan Attias, Homeland “13 Hours in Islamabad”
A security breach at the embassy has lasting ramifications.

Jodie Foster, House of Cards “Chapter 22”
The Underwoods face a personal scandal.

Cary Joji Fukunaga, True Detective “Who Goes There”
Detectives Martin Hart and Rust Cohle land upon a definitive suspect.

Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland “From A to B and Back Again”
Carrie’s operation is put in motion.

Alex Graves, Game of Thrones “The Children”
Season 4 finale


Louis C.K., Louie “Elevator Part 6”
Louie’s relationship with an Hungarian woman gets lost in translation.

Jodie Foster, Orange is the New Black “Thirsty Bird”
Season 2 premiere

Mike Judge, Silicon Valley “Minimum Viable Product”
Series premiere

Gail Mancuso, Modern Family “Vegas”
Season 5 vacation episode

Jill Soloway, Transparent “Best New Girl”
Mort and Mark attend a cross-dressing retreat in the woods.


Rob Ashford and Glenn Weiss, Peter Pan Live!

Lisa Cholodenko, Oliver Kitteridge

Uli Edel, Houdini

Ryan Murphy, The Normal Heart

Michael Wilson, The Trip to Bountiful