'Ugly Betty' Leads ALMA Award Nominations
The cast of Ugly Betty is to be honored with the Outstanding Performance of a Latino/Latina-Led Ensemble in a Television Series special achievement prize, while writer Silvio Horta is nominated in the Outstanding Writing for a Television Series category for the episode entitled Jump. Director Linda Mendoza is also up for contention in the Outstanding Director of a Television Series award, for her work on the Betty's Baby Bump segment.
Without A Trace star Enrique Murciano is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Television Series, and his co-star Roselyn Sanchez is nominated in the female equivalent. Scriptwriter Jose Molina has been recognized in the Outstanding Writing for a Television Series for the Without You episode.
Meanwhile, the stars of Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place have also scored nominations - Jake T. Austin and co-stars Selena Gomez and Maria Canals-Barrera will fight it out in the male and female categories for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Television Series.
Other nominees include Desperate Housewives actor Ricardo Chavira and Lost's Jorge Garcia for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Television Series; Grey's Anatomy's star Sara Ramirez for Outstanding Actress In A Drama Television Series; and Two and A Half Men's Charlie Sheen for Outstanding Male Performance In A Comedy Television Series.
The nominations were announced on Monday and the winners will be unveiled at a ceremony hosted by Eva Longoria Parker on August 17th. The show will air on U.S. TV on September 12th.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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