Tony winner Rob Ashford, Beth McCarthy-Miller and the directing team of NBC’s broadcast of The Sound of Music Live! have been nominated for a Directors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series. This is Ashford’s first DGA Award nomination.
The nominees in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series are:
* STEPHEN FREARS – Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (HBO)
* DAVID MAMET – Phil Spector (HBO)
* BETH McCARTHY-MILLER and ROB ASHFORD – The Sound of Music Live! (NBC)
* NELSON McCORMICK – Killing Kennedy (National Geographic Channel)
* STEVEN SODERBERGH – Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
Best of luck to the Sound of Music Director’s team!
The winners will be announced at a ceremony hosted by Jane Lynch on February 25.