For it's leading with 12 nods for various catagories:
'Battlestar Galactica' Leads Genre Awards Field With 12 Nods
Author: Michael Hinman
Source: SyFy Portal
Beginning April 25, for the sixth time, fans visiting SyFy Portal will be able to choose their favorites of television and the movies from the past year in the almost-annual SyFy Genre Awards.
For the past few months, a diverse nominating committee has been pouring over the dozens of actors, shows, movies, and episodes that are eligible for this year's Genre Awards. The decisions were tough, but a nominating slate is now ready.
Breaking an overall record this year is "Battlestar Galactica," which is leading the pack with 12 nominations. That includes best actor and best actress nods for Edward James Olmos (Cmdr. William Adam) and Mary McDonnell (President Laura Roslin). James Callis (Dr. Gaius Batlar) and Michael Hogan (Col. Saul Tigh) are competing for Best Supporting Actor. And Katee Sackhoff (Starbuck), Tricia Helfer (Number Six) and Grace Park (Boomer) are all competing for Best Supporting Actress.
Also getting a handful of nominations was the new ABC series "Lost" with six. Matthew Fox (Jack Shepard) is up for Best Actor, Terry O'Quinn (John Locke)for Best Supporting Actor, and Malcolm David Kelley (Walt Lloyd) for Best Young Actor.
The Stargate series combined for nine nominations, including five for "SG-1" and four for "Atlantis."
Joe Flanigan (Maj. John Sheppard) is up for Best Actor, while David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay) is up for Best Supporting Actor and Rachel Luttrell (Teyla) is up for Best Supporting Actress, all for "Atlantis."
For "SG-1," Amanda Tapping (Lt. Col. Samantha Carter) is competing for Best Actress. and, Michael Shanks (Daniel Jackson) for Best Supporting Actor.
Voting begins April 25 and runs through May 25, with winners being announced May 31. Visitors to SyFy Portal can vote once per day per e-mail address on our special ballot that is made available during the voting period.
Here are this year's nominees:
Ben Browder, "Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars"
Joe Flanigan, "Stargate: Atlantis"
Matthew Fox, "Lost"
Edward James Olmos, "Battlestar Galactica"
Nick Stahl, "Carnivale"
Patricia Arquette, "Medium"
Claudia Black, "Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars"
Jennifer Garner, "Alias"
Mary McDonnell, "Battlestar Galactica"
Amanda Tapping, "Stargate SG-1"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR/Television
James Callis, "Battlestar Galactica"
David Hewlett, "Stargate: Atlantis"
Michael Hogan, "Battlestar Galactica"
Terry O'Quinn, "Lost"
Michael Shanks, "Stargate SG-1"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS/Television
Amy Acker, "Angel"
Tricia Helfer, "Battlestar Galactica"
Rachel Luttrell, "Stargate: Atlantis"
Grace Park, "Battlestar Galactica"
Katee Sackhoff, "Battlestar Galactica"
Jim Carrey, "Lemony Snickett's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
Ron Perlman, "Hellboy"
Keanu Reeves, "Constantine"
Liev Schreiber, "The Manchurian Candidate"
Will Smith, "I, Robot"
Sarah Michelle Gellar, "The Grudge"
Milla Jovovich, "Resident Evil: Apocalypse"
Kiera Knightley, "King Arthur"
Julianne Moore, "The Forgotten"
Kate Winslet, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
BEST YOUNG ACTOR
Conchita Campbell, "The 4400"
Malcolm David Kelley, "Lost"
Daniel Radcliffe, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
Amber Tamblyn, "Joan of Arcadia"
Sofia Vassilieva, "Medium"
BEST SPECIAL GUEST/Television
Claudia Black, "Prometheus Unbound," Stargate SG-1
Jeffrey Combs, "The Aenar," Star Trek: Enterprise
Mira Furlan, "Solitary," Lost
Richard Hatch, "Bastille Day," Battlestar Galactica
Callum Keith Rennie, "Flesh and Bone," Battlestar Galactica
"33," Battlestar Galactica
"Act of Contrition," Battlestar Galactica
"Not Fade Away," Angel
"Prometheus Unbound," Stargate SG-1
BEST COMIC BOOK ISSUE
"Astonishing X-Men (Vol. 1)," Joss Whedon (Marvel)
"Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits," Garth Ennis (DC Comics)
"Identity Crisis No. 1," Brad Meltzer (DC Comics)
"Identity Crisis, No. 6," Brad Meltzer (DC Comics)
"Original Sins (Hellblazer, Book 1)," Jamie Delano (DC Comics)
"1634: The Galileo Affair," Eric Flint
"Ancestors of Avalon: A Novel of Atlantis and the Ancient British Isles," Marion Zimmer Bradley
"Cally's War," John Ringo and Julie Cochrane
"Shadow of Saganami," David Weber
"Star Trek: Worlds of Deep Space Nine: Trill and Bajor, Vol. 2," Andy Mangels, Michael A. Martin, J. Noah Kym
Battlestar Galactica, SciFi Channel
Stargate: Atlantis, SciFi Channel
Stargate SG-1, SciFi Channel
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
James Cameron (writer, director)
Peter Jackson (director)
Ronald D. Moore (writer, producer)
Steven Spielberg (director)
H.G. Wells (author)