'Dark Knight,' 'Slumdog,' 'Button' nab nods

Editors of the films “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “The Dark Knight,” “Milk,” “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Frost/Nixon” were honored with noms for top drama at the 59th annual Ace Eddie Awards.

For comedy, “In Bruges,” “Mamma Mia!,” “Tropic Thunder,” “Wall-E” and “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” nabbed nods.

On the TV side, episodes of “Entourage,” “30 Rock” and “The Office” were nommed in the half-hour comedy category while “Boston Legal,” “Breaking Bad” and “Law & Order: SVU” earned nods for hour-long.

The Ace Eddie Awards will be handed out Feb. 15.

FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC):
“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” – Angus Wall & Kirk Baxter
“The Dark Knight” – Lee Smith, A.C.E.
“Frost/Nixon” – Mike Hill, A.C.E. & Dan Hanley, A.C.E.
“Milk” – Elliot Graham
“Slumdog Millionaire” – Chris Dickens

FEATURE FILM (COMEDY OR MUSICAL):
“In Bruges” – Jon Gregory, A.C.E.
“Mamma Mia!” – Leslie Walker
“Tropic Thunder” – Greg Hayden
“Vicky Cristina Barcelona” – Alisa Lepselter
“Wall-E” – Stephen Schaffer

HALF-HOUR SERIES FOR TELEVISION:
“30 Rock”: “Reunion” – Meg Reticker
“Entourage”: “Playing With Fire” – Jeff Groth
“The Office”: “Goodbye Toby” – Dean Holland & David Rogers

ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
“Boston Legal”: “True Love” – Craig Bench
“Breaking Bad”: “Pilot” – Lynne Willingham, A.C.E.
“Law & Order: SVU”: “Authority” – Karen Stern, A.C.E.

ONE-HOUR SERIES FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
“Crash”: “Los Muertos” – Eric Sears, A.C.E.
“True Blood”: “Strange Love” – Michael Ruscio, A.C.E.
“The Wire”: “More With Less” – Kate Sanford, A.C.E.

MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
“Bernard and Doris” – Andy Keir
“John Adams: Independence” – Melanie Oliver
“Recount” – Alan Baumgarten, A.C.E.

MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE FOR COMMERCIAL TELEVISION:
“24: Redemption” – Scott Powell, A.C.E.
“The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” – David J. Siegel, A.C.E.
“Lost”: “There’s No Place Like Home” – Henk Van Eeghen, A.C.E., Robert Florio, A.C.E. Mark J. Goldman, Stephen Semel, A.C.E.

DOCUMENTARY:
“Bush’s War” – Steve Audette
“Chicago 10” – Stuart Levy, A.C.E.
“Man on Wire” – Jinx Godfrey

REALITY SERIES:
“Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” – “New Orleans” – Eric Lasby
“The Deadliest Catch”: “Fresh Blood” – Kelly Coskran & Ed Greene
“Greensburg”: “The Tornado” – Leonard Feinstein

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