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Bryan Cranston received nominations in both the comedy and drama categories for the 66th Directors Guild of America Awards.

Cranston was nominated for outstanding directorial achievement in a dramatic series for Breaking Bad's "Blood Money," and outstanding directorial achievement in a comedy series for Modern Family's "The Old Man & The Tree."

On the dramatic side, Cranston is up against Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan for the show's series finale, "Felina," David Fincher for House of Cards' "Chapter 1," Lesli Linka Glatter for Homeland's "The Star," and David Nutter for Game of Thrones' "The Rains of Castamere."

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In the comedy genre, Cranston will compete with Mark Cendrowski for The Big Bang Theory's "The Hofstadter Insufficiency," Gail Mancuso for Modern Family's "My Hero," Anthony Rich for The Big Bang Theory's "The Love Spell Potential," and Beth McCarthy-Miller for 30 Rock's series finale, "Hogcock!/Last Lunch."

McCarthy-Miller was also nominated in the movies for television and miniseries category for directing The Sound of Music Live!, along with Rob Ashford. The duo will go up against Stephen Frears for Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, David Mamet for Phil Spector, Nelson McCormick for Killing Kennedy and Steven Soderbergh for Behind the Candelabra.

See the full list of TV and film nominees here.