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Just as it did at the most recent Emmys, "Downton Abbey" will be submitted as a drama series at both the Golden Globes and SAG Awards. That marks a shift from the movie/miniseries genre where it contended last year.  -Insertgroups:12- As a miniseries, the first season of "Downton Abbey" won the top program prize at both the 2011 Emmys and Golden Globes. The SAG Awards do not include an ensemble prize for TV movies and miniseries.   Rather than try and pitch the second season as a sequel to the original miniseries, producers acknowledged it is now a full-fledged drama series. As such, it reaped 16 Emmy nominations,  including Best Drama Series, but won just two awards -- Drama Supporting Actress (Maggie Smith) and Hairstyling).  Compare that to its success in the TV movie/miniseries genre at the 2011 Emmys where, in addition to taking Best TV Movie/Miniseries, it also won for directing, »


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