Directors of TV movies dealing with AIDS and Alzheimer's disease were among the nominees announced Thursday for the annual television awards that the Directors Guild of America bestows on its members.
John Erman, director of the CBS movie "Do You Remember Love," and Jeff Bleckner, who directed NBC's AIDS drama, "An Early Frost," were nominated as best director of a drama special of 1985, along with Lamont Johnson, director of NBC's "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story."
The guild said that its nominations for best motion picture director will be announced Wednesday. The awards will be handed out at dinners in Beverly Hills and New York March 8.
Here are other Directors Guild nominees in the TV categories.
COMEDY SERIES James Burrows, "Cheers," NBC.
Jay Sandrich, "The Golden Girls," NBC.
Peter Werner, "Moonlighting," ABC.
DRAMA SERIES, PRIME TIME Ray Danton, "Cagney & Lacey," CBS.
Paul Michael Glaser, "Miami Vice," NBC.
Will Mackenzie, "Moonlighting," ABC.