For one night at least, Argo beat Lincoln in an award season pre-Oscar grudge match, coming out on top at the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards held Saturday night in Los Angeles.
Amidst the honorary kudos for Harvey Weinstein (Milestone Award), J.J. Abrams (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), and Russell Simmons (Visionary Award), the Guild also rewarded Modern Family, Wreck It Ralph, The Amazing Race along with Ben Affleck's Argo which took best picture.
Augmenting the star-studded veneer of the winners (see full list below) were presenters such as Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Channing Tatum and more.
Complete List of PGA Winners:
Producers: Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Producer: Clark Spencer
Searching For Sugar Man
Producers: Malik Bendjelloul, Simon Chinn
TV movie or mini-series:
Game Change (HBO)
Producers: Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Jay Roach, Amy Sayres, Steven Shareshian, Danny Strong
Producers: Henry Bromell, Alexander Cary, Michael Cuesta, Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Chip Johannessen, Michael Klick, Meredith Stiehm
Modern Family (ABC)
Producers: Cindy Chupack, Paul Corrigan, Abraham Higginbotham, Ben Karlin, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Morton, Dan O'Shannon, Jeffrey Richman, Chris Smirnoff, Brad Walsh, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker
American Masters (PBS)
Producers: Prudence Glass, Susan Lacy, Julie Sacks
Live Entertainment & Talk:
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
Producers: Meredith Bennett, Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien, Matt Lappin, Emily Lazar, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart
The Amazing Race (CBS)
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Elise Doganieri, Jonathan Littman, Bertram van Munster, Mark Vertullo
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)
Sesame Street (PBS)
30 Rock: The Webisodes (www.nbc.com)