Miramax has two contenders up for Producers Guild award

Two Miramax films, "Chicago" and "Gangs of New York," are among the six nominated for the producer of the year award by the Producers Guild of America.

They will compete for top honors with New Line Cinema's "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," IFC Films' "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," Columbia/Sony Picture Entertainment's "Adaptation" and DreamWorks' "Road to Perdition."

This is the first time six movies have been nominated in the feature film category, a result of two tying for fifth place. The guild said the winner of its award has won the best picture Oscar nine of the past 13 years.

Nominations also were announced in four TV categories. They included, for drama series, NBC's "The West Wing," Fox's "24," CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and HBO's "The Sopranos" and "Six Feet Under," and, for comedy series, CBS' "Everybody Loves Raymond," Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle," NBC's "Will & Grace" and HBO's "Sex and the City" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Nominated in the TV movie category were A&E;'s "Shackleton" and four HBO programs: "Live From Baghdad," "Path to War," "The Gathering Storm" and "The Laramie Project."

Winners will be announced March 2 at Century Plaza Hotel.

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