HOLLYWOOD -- 'M-A-S-H' stars Alan Alda and Harry Morgan and directors of three episodes of 'Hill Street Blues' were nominated Tuesday for Directors Guild of America honors for the last television season.
Emile Ardolino and Clark Jones both picked up double nominations in the six TV categories for the awards for outstanding achievement to be presented March 13 at dinners held jointly at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and the Plaza Hotel in New York.
Motion picture and broadcast commerical directors will also be honored.
Ardolino was nominated twice for segments of the PBS 'Dance in America' series -- in the musical-variety category for 'The Spellbound Child' and in the documentary category for 'Nureyev & The Joffrey Ballet in Tribute to Nijinsky.'
Jones was nominated in the musical-variety category for the NBC special 'Sinatra -- The Man and His Music,' and in the actuality category for 'The 1981 Tony Awards' on CBS.
Alda and Morgan were nominated in the comedy series category for two segments of their M-A-S-H series on CBS -- 'The Life You Save' and 'Blood Brothers.' The third nominee is James Burrows for the 'Jim the Psychic' segment of the ABC series 'Taxi.'
The NBC series 'Hill Street Blues' got all three nominations in the dramatic series category -- David Anspaugh for the segment 'The Last White Man on East Ferry,' Georg Stanford Brown for the segment 'Up in Arms' and Robert Butler for the segment 'Hill Street Station.'
The third nomination in the musical-variety category went to Bill Davis and Tony Charmoli for the CBS special 'Lily -- Sold Out.'
The other nominees in the actuality category were Stan Harris for 'Command Performance at Ford's Theatre -- The Stars Meet the President' on NBC, and Doug Wilson for 'National Figure Skating Championships' on the 'ABC Wide World of Sports.'
Nominations in the documentary category went to Robert Guenette for 'Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark' on CBS, David Heeley for 'Starring Katharine Hepburn' on PBS and Harry Moses for the 'Jean Seberg' segment on 'The Mike Wallace Profiles' on CBS.
The other nominees in the specials category were Anthony Harvey and Anthony Page for 'The Patricia Neal Story' and Herbert Wise for 'Skokie,' both on CBS.
Nominations for best achievement in movie direction, announced earlier this month, went to Warren Beatty for 'Reds,' Hugh Hudson for 'Chariots of Fire,' Louis Malle for 'Atlantic City,' Mark Rydell for 'On Golden Pond' and Steven Spielberg for 'Raiders of the Lost Ark.'
Nominations for directors of commericals will be announced next week.