Oscar 2007: No Country for Old Men Wins PGA Award

February 2, 2008–The Coen brothers' “No Country for Old Men” took top honors at the 2008 Producers Guild Awards, thus increasing its chnaces of winning the Best Picture Oscar.

By receiving the Darryl F. Zanuck statue for best film, the modern Western, produced by Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, solidified its status as the frontrunner as it moves into the the final stretch of the once murky awards season.

The Josh Brolin-Tommy Lee Jones starrer has now pulled off the guild triple feat by also garnering the top prizes from the DGA and SAG.

The 4,000-member PGA also awarded HBO's “The Sopranos” top dramatic series during the Saturday gala held at the Beverly Hilton.

NBC's “30 Rock” repeated its recent Emmy feat by being named top comedy series.

Also taking trophies were Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation's “Ratatouille” (animated film), the Weinstein Co.'s “Sicko” (documentary film), HBO's “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” (long-form TV), Discovery Channel's “Planet Earth” (non-fiction TV) and Comedy Central's “The Colbert Report” (live entertainment/competition).