Looking polished and confident but still excited by the glitz in their second season on the circuit, Riley and Ushkowitz each asserted separately that the SAG Awards nods are a particularly special honor for the cast, because, as Riley put it, "Actors and actresses love our show!"
How do they know? Because the heavy-hitters tell them so directly.
"Last year at the SAG Awards, we met Meryl Streep," Ushkowitz said, giggling. "She was like, 'Enjoy the ride, you guys are amazing,' "
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-- Jessica Gelt
Photos: Amber Riley, left, and Jenna Ushkowitz at the SAG Awards. Credits: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times