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[07/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
HBO Receives 93 Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year

[via press release from HBO]

HBO Receives 93 Emmy(r) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year

July 14, 2005

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS AND WARM SPRINGS LEAD ALL SHOWS WITH 16 NOMINATIONS APIECE

"Deadwood" Receives 11 Nominations;

"Empire Falls" Receives 10 Nominations

LOS ANGELES -- HBO received 93 Primetime Emmy(r) nominations, the most of all networks for the fifth year in a row, for the upcoming 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards(r), which were announced today in Los Angeles.

"The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" and "Warm Springs" topped HBO's list of nominees with 16 nominations apiece, tied for the most nominations of any show on TV this season, while "Deadwood" received 11 nominations and "Empire Falls" received 10 nominations. In addition, "Carnivale" received 8 nominations, "Lackawanna Blues" received 7 nominations, and "Six Feet Under" received 5 nominations.

HBO's Emmy(r) nominations this year include:

16 nominations overall for "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Geoffrey Rush), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Charlize Theron), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Hopkins), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely).

16 nominations overall for "Warm Springs," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kenneth Branagh), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Cynthia Nixon), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Jane Alexander, Kathy Bates), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Joseph Sargent), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Margaret Nagle).

11 nominations overall for "Deadwood," including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Ian McShane), and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Gregg Fienberg).

10 nominations overall for "Empire Falls," including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Ed Harris), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Newman), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Joanne Woodward), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Fred Schepisi), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard Russo).

8 nominations overall for "Carnivale."

7 nominations overall for "Lackawanna Blues," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (S. Epatha Merkerson), and Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (George C. Wolfe).

5 nominations overall for "Six Feet Under," including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Frances Conroy).

4 nominations overall for "Death in Gaza," including Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (James Miller), and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Saira Shah).

3 nominations overall for "Da Ali G Show," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (James Bobin), and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

3 nominations overall for "Entourage," including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Jeremy Piven) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (David Frankel).

3 nominations overall for "Tracey Ullman: Live & Exposed," including Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program (Tracey Ullman).

2 nominations overall for "Real Time with Bill Maher," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

Other HBO nominees include "Classical Baby," "Last Letters Home: Voices of American Troops from the Battlefields of Iraq," "...Sometimes in April," "Whoopi: Back to Broadway - The 20th Anniversary" and "The Wire."

The Primetime Emmy Awards(r) will be announced Sept. 18.





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· CARNIVALE (HBO)
· DA ALI G SHOW (HBO)
· DEADWOOD (HBO)
· EMPIRE FALLS (HBO)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· LACKAWANNA BLUES (HBO)
· LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS, THE (HBO)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· SIX FEET UNDER (HBO)
· SOMETIMES IN APRIL (HBO)
· WARM SPRINGS (HBO)
· WIRE, THE (HBO)





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