or


[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Television Network Scores Six Emmy Wins Sunday Night, More Than Any Other Broadcast Network, Bringing ABC's Emmy Total to a Broadcast Network-Topping 16

[via press release from ABC]

ABC TELEVISION NETWORK SCORES SIX EMMY WINS SUNDAY NIGHT, MORE THAN ANY OTHER BROADCAST NETWORK, BRINGING ABC'S EMMY TOTAL TO A BROADCAST NETWORK-TOPPING 16

"Lost" Named Outstanding Drama Series and J.J. Abrams Receives Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series;

"Desperate Housewives'" Felicity Huffman Wins First Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Charles McDougall Wins Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series;

"Boston Legal's" James Spader Receives Second Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and William Shatner Captures Second for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama;

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Previously Won Outstanding Reality Program Award at Creative Arts Emmys

The ABC Television Network won six Emmys at Sunday night's 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, more than any other broadcast network. These wins bring ABC to a broadcast network-topping total of 16, including the network's previous 10 wins at the Creative Arts Emmys.

ABC secured major wins for Outstanding Drama Series for "Lost," Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Felicity Huffman for her work on "Desperate Housewives," Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for James Spader and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for William Shatner, both of "Boston Legal."

In addition to the Outstanding Drama Series award, "Lost" co-creator J.J. Abrams also received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series. The kudos come as the series' first season DVD set, released on September 6, has become the fastest-selling drama series for its first week of release in the TV on DVD market.

Director Charles McDougall won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for "Desperate Housewives."

At the previously announced Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on September 11, ABC won 10 awards. The complete, combined list of ABC winners follows (last night's wins in bold):

"Boston Legal"

* Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
James Spader

* Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
William Shatner

"Desperate Housewives"

* Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Felicity Huffman

* Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - "Pilot"
Charles McDougall

* Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
Scott Genkinger
Junie Lowry-Johnson, C.S.A.

* Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series
Michael Berenbaum, A.C.E., Editor ("Pilot")

* Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
Danny Elfman

* Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Kathryn Joosten as Mrs. McClusky

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"

* Outstanding Reality Program
Tom Forman, Executive Producer
Denise Cramsey, Co-Executive Producer
Mike Maloy, Supervising Producer
Conrad L. Ricketts, Senior Producer
Diane Korman, Producer
Emily Sinclair, Producer
Andy Lipson, Producer
Ty Pennington, Host

"George Lopez"

* Outstanding Art Direction for a Multi-Camera Series
John Shaffner, Art Director
Judi Giovanni, Set Decorator
("Leave it to Lopez"/"The Simple Life"/"Trouble in Paradise")

"Lost"

* Outstanding Drama Series "Pilot"
J.J. Abrams
Damon Lindelof
Bryan Burk
Carlton Cuse
Jack Bender
David Fury
Jesse Alexander
Javier Grillo-Marxuah
Jean Higgins
Sarah Caplan
Leonard Dick

* Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - "Pilot" (Part1 & Part 2)
J.J. Abrams

* Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
April Webster, C.S.A.
Mandy Sherman, C.S.A.
Alyssa Weisberg
Veronica Collins Rooney

* Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
Mary Jo Markey, A.C.E., Editor ("Pilot" Part 1 & Part 2)

* Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)
Michael Giacchino, Composer ("Pilot")

* Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series
Kevin Blank, Visual Effects Supervisor
Mitch Suskin, Visual Effects Supervisor
Archie Ahuna, Special Effects Supervisor
Jonathan Spencer Levy, CGI Supervisor
Benoit "Ben" Girard, CGI Supervisor
Laurent M. Abecassis, CGI Supervisor
Kevin Kutchaver, Visual Effects Compositor
Bob Lloyd, Visual Effects Compositor
("Pilot" Part 1 & Part 2)





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)











[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 08:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "Manhattan Love Story"
The previously announced special "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will fill its time period this coming Tuesday while a full hour of "Selfie" has been booked for November 4.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.