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[09/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
HBO Receives 27 Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year; the Life and Death of Peter Sellers Leads All Shows with 9 Emmys(R)

[via press release from HBO]

HBO Receives 27 Primetime Emmy(r) Awards, The Most of Any Network This Year; The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Leads All Shows with 9 Emmys(r)

September 19, 2005

LOS ANGELES- HBO received 27 Primetime Emmy(r) Awards, the most of all networks, in the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy(r) Awards competition. The awards received by the network this year reflect the diversity of HBO's original programming, ranging from series and original movies to documentaries and family specials.

"The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" topped HBO's list of winners with 9 awards, the most Emmys(r) of any show, while "Deadwood" and "Warm Springs" received 5 awards apiece and "Death in Gaza" received 3 awards. HBO's Emmy(r) wins this year include:

9 Emmys(r) overall for "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Geoffrey Rush), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Hopkins), Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely), Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie, and Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

5 Emmys(r) overall for "Deadwood," including Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Costumes for a Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Series (Non-Prosthetic), and Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series.

5 Emmys(r) overall for "Warm Springs," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Jane Alexander), Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Dramatic Underscore), and Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie.

3 Emmys(r) overall for "Death in Gaza," including Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (James Miller), and Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

2 Emmys(r) overall for "Classical Baby," including Outstanding Children's Program and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Barbara Wierzhcowska).

2 Emmys(r) overall for "Lackawanna Blues," including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (S. Epatha Merkerson) and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

1 Emmy(r) for "Empire Falls": Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Paul Newman).





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· DEADWOOD (HBO)
· EMPIRE FALLS (HBO)
· LACKAWANNA BLUES (HBO)
· LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS, THE (HBO)
· WARM SPRINGS (HBO)





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