[12/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Mira Sorvino and Donald Sutherland Nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Lifetime Television's Critically Acclaimed Original Movie 'Human Trafficking'

[via press release from Lifetime]

Mira Sorvino and Donald Sutherland Nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Lifetime Television's Critically Acclaimed Original Movie 'Human Trafficking'

- Lifetime Television One of Only Two Basic Cable Networks to Receive Dual Nominations -

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 -- Marking Lifetime Television's rarefied membership as one of only two basic cable networks to receive dual 2005 Golden Globe nominations, Mira Sorvino and Donald Sutherland were nominated for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, respectively, for their roles in the network's critically-acclaimed "Human Trafficking," which became basic cable's most watched original movie of the year when it premiered on October 24th and 25th, averaging 5.5 million total viewers.

The nominations were announced Tuesday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Winners of the Golden Globes will be announced on January 16th.

A tough, uncompromising drama about the brutal realities behind the international trafficking of women and children for sex, "Human Trafficking" also starred BAFTA Award(R)-winning actor Robert Carlyle.

"Human Trafficking" was produced by Muse Entertainment for Lifetime Television. Executive Producer was Robert Halmi, Sr. ("The Lion in Winter," "Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven"). Christian Duguay (Lifetime's "Lies My Mother Told Me," "Joan of Arc," "Hitler") directed from a teleplay by Carol Doyle ("Veronica Guerin," "Washington Square") and Agatha Dominik ("The Sum of All Men," "I Know This Much is True"). Story by Carol Doyle. "Human Trafficking" was produced by Irene Litinsky ("The Wool Cap," "Baby For Sale"), Michael Prupas ("This is Wonderland," "Tales from the Neverending Story") and Christian Duguay.

LIFETIME is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. Launched in 1984, LIFETIME serves more than 89 million households nationwide. In 1998, LIFETIME launched Lifetime Movie Network, now in nearly 50 million homes, and in 2001, Lifetime Real Women. LIFETIME Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real Women, Lifetime Home Entertainment, Lifetime Radio for Women and Lifetime Online are part of LIFETIME Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.

SOURCE Lifetime Television
Web Site: http://www.lifetimetv.com

  [december 2005]  


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