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[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
HBO Receives 95 Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year; Elizabeth I Leads HBO Programming with 13 Nominations

[via press release from HBO]

HBO Receives 95 Emmy� Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year; Elizabeth I Leads HBO Programming With 13 Nominations

July 06, 2006

HBO received 95 Primetime Emmy� nominations, the most of all networks for the sixth year in a row, for the upcoming 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards�, which were announced today in Los Angeles.

Elizabeth I topped HBO's list of nominees with 13 nominations, while Mrs. Harris received 12 nominations and Six Feet Under received 9 nominations. In addition, Rome received 8 nominations, The Girl in the Cafe and The Sopranos received 7 nominations apiece, and Baghdad ER received 6 nominations.

HBO's Emmy� nominations this year include:

� 13 nominations overall for Elizabeth I, including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Helen Mirren), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Hugh Dancy, Jeremy Irons), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Tom Hooper), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Nigel Williams).

� 12 nominations overall for Mrs. Harris, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Ben Kingsley), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Annette Bening), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Ellen Burstyn, Cloris Leachman), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Phyllis Nagy), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Phyllis Nagy).

� 9 nominations overall for Six Feet Under, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Krause), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Frances Conroy), 2 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Joanna Cassidy, Patricia Clarkson), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Alan Ball), and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Alan Ball).

� 8 nominations overall for Rome.

� 7 nominations overall for The Girl in the Cafe, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kelly Macdonald), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Yates), and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard Curtis).

� 7 nominations overall for The Sopranos, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Michael Imperioli), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter, Tim Van Patten), and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Terence Winter).

� 6 nominations overall for Baghdad ER, including Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Jon Alpert, Matthew O'Neill).

� 5 nominations overall for Curb Your Enthusiasm, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Larry David), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Cheryl Hines), and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Robert B. Weide).

� 5 nominations overall for Entourage, including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Jeremy Piven), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Dan Attias, Julian Farino), and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Doug Ellin).

� 4 nominations overall for Extras, including 2 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Patrick Stewart, Ben Stiller), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Kate Winslet), and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant).

� 3 nominations overall for All Aboard! Rosie's Family Cruise, including Outstanding Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Shari Cookson).

� 3 nominations overall for Big Love, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Rodrigo Garcia).

� 2 nominations overall for Bill Maher: I'm Swiss, including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

� 2 nominations overall for Children of Beslan, including Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Ewa Ewart, Leslie Woodhead).

� 2 nominations overall for The Comeback, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Lisa Kudrow) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Michael Patrick King).

� 2 nominations overall for I Have Tourette's But Tourette's Doesn't Have Me, including Outstanding Children's Program.

� 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 2, George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing and Yesterday.

The Primetime Emmy Awards� will be announced Aug. 27.





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· BIG LOVE (HBO)
· COMEBACK, THE (HBO)
· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· ELIZABETH I (HBO)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· EXTRAS (HBO)
· GIRL IN THE CAFE, THE (HBO)
· MRS. HARRIS (HBO)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· ROME (HBO)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)





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