or


[07/19/07 - 07:44 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Celebrates 85 Primetime Emmy Nominations
The network scored nominations in four of the five series categories - Comedy, Drama, Reality and Reality-Competition.

[via press release from ABC]

DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP CELEBRATES 85 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATIONS

ABC Television Network Receives 70 Nominations for the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, More Than Any Other Broadcast Network and Up Six from Last Year, Including 11 Nominations for "Ugly Betty," 10 for "Grey's Anatomy" And Nine for "The 79th Annual Academy Awards"

ABC Leads All Networks with Nominations in the Comedy, Drama, Reality and Reality-Competition Categories

"Ugly Betty" Receives First Nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series, "Boston Legal" Recognized with a Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, and "Grey's Anatomy" Captures Second Straight Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series

"Dancing with the Stars" and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Receive Nods in the Reality-Competition and Reality Series Categories

Oscar and Emmy Award Winner Sally Field and Emmy Award Winner Felicity Huffman Receive Nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for "Brothers & Sisters" and "Desperate Housewives"

Disney Channel Scores Four Nominations, Including Outstanding Children's Program for "Hannah Montana," "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "That's So Raven"

ABC Studios Receives 56 Nominations � The Most Ever for the Studio, Up 12 from Last Year -- Including Outstanding Drama Series for "Grey's Anatomy," Outstanding Comedy Series for "Ugly Betty" and Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for "The Amazing Race"

Disney-ABC Television Group captured 85 Primetime Emmy nominations, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This total reflects nominations for ABC, ABC Studios and Disney Channel programming.

The ABC Television Network received an astonishing 70 nominations for the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, more than any other broadcast network. The network scored nominations in four of the five series categories � Comedy, Drama, Reality and Reality-Competition. Golden Globe Award winner "Ugly Betty" earned 11 nominations, including its first for Outstanding Comedy Series, a first-time nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for America Ferrera, and a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nod for Vanessa Williams. "Ugly Betty" executive producer Salma Hayek and Judith Light received nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

"Ugly Betty" was also recognized in the following categories: Art Direction, Casting, Costumes, Directing, Hairstyling and Main Title Design.

Golden Globe winning drama series "Grey's Anatomy" received a total of ten nominations. The series received its second straight nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. Outstanding Supporting Actress nominations went to Katherine Heigl, Chandra Wilson and Sandra Oh. T. R. Knight was honored with an Outstanding Supporting Actor nomination. Kate Burton and Elizabeth Reaser received nominations for Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

Additional nominations for "Grey's Anatomy" include Prosthetic Makeup and Special Visual Effects.

"Boston Legal" received a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. Additionally, previous Emmy winner James Spader was recognized for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Emmy winner William Shatner received a nomination for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and Christian Clemenson for Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

Additional nominations for "Boston Legal," include Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series.

"Brothers & Sisters" received nominations for Sally Field for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Rachel Griffiths for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and was recognized for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series.

"Desperate Housewives" garnered six nominations, including previous Emmy winner Felicity Huffman for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Guest Actress recognitions for Dixie Carter and Laurie Metcalf. The additional nominations are for Casting, Costumes and Hairstyling.

"Lost" found itself with six nominations, including two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Michael Emerson and Terry O'Quinn. Other nominated categories were in Directing for a Drama Series, Single-Camera Picture Editing, Sound Editing and Writing for a Drama Series for the season finale episode, "Through the Looking Glass."

"Dancing with the Stars" received a repeat nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, as well as nods for Outstanding Choreography, Multi-Camera Picture Editing, Hairstyling, Lighting Direction, Makeup for a Series (Non-Prosthetic), Music Direction and Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video for a Series.

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" received two nominations, Outstanding Reality Program and Picture Editing for Reality Programming.

"The 79th Annual Academy Awards" received nine nominations, including Outstanding Art Direction, Picture Editing, Hairstyling, Lighting Direction, Music Direction, Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program, Special Class Program, Sound Mixing and Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

"The Path to 9/11" received a total of seven nominations, including Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or Special, Cinematography, Single-Camera Picture Editing, Main Title Design, Music Composition, Sound Editing and Special Visual Effects.

"According to Jim" received a nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series. The series won in this category last year.

ABC variety series "Jimmy Kimmel Live" received a nomination for Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video for a Series. The series is produced by Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios.

Disney Channel received four nominations, three of them are in the Outstanding Children's Program category � "Hannah Montana," "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "That's So Raven." The additional nomination is for "Return to Halloween" in the Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie category.

ABC Studios received 56 nominations, the most ever for the studio, including series acknowledgements for Outstanding Drama Series for "Grey's Anatomy," Outstanding Comedy Series for "Ugly Betty" and Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for "The Amazing Race."

ABC Studios-produced series "Scrubs" received five nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, Music Direction, Original Music and Lyrics and Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series.

"Ghost Whisperer," produced by Sander/Moses Production in association with ABC Studios and CBS Paramount Network Television, received a nomination for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score).

The Disney-ABC Television Group is home to all of The Walt Disney Company's worldwide entertainment and news television properties. The Group includes the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel's worldwide portfolio of kids channels, ABC Family and SOAPnet; as well as television production and syndication divisions ABC Studios, Walt Disney Television Animation, Disney-ABC Domestic Television and Disney-ABC International Television. Disney-ABC Television Group also manages the Radio Disney Network in addition to the Company's equity interest in Lifetime Entertainment Services and A&E Television Networks.

The Primetime Emmy ceremony will be telecast on Sunday, September 16, 2007.





  [july 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· PATH TO 9/11, THE (ABC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)









[04/16/14 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for "I Wanna Marry 'Harry'" Which Debuted Moments Ago During "American Idol XIII"
The newcomer launches Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[04/16/14 - 05:48 PM]
Video: This Summer, You Won't Be Able to Look Away - "The Strain" - Only on FX
Check out the latest tease for the new drama, premiering on FX this summer.

[04/16/14 - 05:44 PM]
Video: Gaining Power, Surrendering Control - "Tyrant's" Rule Begins This Summer
Watch the first promo for the series, due this summer on FX.

[04/16/14 - 04:26 PM]
NBC Flips "American Dream Builders," "Dateline" on Sunday Nights
"American Dream Builders" will now lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c followed by "Dateline NBC" at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/16/14 - 04:05 PM]
MTV's Hit Series Proves It's Still Cool to Be "Awkward" in Season Four
MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 02:59 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Tops Demos, "NCIS" Leads Viewers
Plus: numbers for ESPN's "30 for 30: Soccer Stories," MTV's "Awkward" and FX's "Fargo."

[04/16/14 - 12:30 PM]
Two-Time Oscar(R) Nominee Jeremy Renner to Narrate "The World Wars"
The three-night event series premieres Memorial Day, May 26 at 9:00/8:00c on History.

[04/16/14 - 12:08 PM]
Chicago Fire Host New England Revolution Saturday at 4 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The two teams last met in September when Chicago's Alex scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute of play to put the Fire ahead 3-2.

[04/16/14 - 12:07 PM]
Strong Debut for FX's Universally Acclaimed Limited Series Fargo?" You Betcha!!!
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 12:04 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Broadcasts Live from the White House Easter Egg Roll April 21, 2014
Michael Strahan will broadcast live from the annual White House Easter Egg Roll in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden outside of the East Wing of the White House.

[04/16/14 - 11:42 AM]
ESPN's Coverage of 2014 Men's Division I Frozen Four Increases Viewership
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 10 and Saturday, April 12.

[04/16/14 - 11:39 AM]
TLC Explores the Fast-Paced Lives and Memorable Stories of Emergency Medical Techs in New Series "OMG EMT!"
The four-part series bows Saturday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/16/14 - 11:03 AM]
Time and Network for ESPN's 2014 Season-Opening Neutral Site College Football Schedule
The lineup will showcase five teams ranked in an early ESPN.com preseason top 25 poll for 2014 on Saturday, August 30.

[04/16/14 - 10:48 AM]
Princess Twilight Sparkle Struggles to Prove Herself as a Princess in the Fourth Season Finale of "My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic" on the Hub Network, May 10
In addition, on April 28, a new My Little Pony game, "My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Rainbow Falls Flight School" will launch on HubNetwork.com.

[04/16/14 - 10:38 AM]
2014 WNBA Draft: Most-Watched Ever on ESPN2
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.