HBO Receives 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, the Most of any Network this Year; Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Leads HBO Programming With 6 Emmys
September 17, 2007
HBO received 21 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most of any network, in the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards competition. The awards received by the network this year reflect the diversity of HBO's original programming, ranging from series to original movies to documentaries.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee topped HBO's list of winners with 6 awards, while The Sopranos, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts and Rome each received 3 awards.
HBO's Emmy wins this year include:
* 6 Emmys overall for Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, and Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie.
* 3 Emmys overall for The Sopranos, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Alan Taylor), and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Chase).
* 3 Emmys overall for When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, including Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Spike Lee), and Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.
* 3 Emmys overall for Rome, including Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series, Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series, and Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series.
* 2 Emmys overall for Entourage, including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Jeremy Piven) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half Hour) and Animation.
* 1 Emmy for Extras: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Ricky Gervais).
* 1 Emmy for Deadwood: Outstanding Makeup for a Series (Non-Prosthetic).
* 1 Emmy for The Addiction Project: Governors Award.
* 1 Emmy for Ghosts of Abu Ghraib: Outstanding Nonfiction Special.