NBC.COM TAKES HOME EMMY FOR 'HEROES'
First Primetime Emmy Awarded to NBC.com For Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Media
BURBANK, Calif. - September 15, 2008 - NBC.com took home its first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Media for the "Heroes" and "Heroes" Evolutions sites. The site had four total nominations. It was announced at the Creative Arts ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 13th.
"We couldn't have done this without the incredible teams involved," said Vivi Zigler, President, NBC Universal Digital Entertainment. "From the creators and producers of 'Heroes' and our incredibly supportive colleagues at Universal Media Studios to all of the team members at NBC.com, everyone involved really got behind the project to give our fans the very best entertainment experience."
The other Primetime Emmy nominations this year included "Friday Night Lights" Spotlight on Austin, Jay Leno's Garage and "30 Rock": Kenneth the Web Page. NBC.com has received a number of awards for its digital entertainment experiences: the aforementioned Primetime Emmy for "Heroes" and "Heroes Evolutions," a Daytime Emmy Award for "The Office" webisodes, four Webby Awards and eight Honoree Recognitions, six TV Guide Online Video Awards and five Promax Awards.
Heroes Evolutions: http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/evolutions/
NBC.com, the Emmy Award-winning broadcast network website, is a leading online and mobile destination for television and interactive entertainment. With both derivative and web-exclusive programming, NBC.com pioneered the "360" experience with "Heroes 360," which gave viewers a way to extend their entertainment experience beyond the broadcast, and the first weekly social networking experience attached to a primetime entertainment program with "Dunder Mifflin Infinity." The site offers full episode streaming of many NBC Entertainment shows as well as short clips, interactive games and social networking, including user-generated content. NBC.com continually develops new ways for consumers to experience entertainment content on both existing and emerging platforms. The site is the recipient of multiple Emmy and Webby awards for its content and applications. Please log on to www.nbc.com to learn more.