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HBO Receives 99 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year; Grey Gardens Leads HBO Programming with 17 Nominations
"Gardens" was followed by 14 for "Into the Storm," 11 for "Generation Kill" and 10 for "Taking Chance."

[via press release from HBO]

HBO Receives 99 Primetime Emmy� Nominations, the Most of Any Network This Year; Grey Gardens Leads HBO Programming With 17 Nominations

July 16, 2009

HBO received 99 Primetime Emmy� nominations, the most of any network for the ninth year in a row, for the upcoming 61st Primetime Emmy Awards�, which were announced today in Los Angeles.

"Grey Gardens" led all HBO nominees with 17 nominations, while "Into the Storm" received 14 nominations, "Generation Kill" received 11 nominations and "Taking Chance" received 10 nominations.

HBO's Emmy� nominations this year include:

* 17 nominations for "Grey Gardens," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Ken Howard), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Jeanne Tripplehorn), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Michael Sucsy) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Michael Sucsy, Patricia Rozema).

* 14 nominations for "Into the Storm," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Brendan Gleeson), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Len Cariou), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Janet McTeer), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Thaddeus O'Sullivan) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Hugh Whitemore).

* 11 nominations for "Generation Kill," including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Susanna White) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Simon).

* 10 nominations for "Taking Chance," including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kevin Bacon), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Ross Katz) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (LtCol Michael R. Strobl, USMC (Ret.), Ross Katz).

* 6 nominations for "Flight of the Conchords," including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Jemaine Clement), Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (James Bobin) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie).

* 5 nominations for "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired," including Outstanding Nonfiction Special, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Marina Zenovich) and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Joe Bini, P.G. Morgan, Marina Zenovich).

* 4 nominations for "Entourage," including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Kevin Dillon) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Julian Farino).

* 4 nominations for "House of Saddam," including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Shohreh Aghdashloo).

* 3 nominations for "Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Chris Rock).

* 3 nominations for "In Treatment," including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Gabriel Byrne) and 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Hope Davis, Dianne Wiest).

* 3 nominations for "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency," including Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (CCH Pounder).

* 3 nominations for "Ricky Gervais: Out of England � The Stand-Up Special," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Ricky Gervais).

* 3 nominations for "True Blood."

* 3 nominations for "Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Marty Callner) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Will Ferrell).

* 2 nominations for "Little Britain USA."

* 2 nominations for "Real Time with Bill Maher," including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series (Hal Grant).

Other HBO nominees include "The Alzheimer's Project: Momentum in Science (Parts 1 and 2)," "Big Love," "China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province," "Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver," "The Memory Loss Tapes" and "Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery."

The Primetime Emmy� Awards will be announced Sept. 20.





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· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS (HBO)
· GENERATION KILL (HBO)
· GREY GARDENS (HBO)
· HOUSE OF SADDAM (HBO)
· IN TREATMENT (HBO)
· INTO THE STORM (HBO)
· LITTLE BRITAIN USA (HBO)
· NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY, THE (HBO)
· REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER (HBO)
· TAKING CHANCE (HBO)
· TRUE BLOOD (HBO)











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