or


[07/16/09 - 12:17 PM]
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.





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 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)









[08/20/14 - 04:01 PM]
Syfy and Alcon TV Announce Shohreh Aghdashloo and Steven Strait Will Star in "The Expanse," New 10-Episode Space Opera
They'll join the previously announced Thomas Jane as the world-weary Detective Miller, a native of "the Asteroid Belt" between Mars and Jupiter.

[08/20/14 - 02:59 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Two New Live-Action Shows Sept. 13
Look for newcomers "Henry Danger" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" at 8:00/7:00c and 8:30/7:30c, respectively.

[08/20/14 - 02:17 PM]
FX's Acclaimed Anthology Series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" Premieres October 8
Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Michael Chiklis and Angela Bassett star in the latest installment, airing Wednesday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/20/14 - 02:15 PM]
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" Is Top of the Charts
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Friday, August 15.

[08/20/14 - 01:25 PM]
David Spade, Celebrity Pals Match Wits with NFL on FOX's Jay Glazer in "Fantasy Football Uncensored" on FOX Sports 1
Nick Swardson, Brody Stevens, Rascal Flatts' bassist Jay DeMarcus, MMA icon Chuck Liddell, No Filter's Katie Nolan and actor Jerry Ferrara will also compete.

[08/20/14 - 12:44 PM]
Syfy's "Wizard Wars" Makes Magic -- Conjures Up Over One Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 19.

[08/20/14 - 12:42 PM]
ABC and Twitter Offer a Special First Look at the Premiere of "Selfie" to Twitter Users
The show's pilot is now available in advance of its premiere, Tuesday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 12:30 PM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins "Nurse Jackie's" Seventh Season
He'll play a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus, and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend.

[08/20/14 - 12:11 PM]
4.5 Million Viewers Turn to WE tv on Night of "Braxton Family Values" and "SWV Reunited" Premieres
WE tv spins the numbers for Thursday, August 14.

[08/20/14 - 12:02 PM]
"Sports Jeopardy!" with Dan Patrick Premieres September 24 on Crackle
New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.

[08/20/14 - 12:01 PM]
"Brickleberry" Season 3 Premieres September 16 at 10:30 pm ET/PT; "Adam Devine's House Party" Season 2 Premieres September 9 at 10:30 pm ET/PT
The latter will then move into its permanent timeslot on Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.

[08/20/14 - 11:45 AM]
Mediacom Communications and The Walt Disney Company Sign Comprehensive Distribution Deal
Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN3, Fusion and retransmission consent for ABC Owned stations.

[08/20/14 - 10:36 AM]
"Kim of Queens" Returns to Rule Her Kingdom September 16
The series returns this fall for a second season with star Kim Gravel, one of the country's most successful and outspoken pageant coaches on a mission to find diamonds in the rough and transform them into confident young women.

[08/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
Witness the Birth of a Brave New World and Meet the 15 Pioneers Building "Utopia"
The series kicks off with a special three-night premiere, beginning on a special night, Sunday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/20/14 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Acclaimed Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" Season Three Pick-Ups
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episode orders, and will begin production in early 2015.