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[08/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
ABC's Hit Comedy "Modern Family" Captures Six Emmy Awards, the Most for Any Series
The Disney/ABC Television Group details its 19 Emmy wins.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC'S HIT COMEDY "MODERN FAMILY" CAPTURES SIX EMMY AWARDS, THE MOST FOR ANY SERIES, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES IN ITS FIRST SEASON, A FIRST-EVER EMMY AWARD FOR ERIC STONESTREET FOR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES, AND A WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES WIN FOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS/WRITERS STEVEN LEVITAN AND CHRISTOPHER LLOYD

DISNEY/ABC Television Group Totals 19 Emmy Awards

ABC Network Led All Broadcasters with 18 Emmy Awards

"Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" Cooks Up a Reality Series Win

Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie" Celebrates Outstanding Children's Program Win

"Disney Prep & Landing" Celebrates Animation Program Win

ABC Network's critically acclaimed freshman hit comedy series, "Modern Family," swept more categories than any other series with three wins, including the top comedy series prize, at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, presented last night. In addition to winning for Outstanding Comedy Series, "Modern Family's" Eric Stonestreet captured his first-ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and executive producers Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd took the Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series prize for the pilot episode.

"Modern Family" won a total of six Emmys, with the other three awards for Casting, Sound Mixing and Picture Editing announced at the Creative Arts Emmys on Aug. 21.

With the combination of wins at the Primetime ceremony and the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Disney/ABC Television Group won a total of 19 awards, with ABC leading all broadcast networks with a total of 18 wins.

ABC's "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" series captured a first-time win for Reality Program, and Walt Disney Animation Studios and ABC were big winners in the animation category at the Creative Emmy Awards announced on August 21, as their holiday special "Disney Prep & Landing" took home four Emmys, the most for any broadcast program, including one for Outstanding Animated Program. Individual Achievement Emmy Awards were also presented for storyboard artist Joe Mateo, art director Andy Harkness and background key designer William M. George III. "Disney Prep & Landing" is ABC's first television special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Producers from Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series at the Creative Arts Emmys.

Additional winners announced at the Creative ceremony include: Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) for "Grey's Anatomy"; Outstanding Costumes for a Variety/Music Program or a Special for "Jimmy Kimmel Live"; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or a Special for "Dancing with the Stars"; Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety, Music or Nonfiction

Programming for the "82nd Annual Academy Awards"; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series for "Lost"; Outstanding Stunt Coordination for "FlashForward" and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series for "Dancing with the Stars."





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· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· JAMIE OLIVER'S FOOD REVOLUTION (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE (DISNEY)











[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" Soars on FXX - Day 1 of 12-Day Marathon Delivers Record-Breaking Numbers for Nascent Channel
FXX spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 01:53 PM]
2015 NASCAR Schedule to Be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on Special Edition of "NASCAR America" on NBCSN
Host Rick Allen will be joined by NBC Sports Group NASCAR analysts Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty and Frank Stoddard to present the schedule and discuss the selected dates, tracks, and overall 2015 NASCAR calendar.

[08/22/14 - 12:38 PM]
Oscar-Winner Stephen Gaghan to Direct "White City" Pilot for AMC
The project is an adventure story set in the somewhat surreal ex-pat world of near-present Afghanistan, one of the most discussed and least understood places on earth.

[08/22/14 - 11:43 AM]
"Red Band Society" Fans Banded Together to Help FOX Raise $100,000 for Charity Partners and Unlock the Debut Episode
The "Pilot" episode is available now until Tuesday, August 26 at 5:00 PM ET on multiple platforms.

[08/22/14 - 11:30 AM]
A Special "Lost"-Themed Episode of "Phineas and Ferb" to Premiere Monday, September 29 on Disney XD
The episode, titled "Lost in Danville," also guest stars Jane Kaczmarek and Rob Morrow.

[08/22/14 - 11:26 AM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life Special Report: Healing in Ferguson" to Air Tuesday, August 26 at 9 PM ET/PT on OWN
The special episode of the award-winning series follows ordained minister and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on an emotional trip to Ferguson, Missouri.

[08/22/14 - 08:59 AM]
Talent Announced for 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews September 6 - 15 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
The annual celebration features multiple screenings at the Center's L.A. and N.Y. locations, with L.A. hosting interactive panel conversations at each event.

[08/22/14 - 08:45 AM]
"Welcome to Sweden" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 24
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 08:39 AM]
Discovery Channel Explores the World of Automotive Auctions in All New Series "Highway to Sell"
Across America, neglected classic cars are waiting to be restored and make their way back onto the street.

[08/22/14 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother" to Top Spots
The Eye is the night's most-watched network among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Rookie Blue" Season Closer Is Up 22% to Tie a Season High and Tops Its Year-Ago Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 21.

[08/22/14 - 07:32 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce New Drama Series "The Living and the Dead"
"We are as excited about this show as anything since 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes' - we want it to be moving, tender, sensual... and very, very scary," said Ashley Pharoah and Matthew Graham.

[08/22/14 - 07:15 AM]
Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"
Jesse Palmer hosts the 13-episode series, premiering Thursday, October 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/21/14 - 06:00 PM]
GSN's Third Episode of Body-Painting Competition Show, "Skin Wars," Delivers Series-High Ratings
GSN spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 20.

[08/21/14 - 04:28 PM]
Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres - "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story", "Girlfriend Intervention", "Kim of Queens", and "Dance Moms: Abby's Studio Rescue"
The latter returns on Tuesday, September 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.