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[07/18/13 - 09:48 AM]
Showtime(R) Makes History Honored with 32 Emmy(R) Nominations
The network is represented in all four lead actor and actress series categories with five actors nominated.

[via press release from Showtime]

SHOWTIME(R) MAKES HISTORY HONORED WITH 32 EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS

HOMELAND Scores 11 Noms - The Most Series Nominations of Any Series In Network History

SHOWTIME Receives The Most Lead Actor Noms Of Any Network With Nominees In All Four Lead Actor/Actress Series Categories

13 SHOWTIME Actors Nominated Including Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Edie Falco, Don Cheadle, Matt LeBlanc, Laura Linney, Mandy Patinkin, Morena Baccarin, Merritt Wever, Joan Cusack, Rupert Friend, Bobby Cannavale And John Benjamin Hickey

LOS ANGELES - July 18, 2013 - This morning, SHOWTIME was honored with 32 Emmy nominations across nine series, miniseries, interactive programs and documentaries, the most nominations ever in the network's history. HOMELAND was nominated for 11 Emmys - with nominations in virtually every major category, and the most nominations ever for a SHOWTIME series. The network is represented in all four lead actor and actress series categories with five actors nominated - the most lead actor nominations of any network (cable or broadcast) this year with nominations for HOMELAND's Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, HOUSE OF LIES' Don Cheadle, NURSE JACKIE's Edie Falco and Matt LeBlanc for EPISODES. An outstanding 13 actors were nominated for their work on SHOWTIME series including HOMELAND's Mandy Patinkin, Morena Baccarin and Rupert Friend, NURSE JACKIE's Merritt Wever and Bobby Cannavale and SHAMELESS' Joan Cusack, the most performers ever nominated for the network. In a category change to miniseries, THE BIG C: hereafter Laura Linney and John Benjamin Hickey were recognized in lead and supporting categories.

The network's top rated series, HOMELAND has been honored with 11 Emmy nominations, all in major categories, including Outstanding Drama Series, noms for its lead actors Claire Danes and Damian Lewis (both won for their roles in 2012), supporting actors Mandy Patinkin and Morena Baccarin, guest actor Rupert Friend, director Lesli Linka Glatter, and noms for Casting, Cinematography and Sound Mixing. Baccarin and Friend are both first-time Emmy nominees. Additionally, acclaimed writer and executive producer Henry Bromell was honored with a rare posthumous nomination for his episode "Q&A." HOMELAND has been lauded with a number of major awards across a variety of categories in its first two seasons on-air including Emmy and Golden Globe Award wins for Best Television Drama.

The network's top-rated comedy NURSE JACKIE received five Emmy nominations including a nod for lead actress Edie Falco, her fourth consecutive nomination. Falco won the award in 2010 for her work on the series' first two seasons. Additionally, for a second year in a row, Merritt Wever was recognized for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and Bobby Cannavale was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. The series also received nominations for Casting and Sound Mixing.

Matt LeBlanc was once again recognized for his lead role in EPISODES playing a fictional version of himself. The series creators and executive producers David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik were honored with a writing nomination. Joining LeBlanc in the lead actor category is Don Cheadle for his role as Marty Kaan in HOUSE OF LIES, his sixth Emmy nomination, and second consecutive nomination for the series.

For the third consecutive year, Joan Cusack was honored for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Sheila Jackson in SHAMELESS.

THE BIG C: hereafter switched categories earlier this year, with actress Laura Linney honored with an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie nomination, alongside John Benjamin Hickey who received a nod for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, his first-ever nomination.

THE BORGIAS, a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most infamous dynastic families starring Oscar(R) winner Jeremy Irons, received six nominations for Art Direction, Costumes, Hairstyling, Makeup, Music Composition and Special Visual Effects.

One of the first projects under the network's SHO CLOSEUP documentary banner, RICHARD PRYOR: OMIT THE LOGIC, which recounted the culture-defining influence of one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds, was honored for Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming. The documentary premiered earlier this year to record ratings as the highest rated SHOWTIME documentary in nine years, and the second highest-rated documentary premiere this year among all premium channels. The network's acclaimed two-part documentary HISTORY OF THE EAGLES was honored for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Granting unprecedented access, the iconic rock band partnered with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney to produce an inside look into the history of the band and the legacy of its music.

In addition, The Homeland SHO Sync Experience was honored with a nod for Outstanding Interactive Program.

The full list of SHOWTIME nominees:

Outstanding Drama Series Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc Episodes · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions

Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan House of Lies · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Crescendo Productions, Totally Commercial Films, Refugee Productions, Matthew Carnahan Circus Products

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions, Jackson Group Entertainment, Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison The Big C: Hereafter · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Sony Pictures Television, Perkins Street Productions, Farm Kid, Original Film

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions, Jackson Group Entertainment, Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie John Benjamin Hickey as Sean The Big C: Hereafter · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Sony Pictures Television, Perkins Street Productions, Farm Kid, Original Film

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson Shameless · Showtime · Showtime Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions, Jackson Group Entertainment, Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series Henry Bromell, Written by Homeland · Q&A · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series Lesli Linka Glatter, Directed by Homeland · Q&A · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series David Crane, Written by Jeffrey Klarik, Written by Episodes · Episode 209 · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions

Outstanding Interactive Program The Homeland SHO Sync Experience · SHO.com · Showtime Networks, Inc. production Showtime Networks Inc.

Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series Jonathan McKinstry, Production Designer Adam O'Neill, Art Director Judit Varga, Set Decorator The Borgias · Siblings · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series Julie Tucker, CSA, Casting Director Ross Meyerson, CSA, Casting Director Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Showtime Presents, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions, Jackson Group Entertainment, Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series Judy Henderson, CSA, Casting Director Craig Fincannon, CSA, Casting Director Lisa Mae Fincannon, CSA, Casting Director Homeland · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series Homeland · Beirut Is Back · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21 Nelson Cragg, Director of Photography

Outstanding Costumes For A Series Gabriella Pescucci, Costume Designer Uliva Pizzetti, Costume Supervisor Gabor Homonnay, Costume Supervisor The Borgias · The Gunpowder Plot · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films

Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming Chris A. Peterson, Editor Richard Pryor: Omit The Logic · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Fresh One Productions, Tarnished Angel, Inc. and Club 55 Productions

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Stefano Ceccarelli, Department Head Hairstylist Claudia Catini, Hairstylist Sevlene Roddy, Hairstylist Judit Halasz, Hairstylist The Borgias · The Wolf And The Lamb · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) Enzo Mastrantonio, Department Head Makeup Artist Katia Sisto, Key Makeup Artist Federico Laurenti, Makeup Artist The Borgias · The Gunpowder Plot · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions andOctagon Films Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) Trevor Morris, Music by The Borgias · The Prince · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take5 Productions and Octagon Films

Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera) Philip Stockton, Supervising Sound Editor Ruy Garcia, Sound FX Editor Annette Kudrak, Music Editor History Of The Eagles · Showtime ·Showtime Presents in association with Monhegan Films

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour) Larry Long, Production Sound Mixer Nello Torri, Re-Recording Mixer Alan Decker, Re-Recording Mixer Larold Rebhun, Scoring Mixer Homeland · Beirut Is Back · Showtime · Showtime Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation Jan McLaughlin, Production Sound Mixer Peter Waggoner, Re-Recording Mixer Nurse Jackie · Teachable Moments · Showtime · Showtime Presents, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions, Jackson Group Entertainment, Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming Tom Fleischman, Re-Recording Mixer Bret Johnson, Sound Re-Recordist Richard Davis, Music Mixer Elliot Scheiner, Music Mixer History Of The Eagles · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Monhegan Films

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role Wojciech Zielinski, Visual Effects Supervisor JP Giamos, Visual Effects Producer Gabor Kiszelly, Special Effects Supervisor James Chretien, Lighting Supervisor Ahmed Shehata, CG Supervisor Chris Ankli, 3D Artist Jordan Nieuwland, Lead Matte Painter Adrian Sutherland, Lead Digital Compositor Amanda Lynn Hollingworth, Digital Compositor The Borgias · The Prince · Showtime · Showtime Presents in association with Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films

The Primetime Emmy Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, awarding top honors at the annual Creative Arts and Primetime Awards ceremonies. A symbol of peer recognition from over 15,000 Television Academy members, more than two-dozen peer groups vote for the category of competition in their field of expertise.





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· BIG C, THE (SHOWTIME)
· BORGIAS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· EPISODES (SHOWTIME)
· HOMELAND (SHOWTIME)
· NURSE JACKIE (SHOWTIME)
· SHAMELESS (SHOWTIME)





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