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[07/18/13 - 08:39 AM]
USA Network Garners Five Emmy(R) Nominations for Acclaimed Miniseries, "Political Animals," for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
Among the nods: Sigourney Weaver in Lead Actress in a Miniseries and Ellen Burstyn in Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries.

[via press release from USA]

USA NETWORK GARNERS FIVE EMMY(R) NOMINATIONS FOR ACCLAIMED MINISERIES, "POLITICAL ANIMALS," FOR THE 65th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS

POLITICAL ANIMALS is One of USA's Most Honored Miniseries in Network History

Nominations Include: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Sigourney Weaver for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries, Ellen Burstyn for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries

NEW YORK - July 18, 2013 - USA Network's miniseries POLITICAL ANIMALS received five Primetime Emmy nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Science for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, including nominations for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, and recognition for Sigourney Weaver in Lead Actress in a Miniseries and Ellen Burstyn in Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries. Primetime Emmy Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, awarding top honors at the annual creative arts gala and primetime awards telecast.

"USA is truly honored to see the tremendous accomplishments of Greg, Laurence, Sigourney, Ellen and the entire cast and crew from POLITICAL ANIMALS recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences," said USA Network Co-Presidents Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber. "This is a miniseries of which we are particularly proud -- with exceptional writing, superb creative execution and stellar performances."

One of USA's most honored miniseries, POLITICAL ANIMALS was also nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Writers Guild Award and a Directors Guild Award.

From Executive Producer, Writer and Director Greg Berlanti and Executive Producer Laurence Mark, USA's critically acclaimed miniseries POLITICAL ANIMALS pulls back the curtain on the polished fa�ade of politics to reveal a fractured family. Despite intense public scrutiny, this dynasty can't escape the magnetic pull of the high stakes world of sex, greed and politics. The miniseries stars Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk, Sebastian Stan, Brittany Ishibashi, Ellen Burstyn and Ciar�n Hinds and is from Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television. Berlanti wrote and directed the pilot and served as executive producer of the series with Mark and Sarah Caplan. Melissa Kellner Berman of Berlanti Productions co-executive produced.

Following is a complete list of the categories for which USA was nominated:

Outstanding Miniseries Or Movie Political Animals · USA · Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie Political Animals · USA · Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie Political Animals · USA · Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television Ellen Burstyn as Margaret Barrish Worthington

Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special Political Animals · USA · Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television David Rubin, CSA, Casting Director Diane Heery, CSA, Location Casting Director

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie Political Animals · USA · Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television Mary Ann Valdes, Department Head Hairstylist Nancy Stimac, Assistant Department Head Hairstylist Qodi Armstrong, Hairstylist

About USA Network

The #1 network in all of basic cable for an unprecedented seven straight years, USA Network is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with a powerful stable of originals, spectacular live television and is home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. The award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.





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