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HBO Wins More Emmys Than Any Other Network

By Jacob Klein on Sep 19, 2011 to HBO News

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2011 – HBO received 19 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the tenth year in a row, in the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition.  “Boardwalk Empire” led all programming with 8 awards, while “Mildred Pierce” received 5 awards.

HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

8 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Martin Scorsese); Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series; Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series; Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series; and Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series.

5 Emmys® for “Mildred Pierce,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kate Winslet); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Guy Pearce); Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score); and Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie.

2 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage) and Outstanding Main Title Design.

1 Emmy® for “A Child’s Garden of Poetry”:  Outstanding Children’s Program.

1 Emmy® for “Cinema Verite”:  Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie.

1 Emmy® for “Gasland”:  Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Josh Fox).

1 Emmy® for “Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour:  At Madison Square Garden”:  Outstanding Picture Editing for a Special (Single or Multi-Camera).

HBOWatch congratulates all of the winners last night (especially Peter Dinklage- we love you, Tyrion!).  HBO continues to dominate television awards all over the world.  Until next year!










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