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September 22, 2008
Here is a list of the winners announced Sunday at the 60th annual Emmy Awards. To see additional winners announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Sept. 13, go to PROGRAMS Drama series "Mad Men," AMC Comedy series "30 Rock," NBC Reality-competition program "The Amazing Race," CBS Miniseries "John Adams," HBO Made-for-TV movie "Recount," HBO Variety, music or comedy series "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," Comedy Central -- ACTING Lead actress, drama series Glenn Close, "Damages" Lead actor, drama series Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad" Lead actress, comedy series Tina Fey, "30 Rock" Lead actor, comedy series Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock" Supporting actor, comedy series Jeremy Piven, "Entourage" Supporting actor, drama series Zeljko Ivanek, "Damages" Supporting actress, drama series Dianne Wiest, "In Treatment" Supporting actress, comedy series Jean Smart, "Samantha Who?"
June 16, 2011 | By Randee Dawn, Special to the Los Angeles Times
"We were writing a story for Chris Meloni's character's mother, and she was going to be bipolar. Immediately we thought Ellen Burstyn. " So began Neal Baer's wooing of the Oscar-winning Burstyn to the set of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. " "We had lunch with her," he continues, "and it was kind of a date. It's a big deal to have them trust you. We told her about the part, and I said, 'You'll be on a beach and flip out,' and she said, 'Down and dirty?' and I said, 'As down and dirty as you like.'" "I'd never had anybody say they wanted to write a script for me," Burstyn recalls.
June 30, 1988 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
Talk show host Phil Donahue regained his Emmy crown and NBC's "Santa Barbara" was named best soap opera Wednesday at the 15th annual Daytime Emmy Awards here. Donahue, who last year was bested by rival Oprah Winfrey, won his ninth Emmy as best talk show host, although Winfrey's syndicated "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was named best talk program for the second straight year.
January 24, 2010
The winners FILM Male actor in a leading role Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart" Female actor in a leading role Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side" Male actor in a supporting role Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds" Female actor in a supporting role Mo'Nique, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" Ensemble "Inglourious Basterds" ...
Last month, CBS celebrated four straight years--208 consecutive weeks--as the No. 1 network in daytime television ratings, and on Wednesday the celebration continued when the 20th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced. As has become its habit in recent years, CBS pulled in by far the most nominations overall with 74. PBS received 41, followed by ABC with 39, NBC with 18 and Fox with eight.
June 18, 2012 | By Patrick Kevin Day
PBS came out as the big winner at the 39th annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday night with 13 wins, including Emmys for children's series ("The Electric Company"), writing in a children's series ("Sesame Street") and preschool children's series (also "Sesame Street"). Nickelodeon was in second place with 10 wins. ABC was tops among the major networks with 8 wins. Oprah's fledgling cable channel OWN even managed to grab one Emmy for special class series for "Super Soul Sunday.
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