May 23, 2000
ABC was the big winner among the networks during Friday night's 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremonies in New York's Radio City Music Hall with five Emmys to add to the 12 it took home a week earlier, when the more technical categories were announced. During the evening, veteran journalist Barbara Walters received the Lifetime Achievement Award. The winners--by category and network--follow: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Susan Flannery, "The Bold & the Beautiful," CBS.
April 1, 1993 |
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.
September 18, 1989
OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS COMEDY SERIES "Cheers" DRAMA SERIES "L.A. Law" MINISERIES "War and Remembrance" VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SHOW "The Tracey Ullman Show" DRAMA/COMEDY SPECIAL "Day One," "Roe vs. Wade" (tie) PERFORMERS ACTOR, COMEDY SERIES Richard Mulligan, "Empty Nest" ACTOR, DRAMA SERIES Carroll O'Connor, "In the Heat of the Night" ACTOR, MINISERIES OR SPECIAL James Woods, "My Name Is Bill W."
December 10, 1992 |
Vincent Gardenia, the burly yet sentimental Tony and Emmy award-winning actor who portrayed a series of poignant father figures, particularly Cher's paunchy papa in "Moonstruck," was found dead in his Philadelphia hotel room Wednesday. "His body was found in the kitchen (at the Benjamin Franklin House). There was nothing suspicious. It was suspected as a heart attack," police spokeswoman Dotty Kearsey told Reuters news service.
August 3, 1990
Here is a complete list of nominees for the 42nd annual prime-time Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Comedy series: "Cheers," NBC; "Designing Women," CBS; "The Golden Girls," NBC; "Murphy Brown," CBS; "The Wonder Years," ABC. Drama series: "China Beach," ABC; "L.A. Law," NBC; "Quantum Leap," NBC; "thirtysomething," ABC; "Twin Peaks," ABC.
September 18, 1993
Two big awards shows highlight the viewing choices this weekend. The Miss America Pageant unfolds at 10 tonight on NBC (Channels 4, 36 and 39), with Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford hosting. The organizers have tried to freshen the show by banning hair stylists and makeup workers backstage, allowing the contestants to wear pantsuits instead of formal dresses and revising the interview format. On Sunday, Angela Lansbury will host the Emmy Awards on ABC at 8 p.m.
September 26, 2007 |
NEW YORK -- PBS dominated the field Monday during the 28th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, racking up 10 wins for programs that tackled topics such as the sex-slave trade, scientific research on chimpanzees and the war in Iraq. The commercial broadcast and cable networks trailed substantially: CBS, in second place, won half as many awards, most of them for "60 Minutes." NBC and Discovery Channel followed with three wins each. Cinemax garnered two, and ABC and CNN each got one.
March 30, 1994 |
In a move to quell network animosity over who gets to broadcast the annual prime-time Emmy Awards, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the four major broadcast networks have agreed to rotate the awards show beginning next year. "We spend 364 days a year beating up on each other and we decided we could take one day to unite and pay tribute to television," Ted Harbert, president of ABC Entertainment, told a news conference Tuesday.
September 23, 1985 |
In the beginning, there were but six winners. Now, after Emmy Awards time, the question is not who won, but who lost. During Sunday's Emmy show, awards were made in 29 categories of prime-time television. But 132 other Emmys already had been awarded in three earlier salutes to daytime programs, classical music and dance programs, news, and various craft and technical areas. It is not over.