May 7, 2007 |
"American Idol" executive producers Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, who were enlisted to bring their hit-making pizazz to this year's Emmy Awards, abruptly pulled out of the show Friday, a surprise move that prompted more than a few grumbles within TV circles. Veteran producer Ken Ehrlich, who has led several previous Emmy shows, has been recruited to take over the live broadcast, which will air Sept. 16 on Fox.
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.
April 5, 1991 |
ABC, which ends its sports broadcasts with the tagline "Recognized around the world as the leader in sports television," lived up to that boast at the 12th annual Sports Emmy Awards. In ceremonies Wednesday night in New York City, the network captured 12 awards, compared to seven for ESPN, six for CBS and one for NBC. But ABC was shut out in both major announcing categories.
September 12, 1994
Comedy Series: "Frasier" Actor: Kelsey Grammer "Frasier" Actress: Candice Bergen "Murphy Brown" Drama Series: "Picket Fences" Actor: Dennis Franz "NYPD Blue" Actress: Sela Ward "Sisters" TV Movie Production: "And the Band Played On" Actor: Hume Cronyn "To Dance With the White Dog" Actress: Kirstie Alley "David's Mother" Box Score Top Shows Emmys "NYPD Blue"(ABC) 6 "Frasier"(NBC) 5 "Picket Fences"(CBS) 5 "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All"(CBS)
September 19, 1987 |
Network television's annual backpat festival, the Emmy Awards show for night-time achievement, will fill the airwaves Sunday night with all manner of honors for programs that aired on ABC, CBS and NBC. But the festivities won't be carried on any of those networks. The Big Three used to air the Emmy ceremonies on a rotating basis. But this year the telecast will be found on the 11-month-old network of Fox Broadcasting Co.
June 7, 1993 |
KABC-TV Channel 7 and KCAL-TV Channel 9 were the top winners in the 45th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, while KCAL, KTLA-TV Channel 5 and Spanish-language KVEA-TV Channel 52 took honors for the top newscasts. KCAL had 14 awards, including best hour-long newscast for its 8 p.m. broadcast. But the Walt Disney Co.-owned station lost out in the other two newscast categories. KVEA's 6 p.m.
July 23, 1993
Here is a complete list of nominees for the 45th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. * Comedy series: "Cheers," NBC; "Home Improvement," ABC; "The Larry Sanders Show," HBO; "Murphy Brown," CBS; "Seinfeld," NBC. * Drama series: "Homefront," ABC; "I'll Fly Away," NBC; "Law & Order," NBC; "Northern Exposure," CBS; "Picket Fences," CBS.
September 9, 1996
Here is the complete list of winners for the 48th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, as announced Saturday and Sunday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. * Comedy series: "Frasier," NBC. * Drama series: "ER," NBC. * Miniseries: "Gulliver's Travels," NBC. * Made-for-television movie: "Truman," HBO. * Variety, music or comedy series: "Dennis Miller Live," HBO. * Variety, music or comedy special: "The Kennedy Center Honors," CBS.
August 31, 1992
* Made-for-television movie: "Miss Rose White," NBC. * Miniseries: "A Woman Named Jackie," NBC. * Variety, music or comedy program: "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," NBC. * Classical program in the performing arts: "Perlman in Russia," PBS. * Children's program: "Mark Twain and Me," Disney Channel. * Informational special: "Abortion: Desperate Choices," HBO. * Informational series: "MGM: When the Lion Roars," TNT. * Animated program (one hour or less): "A Claymation Easter," CBS.