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[12/14/06 - 01:18 PM]
NBC Universal Television Studio Notches Seven Golden Globe Nominations, Including Nods for Popular 'Heroes' as Best Television Drama and 'The Office' as Best Television Series - Comedy Or Musical
The studio touts its seven Golden Globe nominations today.

[via press release from NBC Universal Television Studio]

NBC UNIVERSAL TELEVISION STUDIO NOTCHES SEVEN GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING NODS FOR POPULAR 'HEROES' AS BEST TELEVISION DRAMA AND 'THE OFFICE' AS BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - December 14, 2006 - The NBC Universal Television Studio scored seven Golden Globe nominations today, including NBC's new hit drama "Heroes" (Mondays, 9-10 p.m. ET) -- which was nominated as Best Television Series-Drama -- while the Emmy Award-winning "The Office" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET) also was nominated as Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical. The announcements were made early today by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

In addition, Hugh Laurie, the title star of the studio's critically acclaimed Fox drama "House" (Tuesdays, 9-10 p.m. ET), was nominated again for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Drama. The actor won the award for his performance in the same role and category last year.

Likewise, other studio nominees include Steve Carell of NBC's "The Office" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET), who earned his second Globe nomination in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series-Comedy or Musical. Carell won the award for his performance in the role and category last year. He was joined in the same category by Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award nominee Alec Baldwin for his work on NBC's new comedy "30 Rock" (Thursdays, 9:30-10 p.m. ET) and by Tony Shalhoub of USA's "Monk" (Fridays, 9-10 p.m. ET) (also a previous Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy winner for "Monk").

Newcomer Masi Oka of "Heroes" - television's top freshman series among total viewers and adults 18-49 -- was rewarded with a nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Television Series-Drama.

"On behalf of the NBC Universal Television Studio, we want to thank the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and congratulate our studio's deserving nominees," said Angela Bromstad, President, NBC Universal Television Studio. "It's wonderful to see such recognition paid both to our new and returning shows that have proven to be both critical and commercial hits as well."

The studio also recently earned 10 nominations from the Writers Guild Awards, three more nominations from the Producers Guild, and had four of its series ("Battlestar Galactica," "Friday Night Lights," "Heroes" and "The Office") named by the American Film Institute as "AFI TV Programs of the Year."

"Heroes" is an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. Their ultimate destiny is nothing less than saving the world. The ensemble cast includes Sendhil Ramamurthy ("Blind Guy Driving"), Milo Ventimiglia ("Gilmore Girls"), Adrian Pasdar ("Judging Amy"), Hayden Panettiere ("Ice Princess"), Jack Coleman ("Dynasty"), Ali Larter ("Final Destination"), (Noah Gray-Cabey ("My Wife & Kids"), Santiago Cabrera ("Empire"), Tawny Cypress ("Third Watch"), Greg Grunberg ("Alias") and Golden Globe nominee Masi Oka (NBC's "Scrubs").

Tim Kring is the series' creator and executive producer. Dennis Hammer (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") and Allan Arkush (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") also are executive producers. The drama is produced by NBC Universal Television Studio.

"The Office," from Reveille and NBC Universal Television Studio, was also the 2006 Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Comedy Series. The program is a documentary-style look into the humorous and sometimes poignant foolishness that plagues the world of 9-to-5 in the half-hour comedy "The Office," based on the award-winning BBC hit.

A fly-on-the-wall "docu-reality" parody about modern American office life, "The Office" delves into the lives of the workers at Dunder Mifflin paper supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Little Miss Sunshine") stars along with Jenna Fischer ("Slither"), John Krasinski ("Jarhead," "Kinsey"), Rainn Wilson ("Six Feet Under") and B.J. Novak ("Punk'd").

Also starring are Melora Hardin ("Monk") David Denman ("When A Stranger Calls"), Leslie David Baker ("Malcolm in the Middle"), Brian Baumgartner ("Arrested Development"), Kate Flannery ("The Heir Apparent"), Angela Kinsey ("Tripping Forward"), Oscar Nu´┐Żez ("Halfway Home"), Phyllis Smith ("Arrested Development"), Mindy Kaling ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin") and Paul Lieberstein (writer, "King of the Hill").

"The Office" is executive-produced by Ben Silverman, Greg Daniels (who developed the series for American audiences), Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Howard Klein.

NBC Universal Television Studio produces or co-produces series for primetime, late-night, daytime, longform, reality and digital media projects for a variety of broadcast networks, cable and online outlets. Its current roster features the Emmy-winning comedies "The Office" and "Monk," hit dramas "House," "Battlestar Galactica," "Crossing Jordan," "Las Vegas" and new series "Heroes," "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights," "Psych" and "Eureka," among others. Additionally, the studio, along with Wolf Films, produce the powerhouse "Law & Order" drama brand, the most successful drama series brand in television history.





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· ALIAS (ABC)
· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
· EMPIRE (ABC)
· FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (DIRECTV)
· GILMORE GIRLS (NETFLIX)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· JUDGING AMY (CBS)
· KING OF THE HILL (FOX)
· MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE (FOX)
· MONK (USA)
· MY WIFE & KIDS (ABC)
· OFFICE, THE (NBC)
· PUNK'D (BET)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SIX FEET UNDER (HBO)
· THIRD WATCH (NBC)





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