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[07/19/07 - 07:49 PM]
Lionsgate's Acclaimed Showtime Comedy Weeds Scores 5 Emmy(R) Nominations Including Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
The studio's "The Lost Room" also received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Main Title Design by Thomas Cobb and Robert Bradley and Outstanding Sound Mixing for A Miniseries or A Movie by Bayard Carey, Rick Alexander and Rich Rogers.

[via press release from Lionsgate]

Lionsgate's Acclaimed Showtime Comedy WEEDS Scores 5 Emmy(R) Nominations Including Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Studio's 6-Hour SCI FI Miniseries THE LOST ROOM Garners 2 Additional Emmy Nods

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19 -- Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed Showtime comedy WEEDS has scored five Emmy Award(R) nominations, including nods for Mary-Louise Parker for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series; Elizabeth Perkins for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series; Amy McIntyre Britt and Anya Colloff for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series; and David Helfand and William Turro, who earned individual nominations in the Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series category for two separate episodes.

Lionsgate's six-hour SCI FI miniseries THE LOST ROOM also received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Main Title Design by Thomas Cobb and Robert Bradley and Outstanding Sound Mixing for A Miniseries or A Movie by Bayard Carey, Rick Alexander and Rich Rogers.

"This kind of acknowledgement from the TV Academy is very exciting," said Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate's president of programming and production. "We're thrilled for all of our Emmy nominees and salute the outstanding casts and crews on both of these productions."

Widely praised for its bold and provocative look at the complicated life of a suburban, pot-dealing mother, WEEDS returns to Showtime for its third season of 15 new episodes on Monday, August 13. Produced by Lionsgate in association with Tilted Productions, the series stars Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Nealon, Justin Kirk, Tonye Patano, Romany Malco, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Andy Milder and Ally Grant. Guest stars this season include Matthew Modine, Mary-Kate Olsen, Carrie Fisher and Zooey Deschanel.

Lionsgate's current television programming slate also includes the much buzzed-about new dramas MAD MEN from Emmy Award-winning writer and executive producer Matthew Weiner ("The Sopranos") which launches on AMC tonight, and THE KILL POINT, an eight-hour drama event starring Emmy(R) Award winner John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg, which debuts on Spike TV this Sunday, July 22.

Lionsgate is the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, winning the 2006 Best Picture Academy Award (R) for CRASH and operating as a premier producer and distributor of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, and video-on-demand content. Its prestigious and prolific library of more than 11,000 motion picture titles and television episodes is a valuable source of stable, recurring revenue and a foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

SOURCE Lionsgate
http://www.lionsgate.com





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· KILL POINT, THE (SPIKE TV)
· LOST ROOM, THE (SCI FI)
· MAD MEN (AMC)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· WEEDS (SHOWTIME)





[08/18/19 - 08:30 AM]
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[08/17/19 - 08:28 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
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[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
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[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
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[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
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[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
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