or


[07/19/07 - 01:53 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Scores 7 Emmy Noms Including Writing & Directing Nods for 'Battlestar Galactica'
The cable channel also received two nods for last December's "the Lost Room" mini-series as well as the first nomination for its top-rated original series "Eureka."

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES 7 EMMY NOMS INCLUDING WRITING & DIRECTING NODS FOR 'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA'

'Battlestar' Also Recognized for Outstanding Sound Editing & Special VFX

'Eureka' Earns Its First Nomination

'Lost Room' Finds Main Title Design & Sound Mixing Nominations

NEW YORK � July 19, 2007 � The Academy of Television & Arts Sciences recognized SCI FI for its breadth of outstanding programming with seven Emmy nominations. The impressive haul includes four nods for critical and fan favorite Battlestar Galactica including nominations for Outstanding Writing and Directing for a Drama Series, two for last December's acclaimed Lost Room miniseries, and the first nomination for the Channel's top-rated original series Eureka.

Battlestar Galactica, one of television's most raved about series, garnered recognition in four categories, including firsts for Writing and Directing:

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Occupation/Precipice � SCI FI Channel � R+D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Ronald D. Moore, Written by

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Felix Alcala, Director

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Jack Levy, Supervising Sound Editor
Daniel Colman, Sound Editor
Vince Balunas, Sound Editor
Michael Baber, Music Editor
Doug Madick, Foley Artist
Rick Partlow, Foley Artist

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � Exodus, Part 2 � SCI FI Channel � R D TV in association with NBC Universal Television Studio
Gary Hutzel, Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Gibson, Senior VFX Coordinator
Doug Drexler, CG Supervisor
Adam "Mojo" Lebowitz, CGI Sequence Designer
Jeremy Hoey, Lead Matte Painter
Tom Archer, Lead Compositor
Andrew Karr, CGI Supervisor
Alec McClymont, Lead CGI Artist/ Animator
Brenda Campbell, Lead Compositor

The Lost Room, the star-studded three-part thriller, was honored with multiple nominations:

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
The Lost Room � The Key And The Clock (Night 1) � SCI FI Channel � Lions Gate Entertainment
Bayard Carey, Production Mixer
Rick Alexander, Re-Recording Mixer
Rich Rogers, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Main Title Design
The Lost Room � SCI FI Channel � Lions Gate Entertainment
Thomas Cobb, Title Designer
Robert Bradley, Title Designer
Patrick Loungway, Director of Photography

Eureka, the freshman hit series that continues to be the Channel's highest-rated original show, scored its first Emmy nomination for its outstanding special visual effects.

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Eureka � Pilot � SCI FI Channel � NBC Universal Television Studio
Robert Habros, Visual Effects Supervisor
Matthew S. Gore, Visual Effects Producer
Darren Marcox, Special Effects Supervisor
Elizabeth Alvarez, Visual Effects Coordinator
Lane Jolly, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Ben Funk, Lead Matte Artist
Tom Tennisco, Lead Model Maker
Jarrod Davis, CGI Supervisor
Jamie Clark, Lead CGI Artist/ Animator

A perennial contender, SCI FI has been nominated for 39 Emmys over the years, winning four, including Outstanding Miniseries for Steven Spielberg Presents: TAKEN in 2003.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com http://www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 89 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





  [july 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· EUREKA (SYFY)
· LOST ROOM, THE (SYFY)





[07/22/14 - 01:49 PM]
Hide the Donuts! FXX Is Bringing Homer Simpson's Dome to Comic-Con
Starting in August, FXX will become the cable network home for all seasons of "The Simpsons," excluding seasons airing in their first run on FOX.

[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 12:10 PM]
Virtual Reality Meets Middle Earth - And The Muppets (!) at Warner Bros.' Star-Packed Booth for Comic-Con 2014
Plus: from Thursday through Sunday, a cavalcade of talent will be signing for fans at the Warner Bros. booth.

[07/22/14 - 12:04 PM]
Spike TV's "Comic-Con All Access" to Be Programmed and Controlled by Fans Via Social Media
Additionally, Spike will celebrate the industries "Game Changer of the Year," as voted by the fans.

[07/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
Adult Swim Once Again Ranks #1 Among Basic Cable Networks for Primetime Delivery of Adults 18-34
Turner spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:20 AM]
TNT Wins Fourth Week in a Row, with "Major Crimes," "Rizzoli & Isles" and "The Last Ship" Leading the Pack
TNT spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/22/14 - 11:16 AM]
Hilarious Roastmaster Jeff Ross Mentors Comics to Roast Famed Funnyman Gilbert Gottfried on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Thursday, July 24
The result is a no-holds barred, hilarious night of comedy at the Avalon Ballroom in Hollywood, where the comics roast not only Gottfried, but also each other.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 11:12 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 20 Debut for "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z"
Featuring the superstars in their first collaborative tour - and their first HBO concert event - the special will tape September 12 and 13 at Stade de France in Paris.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.