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[09/17/07 - 04:39 PM]
Disney-ABC Television Group Captures 15 Emmy Awards
ABC won a total of 10 Primetime Emmy Awards, including statues presented at the Creative Arts Emmys on September 8.

[via press release from ABC]

DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP CAPTURES 15 EMMY AWARDS

ABC NETWORK SWEEPS THE DRAMA ACTOR/ACTRESS CATEGORIES AT THE PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS

America Ferrera Wins First Emmy Award for "Ugly Betty"

Sally Field Captures Best Actress Emmy Award for "Brothers & Sisters"

James Spader Takes Home Best Actor Emmy for "Boston Legal"

Katherine Heigl Wins for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for "Grey's Anatomy"

Terry O'Quinn Finds Emmy Gold in the Supporting Actor Category for "Lost"

ABC Studios Captures a Record 11 Emmys, Including the Fifth Straight Win for "The Amazing Race" in the Reality-Competition Category

Showcasing the ABC Television Network as the home of the best acting on television, actors and actresses from the network's series "Boston Legal," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost" and "Ugly Betty" swept the drama actor/actress categories at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented Sunday night. ABC won a total of 10 Primetime Emmy Awards, including statues presented at the Creative Arts Emmys on September 8.

America Ferrera captured her first-ever Emmy Award for best actress in a comedy for her role as Betty in the Golden-Globe winning series "Ugly Betty." Her win marks the first time a Latina has won an Emmy Award for best actress. Director Richard Shepherd won the series' second Emmy of the evening for best director in a comedy series for the pilot episode. "Ugly Betty's" casting team was awarded an Emmy Award at the Creative Arts ceremony on September 8. Season Two of "Ugly Betty" will premiere on Thursday, September 27.

Oscar winner Sally Field added another Emmy Award for best actress in a drama for "Brothers & Sisters." The Walker family will return for another season of episodes on Sunday, September 30. Season One is currently available on DVD.

Two-time Emmy winner James Spader captured his third Award for best actor in a drama series for "Boston Legal."

Terry O'Quinn was a first-time winner for best supporting actor in a drama series for "Lost," and Katherine Heigl was honored as the best supporting actress in a drama series for "Grey's Anatomy. Season Four of "Grey's Anatomy will premiere on Thursday, September 27.

In addition to the previously mentioned wins for "Grey's Anatomy, "Lost" and "Ugly Betty," ABC Studios won a total of 11 Emmy Awards. "The Amazing Race," for which ABC Studios is a distributor, captured its fifth straight Emmy for reality-competition program. The series was also recognized two other times, for single-camera picture editing for reality programming and cinematography for reality programming.

Other ABC Studios wins included sound mixing for a series (half-hour) for "Scrubs" and picture editing for a miniseries or movie (single-camera) for "The Path to 9/11," which were presented at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

ABC also had wins for "The 79th Annual Academy Awards" -- for variety, music or nonfiction programming and music direction.

ABCfamily.com captured an Award for creative achievement in interactive television for "The Fallen Alternate Reality Game."





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· FALLEN (ABC FAMILY)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· PATH TO 9/11, THE (ABC)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





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[05/27/16 - 08:23 AM]
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[05/27/16 - 06:00 AM]
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