or


[07/17/08 - 01:25 PM]
Sci Fi Channel Scores Its Most Ever Emmy Nominations Including Best Miniseries for 'Tin Man'
With its nine nominations, "Tin Man" is now SCI FI's most nominated original program for a single year.

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES ITS MOST EVER EMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST MINISERIES FOR 'TIN MAN'

SCI FI CHANNEL SCORES ITS MOST EVER EMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST MINISERIES FOR 'TIN MAN'

'Battlestar Galactica' Recognized for Outstanding Writing, Cinematography & Special VFX

'Tin Man' Receives Most Emmy Noms for a SCI FI Original

New York, NY � July 17, 2008 � The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized SCI FI for its breadth of outstanding programming with 16 Emmy nominations � the most nominations the Channel has received in a single year. The impressive haul includes 9 nominations for 2007's highest-rated miniseries, Tin Man, and 6 nods for critical favorite Battlestar Galactica. With its 9 nominations, Tin Man is now SCI FI's most nominated original program for a single year.

In a season where cable programming made a huge showing in nearly all categories, SCI FI received the 4th highest number of nominations in cable behind only HBO (85), Showtime (21) and AMC (20).

Tin Man, produced by RHI Entertainment and SCI FI, was honored with a nomination for Outstanding Miniseries. The epic re-imagining of the classic "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" broke Channel records when it premiered on December 2, 2007 becoming the most watched program in SCI FI's history. Its 9 nominations include:

Outstanding Miniseries
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Allan Lee, Editor

Outstanding Art Direction For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Michael Joy, Production Designer
Paulo Venturi, Art Director
Mark Lane, Set Decorator

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Lee Wilson, Visual Effects Supervisor
Lisa Sepp-Wilson, Visual Effects Producer
S�bastien Bergeron, Digital Effects Supervisor
Todd Liddiard, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Philippe Thibault, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Les Quinn, CGI Supervisor
Mike Goddard, Lead CGI Artist
Ken Lee, Lead CGI Artist
Andrew Domachowski, Lead CGI Artist

Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Night 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Angus Strathie, Costume Designer
Sandi Blackie, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Anji Bemben, Department Head Hairstylist
Linda Jones, Key Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)
Tin Man � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Lisa Love, Department Head Makeup Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Anke Bakker, Supervising Sound Editor
Brian Campbell, Dialogue Editor
Kris Fenske, Sound Designer
James Fonnyadt, Sound Designer
Devan Kraushar, Sound Designer
Steve Smith, Sound Designer
Matthew Wilson, Sound Effects Editor
Ken Cade, Sound Effects Editor
Jay Cheetham, Background Effects Editor
Cam Wagner, Foley Artist
Shane Shemko, Foley Artist
Rich Walters, Music Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie
Tin Man � Part 1 � Sci Fi Channel � RHI Entertainment
Eric Lamontagne, Production Mixer
Paul Sharpe, Head Re-Recording Mixer (Dialogue and Music)
Iain Pattison, Re-Recording Mixer
Graeme Hughes, Re-Recording Mixer

Battlestar Galactica, one of television's most critically praised drama series, garnered recognition in six categories:

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � Six Of One � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Michael Angeli

Outstanding Cinematography For A One-Hour Series
Battlestar Galactica � Razor � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Stephen McNutt, Director of Photography

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
Battlestar Galactica � He That Believeth In Me � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Julius Ramsay, Editor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One-Hour)
Battlestar Galactica � Razor � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Rick Bal, Production Mixer
Michael Olman, C.A.S., Supervising Re-Recording Mixer
Kenneth Kobett, C.A.S., Supervising Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Battlestar Galactica � He That Believeth In Me � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Gary Hutzel, Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael Gibson, Visual Effects Producer
David Takemura, Visual Effects Coordinator
Doug Drexler, CGI Supervisor
Kyle Toucher, CG Artist
Sean Jackson, CG Artist
Pierre Drolet, CG Modeler
Aurore de Blois, Senior Compositor
Derek Ledbetter, Compositor

Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Battlestar Galactica - Razor Featurette #4 � Sci Fi Channel � Universal Media Studios in association with R & D TV
Ronald D. Moore, Executive Producer
David Eick, Executive Producer
Harvey Frand, Supervising Producer

Stargate Atlantis, which premiered its fifth season on SCI FI last week, was recognized with a nomination for Special Visual Effects.

Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series
Stargate Atlantis � Adrift � Sci Fi Channel � Pegasus III
Mark Savela, Visual Effects Supervisor
Shannon Gurney, Visual Effects Coordinator
Erica Henderson, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Jason Gross, CGI Supervisor
Jamie Yukio Kawano, Lead CGI Artist
Michael Lowes, Lead CGI Artist
Giles Hancock, Lead Matte Artist
Jeremy Kehler, Lead Visual Effects Compositor
Daniel Osaki, Lead Model Maker

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 ) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 93 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.





  [july 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· STARGATE ATLANTIS (SYFY)
· TIN MAN (SYFY)





[07/30/14 - 01:05 PM]
American Heroes Channel New Original Series "Hardcore Heroes" Showcases Extraordinary Feats by Everyday People
Premiering Wednesday, August 6, this action-packed series follows these courageous fighters as they battle the elements, save hundreds of lives, and ultimately, change the course of history forever.

[07/30/14 - 12:45 PM]
ESPN's Dan Shulman, John Kruk to Call "Sunday Night Baseball" atop Green Monster at Fenway Park Aug 3
The duo will be joined by ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney who will provide reports from the field.

[07/30/14 - 12:38 PM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Fourth Season with Crews Battling Against Extreme Conditions and Each Other for the Ultimate Payout
The series returns Friday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/30/14 - 12:00 PM]
TNT Renews Real-Life Crime Series "Cold Justice" for Third Season
Season three is slated for early 2015 and will feature both new states and types of cases never seen on the show before.

[07/30/14 - 10:51 AM]
Paramount Digital Entertainment Announces New Original Comedy Series "Resident Advisors" Produced by Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman
The series will star Ryan Hansen, Jamie Chung, Alison Rich, Andrew Bachelor, Graham Rogers and features Anna Camp.

[07/30/14 - 10:30 AM]
LMN Premieres the Second Season of the Original Series "Ghost Inside My Child" Saturday, August 16 at 9PM ET
The series features stories of children who claim to have lived before, often having died violently in a past life, and whose parents struggle to make sense of their child's memories of a former life.

[07/30/14 - 09:59 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama to Guest Star on the Hub Network's "Kid President(R): Declaration of Awesome" Discussing the Importance of Healthy Eating and Exercise, Airing August 9
The episode also includes celebrity appearances by Christina Applegate, Reggie Watts, Carrie Brownstein and the PS22 Chorus from New York.

[07/30/14 - 09:43 AM]
"Squidbillies" and "Mr. Pickles" Debut September 21st on Adult Swim!
These two series are guaranteed to leave you loving Sunday night and hating Monday morning even more than you already do!

[07/30/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart," Exploring the Role of the Media in the First Murder Trial Televised Gavel-to-Gavel, Debuts Aug. 18 on HBO
An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, the project explores how the media coverage of the case may have influenced the trial and sentencing.

[07/30/14 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The Peacock doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/30/14 - 08:17 AM]
"Baseball Tonight": Trade Deadline Special Airs Thursday
ESPN.com's MLB trade deadline content will be headlined by Rumor Central and a live, interactive chat with ESPN Insiders beginning at 10 a.m. and running through 5 p.m.

[07/30/14 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Unscripted Series Grow - "Extreme Weight Loss" Ties a 2-Month High
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/30/14 - 07:58 AM]
NBCSN Is TV's Fastest Growing Sports Network Since Debut of Premier League on August 17, 2013
NBCSN spins the numbers for the past 50 weeks to date.

[07/30/14 - 07:37 AM]
Giants and Bills Kick Off Preseason in NFL/Hall of Fame Game on "Sunday Night Football" This Sunday at 8 PM ET
Sunday night's telecast will also feature live interviews with members of the NFL Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.