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[08/18/08 - 12:54 PM]
The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards to Feature "Television's Most Memorable Moments" During Live Ceremony, September 21 on Abc
Among the featured shows: "American Idol," "Friends," "Sex and the City," "South Park," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "ER," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "The Sopranos" and "The X-Files."

[via press release from ABC]

"THE 60TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS" TO FEATURE "TELEVISION'S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS" DURING LIVE CEREMONY, SEPTEMBER 21 ON ABC

Fans Can See Clips and Vote for Favorites at emmys.abc.com Beginning August 18

As a special element in celebrating the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' "60th Annual Primetime Emmy� Awards"�broadcast live, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC � "Television's Most Memorable Moments" will be highlighted as chosen from a nationwide internet vote.

For this one-of-a-kind celebration, 20 of the most memorable comedy moments and 20 of the most memorable dramatic moments in television history were chosen by Ken Ehrlich Productions (producers of this year's Emmy Awards), Television Academy leadership and a select group of the nation's top television journalists. Beginning August 18 and ending September 15 (12:00 p.m., ET) at emmys.abc.com, fans of television will be able to see a clip from each of these shows and vote for their favorites. On Emmy night, the Top 5 in each category will be presented and the two winning "Most Memorable Moments" will be revealed prior to the presentation of Emmys for the "Outstanding Comedy Series" and the "Outstanding Drama Series."

"We wanted to give television fans an interactive experience for this year's Emmy show, and what could be better than to ask them to weigh in on what are television's most memorable moments? It's a perfect opportunity both to celebrate the history of television and at the same time to introduce new generations to some of the medium's most important events," said Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of "The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy� Awards."

From The Beatles' first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to the entire Cosby family singing a Ray Charles song, from hearing the �Goodnights' on "The Waltons" to the disappearance of the island on "Lost," fans will be able to narrow 40 of "Television's Most Memorable Moments" down to just two.

Clips from the following series, specials, movies of the week and miniseries have been posted to emmys.abc.com for internet voting to determine the all-time favorite comedy and drama moments:

COMEDY/VARIETY MOMENTS

"ALL IN THE FAMILY"
"AMERICAN IDOL"
"ELLEN"
"FRIENDS"
"I LOVE LUCY"
"MASH"
"MORK & MINDY"
"MURPHY BROWN"
"NEWHART"
"ROWAN AND MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN"
"SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE"
"SEINFELD"
"SEX AND THE CITY"
"SOUTH PARK"
"THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW"
"THE COSBY SHOW"
"THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW"
"THE HONEYMOONERS"
"THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW"
"THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON"

DRAMATIC MOMENTS

"THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN"
"BRIAN'S SONG"
"BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER"
"DALLAS"
"DUEL"
"DYNASTY"
"ER"
"GREY'S ANATOMY"
"LA LAW"
"LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE"
"LOST"
"MIAMI VICE"
"MOONLIGHTING"
"ROOTS"
"STAR TREK"
"THE FUGITIVE"
"THE SOPRANOS"
"THE TWILIGHT ZONE"
"THE WALTONS"
"THE X-FILES"

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 just one month after network television was born. It is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming through its Primetime Emmy� Awards, the Television Academy publishes EMMY Magazine and, through its Foundation, is responsible for the Archive of American Television, College Television Awards, acclaimed student internships and other educational outreach programs. For more information on the Television Academy and its many industry-related programs and services, including year-round Academy events, please visit www.emmys.tv.





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· AMERICAN IDOL (ABC)
· BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (UPN)
· ER (NBC)
· FRIENDS (NBC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· SEX AND THE CITY (HBO)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)





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