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[09/15/08 - 03:36 PM]
AMC Garners Most Creative Arts Emmy Awards(R) of Any Basic Cable Network
The cable channel touts its five Creative Arts Emmy wins, Awards, the most for any basic cable network.

[via press release from AMC]

AMC GARNERS MOST CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARDS(R) OF ANY BASIC CABLE NETWORK

MAD MEN WINS OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY, ART DIRECTION, HAIRSTYLING, AND MAIN TITLE DESIGN; BREAKING BAD AWARDED OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING

AMC MOST EMMY-NOMINATED BASIC CABLE NETWORK WITH 20 TOTAL NOMINATIONS

New York, New York � September 13, 2008 � The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the 2008 Creative Arts EMMY Awards, recognizing AMC with five Awards � the most for any basic cable network. AMC's first original drama MAD MEN, which garnered the most EMMY nominations for an original drama series, received four Creative Arts EMMY Awards. The network's critically-acclaimed series BREAKING BAD received one Award.

The following is a statement from AMC General Manager and Executive Vice President Charlie Collier:

"We thank the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for this distinct recognition for the network's original series, MAD MEN and BREAKING BAD. To win five Awards, the most in basic cable, and be considered the best among so many great programs on television is a tremendous honor and an acknowledgement of AMC's commitment to programming excellence."

"We congratulate all of our winners on this incredible accomplishment and thank them for their continued hard work and dedication, which has been central to MAD MEN and BREAKING BAD's critical success."

"These Creative Arts EMMY wins give us added momentum and excitement for next week's Primetime EMMY Awards."

MAD MEN's Creative Arts EMMY wins include:

� Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series Mad Men � Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Pilot) � AMC � Lionsgate Television Bob Shaw, Production Designer Henry Dunn, Art Director Rena DeAngelo, Set Decorator

� Outstanding Cinematography For A One-Hour Series Mad Men � Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Pilot) � AMC � Lionsgate Television Phil Abraham, Director of Photography

� Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Mad Men � Shoot � AMC � Lionsgate Television Gloria Pasqua Casny, Department Head Hairstylist Lucia Mace, Key Hairstylist Anthony Wilson, Additional Hairstylist Barbara Cantu, Additional Hairstylist

� Outstanding Main Title Design Mad Men � AMC � Lionsgate Television Mark Gardner, Designer/Director Steve Fuller, Designer/Director Cara McKenney, Main Title Producer

BREAKING BAD's Creative Arts EMMY win:

� Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series Breaking Bad � Pilot � AMC � High Bridge Productions, Inc. and Gran Via Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television Lynne Willingham, A.C.E., Editor

About MAD MEN

Set in early 1960s New York, MAD MEN follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising. Created, written and executive produced by Matthew Weiner (The Sopranos), the show's cast includes 2007 Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm (The Day the Earth Stood Still), Elisabeth Moss (The West Wing), Vincent Kartheiser (Angel), January Jones (Three Burials of Meliquiades Estrada), Christina Hendricks (Kevin Hill), and John Slattery (Flags of Our Fathers) and guest stars legendary stage and screen star Robert Morse (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying). MAD MEN also stars Michael Gladis (Third Watch), Aaron Staton (August Rush), Rich Sommer (The Devil Wears Prada) and Bryan Batt (Jeffrey).

Also the winner of two Golden Globes and a Peabody Award, MAD MEN burst onto the scene when it debuted on AMC in July 2007 and quickly became one of the most talked about series on television. MAD MEN was featured as a Top 10 program of 2007 in a number of national publications, including TIME, USA Today, People, TV Guide and the Los Angeles Times, and was called the best show of the year by the Associated Press.

MAD MEN is produced by Lionsgate, the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, in association with AMC. Joining Weiner is co-executive producer Scott Hornbacher (The Sopranos) and supervising producers Lisa Albert (Becker), Andre Jacquemetton and Maria Jacquemetton. Marti Noxon (Grey's Anatomy) and David Isaacs (Becker) are consulting producers. Dwayne Shattuck (Hidden Palms) and Blake McCormick (Swingtown) are co-producers, and Marcy Patterson (Miss Guided) is associate producer. Emmy Award-winner Chris Manley (Prison Break) is director of photography. Emmy Award-winner Dan Bishop (Big Love), who won this year's Art Directors Guild Award for his work during MAD MEN's first season, is production designer and Emmy Award-winner Katherine Jane Bryant (Deadwood) is costume designer. Malcolm Jamieson is supervising editor and Chris Nelson and Cindy Mollo are editors. AMC's Joel Stillerman, SVP of original programming, production and digital content; Christina Wayne, SVP of scripted series and mini-series; and Vlad Wolynetz, VP of production, series and movies, oversee development and production for the network.

About BREAKING BAD

From acclaimed writer/producer/director Vince Gilligan (The X-Files), BREAKING BAD follows the story of a desperate man who turns to a life of crime to secure his family's financial security. The dramatic series stars Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle, Little Miss Sunshine), Anna Gunn (Deadwood); Aaron Paul (Mission: Impossible III); Dean Norris (Little Miss Sunshine); Betsy Brandt (CSI); and RJ Mitte (Hannah Montana, Weeds).

The inaugural season of BREAKING BAD premiered in January 2008 to overwhelming acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Rolling Stone praised the series by asking, "What more proof do you need that AMC has the best dramas on cable?" Newsday hailed BREAKING BAD as a "must-see series" and wrote, "Tony Soprano has nothing on Mr. White�" Added Entertainment Weekly, "BREAKING BAD mixes desperation and deviousness to yield a volatile valuable product."

Gilligan and Mark Johnson are executive producers for High Bridge Productions, Inc. and Gran Via Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. AMC's Joel Stillerman, SVP of original programming, production and digital content; Christina Wayne, SVP of scripted series and mini-series; and Vlad Wolynetz, VP of production, series and movies, oversee development and production for the network.

About AMC

AMC is a multi-platform network that celebrates classic movies and high-quality scripted series. Among the elite services available in nearly 93 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC defines what it means to be a classic movie network today, creating a distinctive viewing experience that celebrates all that is enduringly cool, personal and powerfully relevant about movies. AMC's comprehensive library of popular movies strike a meaningful chord with its audience, and its critically-acclaimed slate of originals all have a cinematic quality that allow them to complement and be complemented by some of the best movies of all time. AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel. AMC is THE FUTURE OF CLASSIC.





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