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[09/21/08 - 11:00 PM]
Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Winners
"30 Rock" and "Mad Men" take home Outstanding Comedy and Drama Series respectively.

[via press release from The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences]

Primetime Emmy(R) Awards Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2008

8:00 PM PDT

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences tonight (Sunday, September 21, 2008) awarded the 2007-2008 Primetime Emmys for programs and individual achievements on the "60th Primetime Emmy Awards" originating on the ABC Television Network from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The Academy's Chairman & CEO John Shaffner participated in the awards ceremony. Ken Ehrlich was Executive Producer of the telecast.

In addition to Emmys in 28 categories announced tonight, Emmys in 70 other categories and areas for programs and individual achievements were presented at the Creative Arts Awards on September 13, 2008 from the Nokia Theatre. The awards were tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

The total primetime awards announced on tonight�s telecast were distributed as follows: (Note: The figures in parenthesis represent the grand total of Emmys awarded, including those announced tonight and those announced September 13th.)

Programs Individuals Total

HBO 2 (6) 8 (20) 10 (26)
ABC - - 3 (12) 3 (12)
CBS 1 (2) 1 (8) 2 (10)
NBC 1 (1) 3 (9) 4 (10)
PBS - (3) 1 (7) 1 (10)
AMC 1 (1) 2 (7) 3 (8)
Showtime - (1) - (4) - (5)
FOX - (1) 1 (3) 1 (4)
Comedy Central 1 (2) 1 (1) 2 (3)
FX Networks - - 2 (3) 2 (3)
Bravo - (1) - (1) - (2)
Cartoon Network - (1) - (1) - (2)
Sci-Fi Channel - - - - (2) - (2)
CW - - - (1) - (1)
Discovery Channel - - - (1) - (1)
Disney Channel - (1) - - - (1)
National Geographic Channel - (1) - - - (1)
NBC.Com - (1) - - - (1)
Nickelodeon - (1) - - - (1)
Sci-Fi Channel.Com - (1) - - - (1)
TBS - - - (1) - (1)
The History Channel/VOD - (1) - - - (1)
TNT - - - (1) - (1)

A complete list of all awards presented tonight is attached. The final page of the attached list includes a recap of all programs with multiple awards.

For further information, see www.emmys.tv

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

JEREMY PIVEN as Ari Gold HBO Entourage

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

JEAN SMART as Regina Newly ABC Samantha Who?

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

�ELJKO IVANEK as Ray Fiske FX NETWORKS Damages

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

LOUIS J. HORVITZ ABC 80th Annual Academy Awards

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

DIANNE WIEST as Dr. Gina Toll HBO In Treatment

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM

The Colbert Report COMEDY CENTRAL TOM PURCELL, Head Writer STEPHEN COLBERT, Writer ALLISON SILVERMAN, Writer RICHARD DAHM, Writer MICHAEL BRUMM, Writer ROB DUBBIN, Writer ERIC DRYSDALE, Writer PETER GWINN, Writer JAY KATSIR, Writer LAURA KRAFFT, Writer FRANK LESSER, Writer GLENN EICHLER, Writer PETER GROSZ, Writer BRYAN ADAMS, Writer BARRY JULIEN, Writer MEREDITH SCARDINO, Writer

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

LAURA LINNEY as Abigail Adams HBO John Adams

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART COMEDY CENTRAL Jon Stewart, Executive Producer David Javerbaum, Executive Producer Rory Albanese, Co-Executive Producer Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer Josh Lieb, Co-Executive Producer Jim Margolis, Supervising Producer Jennifer Flanz, Supervising Producer

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

BARRY SONNENFELD ABC Pushing Daisies Pie-Lette

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

TINA FEY NBC 30 Rock Cooter

OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE

RECOUNT HBO Paula Weinstein, Executive Producer Len Amato, Executive Producer Sydney Pollack, Executive Producer Jay Roach, Executive Producer Michael Hausman, Produced by

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

TOM WILKINSON as Benjamin Franklin HBO John Adams

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL

JAY ROACH HBO Recount

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL

KIRK ELLIS HBO John Adams Independence

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

DAME EILEEN ATKINS as Miss Deborah Jenkyns PBS Cranford (Masterpiece)

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

THE AMAZING RACE CBS Jerry Bruckheimer, Executive Producer Bertram van Munster, Executive Producer Jonathan Littman, Executive Producer Hayma "Screech" Washington, Executive Producer Amy Nabseth Chacon, Co-Executive Producer Elise Doganieri, Co-Executive Producer Bill Pruitt, Supervising Producer Matt Schmidt, Supervising Producer Mark Vertullo, Supervising Producer Jarratt Carson, Senior Producer Giselle Parets, Senior Producer Phil Keoghan, Producer

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES

JOHN ADAMS HBO Tom Hanks, Executive Producer Gary Goetzman, Executive Producer Kirk Ellis, Co-Executive Producer Frank Doelger, Co-Executive Producer David Coatsworth, Produced by Steven Shareshian, Produced by

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM

DON RICKLES HBO Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

GREG YAITANES FOX House House�s Head

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

MATTHEW WEINER AMC Mad Men Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Pilot)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

PAUL GIAMATTI as John Adams HBO John Adams

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

ALEC BALDWIN as Jack Donaghy NBC 30 Rock

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

GLENN CLOSE as Patty Hewes FX NETWORKS Damages

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

BRYAN CRANSTON as Walt White AMC Breaking Bad

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

TINA FEY as Liz Lemon NBC 30 Rock

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

JEFF PROBST CBS Survivor

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

30 ROCK NBC Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer Tina Fey, Executive Producer Marci Klein, Executive Producer David Miner, Executive Producer Robert Carlock, Executive Producer John Riggi, Co-Executive Producer Jack Burditt, Co-Executive Producer Jeff Richmond, Producer Don Scardino, Producer Jerry Kupfer, Producer

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

MAD MEN AMC Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer Tom Palmer, Co-Executive Producer Scott Hornbacher, Producer Lisa Albert, Producer Andre Jacquemetton, Producer Maria Jacquemetton, Producer

PROGRAMS WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS

September 13 September 21 Total
John Adams 8 5 13
30 Rock 3 4 7
Mad Men 4 2 6
50th Annual Grammy Awards 3 - 3
Damages 1 2 3
Pushing Daisies 2 1 3
Recount 1 2 3
The War 3 - 3
80th Annual Academy Awards 1 1 2
American Masters 2 - 2
Autism: The Musical 2 - 2
Battlestar Galactica 2 - 2
Breaking Bad 1 1 2
Cranford (Masterpiece) 1 1 2
Dancing With The Stars 2 - 2
In Treatment 1 1 2
Jimmy Kimmel Live 2 - 2
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project 1 1 2
This American Life 2 - 2





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· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· 30 ROCK (NBC)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· BREAKING BAD (AMC)
· DAMAGES (AUDIENCE)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· HOUSE (FOX)
· IN TREATMENT (HBO)
· JOHN ADAMS (HBO)
· MAD MEN (AMC)
· PUSHING DAISIES (ABC)
· RECOUNT (HBO)
· SAMANTHA WHO? (ABC)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)





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