or


[07/16/09 - 10:57 AM]
Lionsgate Shines with 22 Emmy(R) Award Nominations for Its Acclaimed Series Mad Men and Weeds
"This is a very exciting day for us at Lionsgate," said Kevin Beggs, president of television programming and production.

[via press release from Lionsgate]

Lionsgate Shines With 22 Emmy(R) Award Nominations for Its Acclaimed Series MAD MEN and WEEDS

MAD MEN TOPS DRAMA SERIES CATEGORY FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR WITH 16 NOMINATIONS INCLUDING OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

WEEDS SCORES SIX COMEDY NOMINATIONS INCLUDING OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 16 -- LIONSGATE's (R) (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed AMC drama MAD MEN and hit Showtime comedy WEEDS earned a total of 22 Emmy(R) nominations today, including nods for both shows in the Outstanding Series categories.

MAD MEN, winner of last year's Emmy(R) for Outstanding Drama Series, topped the category once again with 16 nominations, including nods for Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor (Jon Hamm), Lead Actress (Elisabeth Moss), Supporting Actor (John Slattery), Writing, Directing and Cinematography.

The Company's hit comedy WEEDS scored six nominations, led by the series' first Emmy(R) nod for Outstanding Comedy Series, Mary-Louise Parker's third nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress and Elizabeth Perkins' third nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

"This is a very exciting day for us at Lionsgate," said Kevin Beggs, president of television programming and production. "We thank the members of the TV Academy for recognizing the outstanding work of all our nominees and salute our terrific network partners who have been so supremely supportive of both shows."

MAD MEN received the following nominations:

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Jon Hamm

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Elisabeth Moss

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - John Slattery

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - "The Jet Set" - Phil Abraham

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - "A Night to Remember" - Robin Veith, Matthew Weiner

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - "Six Month Leave" - Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Matthew Weiner

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - "The Jet Set" - Matthew Weiner

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - "Meditations in an Emergency" - Kater Gordon, Matthew Weiner

Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series - "The Jet Set" - Dan Bishop, Production Designer; Christopher L. Brown, Art Director; Amy Wells, Set Decorator

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series - Laura Schiff, Casting By; Carrie Audino, Casting By

Outstanding Cinematography for a One-Hour Series -- "The New Girl" - Christopher Manley, Director of Photography

Outstanding Costumes for a Series - "Meditations in an Emergency" - Janie Bryant, Costume Designer; Le Dawson, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series - "The Gold Violin" - Gloria Ponce, Department Head Hairstylist; Katherine Rees, Key Hairstylist; Marilyn Phillips, Additional Hairstylist; Michelle Payne, Additional Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) - "The Jet Set" -- Debbie Zoller, Department Head Makeup Artist; Denise DellaValle, Key Makeup Artist; Ron Pipes, Additional Makeup Artist; Debra Schrey, Additional Makeup Artist

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series - "Maidenform" - Cindy Mollo, Edited By

WEEDS received the following nominations:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Mary-Louise Parker

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Elizabeth Perkins

Outstanding Cinematography for a Half-Hour Series - Michael Trim, Director of Photography

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series - Dava Waite Peaslee, C.S.A., Casting By

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation - "Three Coolers" - Jon Ailetcher, C.A.S., Sound Mixer; Fred Tator, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer; Chris Philp, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Set to launch its third season on AMC August 16, MAD MEN has enjoyed enormous critical acclaim since its premiere and has garnered a long list of honors, including an Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series, two Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series - Drama, AFI Awards as One of the Top 10 Outstanding Television Programs of 2007 and 2008, a Peabody Award and two Writers Guild Awards, among many others. The series has also been embraced internationally, winning the 2008 BAFTA Award, the Royal Television Society Award for International Program and most recently, the Monte Carlo TV Festival's Golden Nymph Award. Created and executive produced by Matthew Weiner in association with Weiner Bros., MAD MEN is set in New York in the 1960's and follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising when the industry was at its height of glamour, power and prestige. The series stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Bryan Batt, Michael Gladis, Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer and Robert Morse.

With its daring portrayal of the complicated life of a suburban pot-dealing mom, WEEDS has become an international success. Now in its fifth season on Showtime, the critically acclaimed series has earned three Golden Globe nominations for Best Comedy Series, two SAG nominations for Best Comedy Ensemble and a Writers Guild Award for Executive Producer Jenji Kohan. Mary-Louise Parker has been honored with four Golden Globe nominations including a 2006 win, two Emmy nominations and four SAG nominations, among other awards for her work in WEEDS. Produced by Lionsgate in association with Tilted Productions, the series was created and is executive produced by Jenji Kohan and also stars Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Nealon, Justin Kirk, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Allie Grant and Andy Milder.

About Lionsgate

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) is the leading next generation studio with a strong and diversified presence in the production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, video-on-demand and digitally delivered content. The Company has built a strong television presence in production of prime time cable and broadcast network series, distribution and syndication of programming through Debmar-Mercury, reality programming through its joint venture with ISH Entertainment and an array of channel platform assets. Its feature film business achieved a record box office performance in the recent January-March 2009 quarter, driven by the success of "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes To Jail," "My Bloody Valentine 3-D" and "The Haunting In Connecticut." The Company's home entertainment business has grown to more than 7% market share and leads the industry in its box office-to-DVD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 12,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate brand remains synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.





  [july 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· MAD MEN (AMC)
· WEEDS (SHOWTIME)





[09/18/14 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Got Talent" Finale, "Laura" Premiere
The Peacock easily leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
ABC Family's "100 Days Until Christmas" Campaign a Social Media Hit on Facebook
"Pretty Little Liars" continues to be dominate on Twitter, ranking as TV's #1 most-tweeted TV drama series of Summer 2014.

[09/17/14 - 01:35 PM]
The Viral Video Show That Started It All, "America's Funniest Home Videos," Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Maker Studios Content Partnership Anchored by Original Clip Show "ShayFV" Starring Shay Carl
The original content initiative extends an existing relationship between Vin Di Bona Productions and Maker Studios.

[09/17/14 - 01:34 PM]
Former President Bill Clinton to Appear on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" Thursday, September 18 at 11 p.m. ET/PT
President Clinton will preside over the 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, which takes place next week (September 21-24) in New York City.

[09/17/14 - 01:33 PM]
A+E Networks(R) Hits 22 Million Downloads with TV Everywhere Apps
The free, ad-supported TV Everywhere apps offer fans access to full episodes, movies and exclusive clips of their favorite A+E Networks HD programming.

[09/17/14 - 12:44 PM]
TBS to Celebrate 20 Years of "Friends" with 20-Episode Marathon on Sept. 22
"We're thrilled to be celebrating Friends' 20th anniversary by giving fans the chance to choose their favorite episodes for TBS's 20-episode marathon," said Phil Oppenheim.

[09/17/14 - 12:38 PM]
SundanceTV Celebrates Academy(R) Award Winner Danny Boyle
In honor of his upcoming series "Babylon," SundanceTV is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the series of the same name.

[09/17/14 - 12:24 PM]
HGTV's "Love It or List It" Begins Production in Raleigh-Durham
Producers at Big Coat Productions are actively seeking potential homeowners who are torn between renovating their existing home and relocating to a new residence.

[09/17/14 - 12:16 PM]
TV Land Hosts a Two-Day Marathon for the 30th Anniversary of "The Cosby Show"
The marathon begins Saturday, September 20 at 2pm with fan favorite episode, "How Ugly Is He?"

[09/17/14 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Announces 2014 New York Comic Con Schedule
"The Americans," "Archer" and "The League" are the among the network's shows being featured.

[09/17/14 - 12:01 PM]
Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy Television's Most Buzzworthy Moments as Bravo Media's "The People's Couch" Returns Tuesday, October 7 at 10PM ET/PT
This documentary series turns the cameras around on everyone's favorite couchers as they share their sentiments - whether good, bad or ugly - on this Fall's buzziest and most talked about "water cooler" series.

[09/17/14 - 11:59 AM]
"The 50 Year Argument," An Inside Look at the New York Review of Books, Debuts Sept. 29, Exclusively on HBO; Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi Direct
The film marks Scorsese's third documentary to be presented on HBO, and Tedeschi's first co-directing project with Scorsese.

[09/17/14 - 11:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Goes Mad for New Series "My Crazy Love" Premiering Tuesday, October 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Each week, real people share their personal stories about a time in their life when the intoxication of love led them to extreme behavior and embarrassing acts.

[09/17/14 - 11:13 AM]
Discovery Channel and BBC Track One of the World's Rarest Animals in "Last Tiger Standing"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, September 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/17/14 - 10:52 AM]
Time to Set the DVR: A Guide to CMT's Fall Lineup
Among the newly announced dates are the return of "Redneck Island" and two one-hour specials from "Party Down South."