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AMC Garners Most Emmy(R) Award Nominations for a Basic Cable Network Three Years in a Row
AMC details its nominations for "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad" and "The Prisoner."

[via press release from AMC]






New York, New York - July 8, 2010 - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 62nd Annual Emmy(R) Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 26 nominations, the most for any basic cable network for the third year in a row. AMC's Emmy and Golden Globe(R)-winning original drama "Mad Men," which made history last year as the only basic cable series ever to win back-to-back Emmys for Outstanding Drama, received 17 nominations and stands as the most Emmy nominated drama on television. AMC's original series "Breaking Bad," which garnered two Emmy wins in 2009, received seven nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor.

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

"We thank the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for once again recognizing the network's original series. This acknowledgement makes AMC the most nominated network in basic cable, reinforcing our promise to be the home of premium television on basic cable.

We congratulate all of our �Mad Men,' �Breaking Bad' and �The Prisoner' nominees and their talented production teams and spectacular casts, on these well-deserved nominations."

Following is the complete list of nominations for AMC:

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Jon Hamm as Don Draper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

The Prisoner · AMC · AMC, ITV Productions and Granada

Ian McKellen as Two

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

January Jones as Betty Draper

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Mad Men · Shut The Door. Have A Seat. · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad · One Minute · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Michelle MacLaren, Director

Mad Men · Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Lesli Linka Glatter, Director

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Mad Men · Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Robin Veith, Writer

Matthew Weiner, Writer

Mad Men · Shut The Door. Have A Seat. · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Matthew Weiner, Writer

Erin Levy, Writer

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

Mad Men · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Laura Schiff, CSA, Casting by

Carrie Audino, CSA, Casting by

Outstanding Cinematography For A One Hour Series

Breaking Bad · No Mas · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Michael Slovis, Director of Photography

Mad Men · Shut The Door. Have A Seat. · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Christopher Manley, Director of Photography

Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie

The Prisoner · Checkmate · AMC · AMC, ITV Productions and Granada

Florian Hoffmeister, Director of Photography

Outstanding Costumes For A Series

Mad Men · Souvenir · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Janie Bryant, Costume Designer

Le Dawson, Costume Supervisor

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad · No Mas · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Skip MacDonald, Edited by

Mad Men · The Gypsy And The Hobo · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Pattye Rogers, Edited by

Christopher Nelson, Edited by

Mad Men · Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Tom Wilson, Edited by

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Mad Men · Souvenir · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Lucia Mace, Department Head Hairstylist

Anthony Wilson, Key Hairstylist

Mary Guerrero, Additional Hairstylist

Peggy Semtob, Additional Hairstylist

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Mad Men · Souvenir · AMC · Lionsgate Television

Lana Horochowski, Department Head Makeup Artist

Ron Pipes, Key Makeup Artist

Maggie Fung, Makeup Artist

Kate Shorter, Additional Makeup Artist

Bonita Dehaven, Additional Makeup Artist

Angie Wells, Additional Makeup Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

Breaking Bad · One Minute · AMC · Sony Pictures Television

Nick Forshager, Supervising Sound Editor

Kathryn Madsen, Supervising ADR Editor

Mark Cookson, Sound Effects Editor

Cormac Funge, Sound Effects Editor

Jane Boegel, Dialogue Editor

Jason Newman, Music Editor

Gregg Barbanell, Foley Artist

Dominique Decaudain-Tabach, Foley Artist

About "Mad Men"

Set in 1960s New York, "Mad Men" is a sexy and provocative original drama that follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising. Created and executive produced by Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Matthew Weiner, the show's cast includes: Golden Globe-winner Jon Hamm, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jared Harris, Rich Sommer, Aaron Staton, Robert Morse and Kiernan Shipka. Lionsgate, the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, produces the series. "Mad Men" Season 3 premieres Sunday, July 25 at 10pm ET.

About "Breaking Bad"

Created by acclaimed writer/producer/director Vince Gilligan, "Breaking Bad" follows Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a milquetoast high school chemistry teacher who discovers he is dying of lung cancer. Desperate to secure his family's financial future, Walt teams up with a former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), to turn a used RV into a mobile drug lab. Filmed on location in Albuquerque, NM, "Breaking Bad" season three stars 2008 and 2009 Emmy-winner Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte, Bob Odenkirk, Giancarlo Esposito and Jonathan Banks. "Breaking Bad" is produced by High Bridge Productions, Inc. and Gran Via Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television for AMC. AMC announced in June the renewal of "Breaking Bad" for a fourth season.

About "The Prisoner"

Based on the original 1960s British series, "The Prisoner" starred Jim Caviezel in the title role of Six, a part that was originally made famous when played by McGoohan and two-time Oscar(R) nominee Ian McKellen as Two. AMC co-produced "The Prisoner" with UK producer Granada and ITV Productions. The mini-series was written by Bill Gallagher and directed by Nick Hurran (It's a Boy Girl Thing, Little Black Book).

About AMC:

AMC reigns as the only network to ever win the Golden Globe(R) Award for Best Television Series - Drama three years in a row and the only basic cable network to win back-to-back Primetime Emmy(R) Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade from the most comprehensive library or creating acclaimed original productions, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC's original stories include the Emmy(R) Award-winning dramas Mad Men and Breaking Bad, and insightful non-scripted programming such as AMC News. AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with curated movie franchises like AMC Hollywood Icon and AMC Complete Collection. Available in more than 95 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and Wedding Central. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereSM.

  [july 2010]  


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