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[08/30/10 - 12:20 PM]
ABC's Hit Comedy "Modern Family" Captures Six Emmy Awards, the Most for Any Series
The Disney/ABC Television Group details its 19 Emmy wins.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC'S HIT COMEDY "MODERN FAMILY" CAPTURES SIX EMMY AWARDS, THE MOST FOR ANY SERIES, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES IN ITS FIRST SEASON, A FIRST-EVER EMMY AWARD FOR ERIC STONESTREET FOR SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES, AND A WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES WIN FOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS/WRITERS STEVEN LEVITAN AND CHRISTOPHER LLOYD

DISNEY/ABC Television Group Totals 19 Emmy Awards

ABC Network Led All Broadcasters with 18 Emmy Awards

"Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" Cooks Up a Reality Series Win

Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie" Celebrates Outstanding Children's Program Win

"Disney Prep & Landing" Celebrates Animation Program Win

ABC Network's critically acclaimed freshman hit comedy series, "Modern Family," swept more categories than any other series with three wins, including the top comedy series prize, at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, presented last night. In addition to winning for Outstanding Comedy Series, "Modern Family's" Eric Stonestreet captured his first-ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and executive producers Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd took the Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series prize for the pilot episode.

"Modern Family" won a total of six Emmys, with the other three awards for Casting, Sound Mixing and Picture Editing announced at the Creative Arts Emmys on Aug. 21.

With the combination of wins at the Primetime ceremony and the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Disney/ABC Television Group won a total of 19 awards, with ABC leading all broadcast networks with a total of 18 wins.

ABC's "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" series captured a first-time win for Reality Program, and Walt Disney Animation Studios and ABC were big winners in the animation category at the Creative Emmy Awards announced on August 21, as their holiday special "Disney Prep & Landing" took home four Emmys, the most for any broadcast program, including one for Outstanding Animated Program. Individual Achievement Emmy Awards were also presented for storyboard artist Joe Mateo, art director Andy Harkness and background key designer William M. George III. "Disney Prep & Landing" is ABC's first television special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Producers from Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place The Movie" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series at the Creative Arts Emmys.

Additional winners announced at the Creative ceremony include: Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) for "Grey's Anatomy"; Outstanding Costumes for a Variety/Music Program or a Special for "Jimmy Kimmel Live"; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or a Special for "Dancing with the Stars"; Outstanding Art Direction for a Variety, Music or Nonfiction

Programming for the "82nd Annual Academy Awards"; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series for "Lost"; Outstanding Stunt Coordination for "FlashForward" and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series for "Dancing with the Stars."





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· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· JAMIE OLIVER'S FOOD REVOLUTION (ABC)
· LOST (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE (DISNEY)





[07/30/16 - 03:48 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Virtual Reality Short Documentary Film from Academy Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow in Partnership with Here Be Dragons and Annapurna Pictures
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[07/30/16 - 03:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Orders Drama Script for Global Limited Series Based on Michael Crichton's Soon-to-Be-Published Manuscript, Dragon Teeth
The book was discovered by his wife Sherri Crichton amongst his archives and immediately identified the book as "Pure Crichton."

[07/30/16 - 02:31 PM]
National Geographic and Katie Couric Media Partner on New Global Documentary, Gender Revolution (W.T.)
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[07/30/16 - 02:16 PM]
National Geographic Channel Acquires Worldwide Rights to Climate Change Feature Documentary
The film presents an informative and engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe.

[07/30/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Quarry" Debuts Sept. 9
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[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the Second Half of 2016
Kent Jones, Marc Levin, Daphne Pinkerson, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Jon Alpert are among the featured auspices.

[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
HBO to Make Entire Run of Landmark Series "The Larry Sanders Show" Available Starting in September
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[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
HBO Renews "Real Time with Bill Maher" Through 2018
Currently averaging 4.4 million viewers, "Real Time" is enjoying its most-watched season since the show's 2003 debut season.

[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an unclich├ęd and authentic way.

[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church stars as Robert, Frances' (Parker) husband, who is struggling to cope with their marriage falling apart.

[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
The series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture "Westworld," written and directed by Michael Crichton.

[07/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
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[07/29/16 - 01:46 PM]
Vice President Joe Biden to Appear on "Law & Order: SVU"
The Vice President will appear as himself in a press conference scene where he commends the SVU, led by Lt. Olivia Benson, for their work in addressing the national rape kit backlog, specifically in the city of Detroit.

[07/29/16 - 01:37 PM]
2.5 Million Watch "Hell on Wheels" Drive Its Last Spike
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[07/29/16 - 01:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Global Scripted Event Series Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller, "The Long Road Home"
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