HBO Wins 25 Emmy Awards, The Most of Any Network; ‘The Pacific’ Leads All Programming with 8 Emmys

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via press release:

HBO RECEIVES 25 PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS,

THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR;

THE PACIFIC LEADS ALL PROGRAMMING WITH 8 EMMYS®

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2010 – HBO received 25 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network for the eighth year in a row, in the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition.  “The Pacific” led all programming with 8 awards, while “Temple Grandin” received 7 awards.

HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:

8 Emmys® for “The Pacific,” including Outstanding Miniseries; Outstanding Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie; and Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

7 Emmys® for “Temple Grandin,” including Outstanding Made for Television Movie; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Claire Danes); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (David Strathairn); Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Julia Ormond); Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Mick Jackson); Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie; and Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score).

3 Emmys® for “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert,” including Outstanding Picture Editing for a Special (Single or Multi-Camera); Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special; and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

2 Emmys® for “You Don’t Know Jack,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Al Pacino) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Adam Mazer).

1 Emmy® for “Bored to Death”:  Outstanding Main Title Design.

1 Emmy® for “By the People:  The Election of Barack Obama”:  Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming.

1 Emmy® for “Entourage”:  Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.

1 Emmy® for “The Ricky Gervais Show”:  Individual Achievement in Animation:  Character Design.

1 Emmy® for “Teddy:  In His Own Words”:  Outstanding Nonfiction Special.

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