HBO received the most awards of any network; “The Pacific” leads all programming with 8 Emmys®
SAO PAULO and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ — HBO® received 25 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network at the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards Show, which took place Sunday night in Los Angeles.
The miniseries, “The Pacific,” headlined the list of awarded programming, with 8 Emmys®, while the HBO® original made-for-TV film, “Temple Grandin,” was awarded 7, and “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert” received 3 awards.
Among the recognitions, HBO led the list with 17 Creative Arts® Emmys, from which “The Pacific” received 7 statuettes and “Temple Grandin” received 2.
The awards the network received this year reflect the quality of original programming offered by HBO and the variety of its television series, movies, and special documentaries which range from drama and science fiction to comedy, romance, and suspense, among other genres.
HBO’s 2010 Emmy® award-winning productions are as follows:
Other HBO programs recognized by the Emmy® Awards were: “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama” for Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming; “Teddy: In His Own Words” for Outstanding Nonfiction Special; “Bored to Death” for Outstanding Main Title Design, “The Ricky Gervais Show” for Individual Achievement in Animation: Character Design; and “Entourage” for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.
As part of HBO Latin America’s programming, the series “Mad Men” was also awarded 4 Emmys® including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Matthew Weiner and Erin Levy) and Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series.
HBO Latin America programming received 124 nominations for the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards, for programs and categories such as:
Other HBO nominees include “Avatar: Enter the World of Pandora (HBO First Look),” “Bored to Death,” “Capturing Mary,” “A Dog Year,” “Entourage,” “Hung,” “The Ricky Gervais Show,” “Sergio” and “Terror in Mumbai.”
About HBO Latin America
HBO Latin America is the premium television network leader which, in addition to being recognized for the quality and diversity of its original programming, films and documentaries, also provides services with the highest technology in SD and HD formats in more than 23 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean through its HBO®, HBO® Plus, HBO® Family, Cinemax® and Max Prime(SM), and its SVOD service.