HBO received the most awards of any network; “The Pacific” leads all programming with 8 Emmys®
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.
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.
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.”