HBO earns a record number of primetime EMMY® awards nominations

Posted on 2011-07-14
<p>Miami, July 14, 2011- HBO® has received the most nominations for the upcoming edition of the Primetime Emmy® awards for the eleventh year in a row. The nominees for the 63rd edition of the awards were announced today from Los Angeles.&nbsp;</p><p>The HBO original Miniseries, “Mildred Pierce” leads all nominees with 21 nods. The successful series, “Boardwalk Empire,” is close behind with 18, making these the two most recognized series.</p><p>The HBO programs that received Emmy nominations this year were:</p><ul><li>“Mildred Pierce” with 21 nominations, including: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kate Winslet), 2 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Guy Pearce and Brian F. O’Byrne), 3 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Evan Rachel Wood, Melissa Leo and Mare Winningham), Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie.</li><li>“Boardwalk Empire” with 18 nominations, including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Steve Buscemi), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Kelly MacDonald), 3 nominations for Outstanding Cinematography in a Drama Series, 2 nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Visual Effects.</li><li>“Game of Thrones” with 13 nominations, including: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Special Effects.</li><li>"Too Big To Fail” with 11 nominations including: Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries (William Hurt), 2 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Paul Giamatti y James Woods), Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Drama Special.</li><li>“Cinema Verite” with 9 nominations including: Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Diane Lane), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries.</li><li>"Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden" with 5 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, and Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special.</li><li>"True Blood" with 4 nominations including: Outstanding Guest Supporting Actress (Alfre Woodard) and Outstanding Sound Editing.</li><li>"Gasland" with 4 nominations, including: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.</li><li>"Thurgood" with 3 nominations including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Laurence Fishburne), Outstanding Image Editing for a Special and Outstanding Musical Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or Special.</li><li>“Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway" with 3 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.</li><li>"If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise" with 2 nominations including: Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.</li><li>"Carrie Fisher in Wishful Drinking" with 2 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.</li></ul><p><br></p><p>Other HBO programs that were nominated to the Emmys include: "Robert Klein: Unfair &amp; Unbalanced”, “Real Time with Bill Mayer”, “Big Love”, “Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On”, “A Child’s Garden of Poetry”, “Masterclass”, “Colin Quinn: Long Story Short”, “His Way” and “Rick Gervais: Out of England 2- The Stand-Up Special”.</p><p>As part of HBO’s programming in Latin America, the following series were recognized: “Mad Men” with 19 nominations, “The Big C” with 3 nominations, and “Carlos” with 2 nominations.&nbsp;</p><p>The Emmy Award winners will be announced on September 18th from the NOKIA Theater in Los Angeles.</p><p><br></p><p>&nbsp;</p>