HBO Receives 26 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the Most of Any Network This Year; Elizabeth I Leads All Shows With 9 Emmys®
August 28, 2006 - HBO received 26 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network, in the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. The awards received by the network this year reflect the diversity of HBO’s original programming, ranging from series and original movies to documentaries and family specials.
Elizabeth I topped HBO’s list of winners with 9 awards, the most Emmys® of any show on TV this year. Baghdad ER and Rome both received 4 awards, while The Girl in the Cafe received 3 awards.
HBO’s Emmy® wins this year include:
* -- 9 Emmys® overall for Elizabeth I including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Helen Mirren), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Jeremy Irons), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Tom Hooper), Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie.
* -- 4 Emmys® overall for Baghdad ER, including Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Jon Alpert, Matthew O’Neill), Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming - Single-Camera Productions and Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).
* -- 4 Emmys® overall for Rome, including Outstanding Costumes for a Series, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Series, Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series and Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.
* -- 3 Emmys® overall for The Girl in the Cafe, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kelly Macdonald) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard Curtis).
* -- 2 Emmys® overall for Six Feet Under, including Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Patricia Clarkson) and Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special.
* -- 1 Emmy® for Classical Baby 2: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Jarek Syzszko).
* -- 1 Emmy® for Entourage: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Jeremy Piven).
* -- 1 Emmy® for I Have Tourette’s But Tourette’s Doesn’t Have Me: Outstanding Children’s Program.
* -- 1 Emmy® for The Sopranos: Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Terence Winter).
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