“Temple Grandin” And “You Don’t Know Jack” Receive 15 Nominations a piece

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2010 – HBO received 101 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the tenth year in a row, for the upcoming 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles.

“The Pacific” led all nominees with 24 nominations, while “Temple Grandin” and“You Don’t Know Jack” received 15 nominations apiece.HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

  • 24 nominations for “The Pacific,” including Outstanding Miniseries, 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Nutter and Jeremy Podeswa; Tim Van Patten) and 2 for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Michelle Ashford and Robert Schenkkan; Bruce C. McKenna and Robert Schenkkan).
  • 15 nominations 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), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Catherine O’Hara, Julia Ormond), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Mick Jackson) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Christopher Monger, William Merritt Johnson).
  • 15 nominations for “You Don’t Know Jack,” including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Al Pacino), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (John Goodman), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Susan Sarandon, Brenda Vaccaro), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Barry Levinson) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Adam Mazer).
  • 5 nominations for “The Special Relationship,” including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Dennis Quaid, Michael Sheen), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Hope Davis) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Peter Morgan).
  • 5 nominations for “True Blood,” including Outstanding Drama Series.
  • 5 nominations for “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert,” including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Joel Gallen).
  • 4 nominations for “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Larry David).
  • 3 nominations for “Big Love,” including 2 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Mary Kay Place, Sissy Spacek).
  • 3 nominations for “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama,” including Outstanding Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Amy Rice, Alicia Sams).
  • 3 nominations for “Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction,” including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.
  • 2 nominations for “Bill Maher…But I’m Not Wrong,” including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Bill Maher).
  • 2 nominations for “Real Time with Bill Maher,” including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series (Adam Felber, Matt Gunn, Brian Jacobsmeyer, Jay Jaroch, Chris Kelly, Bill Maher, Billy Martin, Jonathan Schmock, Danny Vermont, Scott Carter).
  • 2 nominations for “Teddy: In His Own Words,” including Outstanding Nonfiction Special.
  • 2 nominations for “Treme,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Agnieszka Holland).
  • 2 nominations for “Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me,” including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (Wanda Sykes).

Other HBO nominees include “Avatar: Enter the World of Pandora,” “Bored to Death,” “Capturing Mary,” “A Dog Year,” “Entourage,” “Hung,” “The Ricky Gervais Show,” “Sergio” and “Terror in Mumbai.”

The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced Aug. 29.

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