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Nominees Announced for 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Sopranos dominates nominations (July 13, 2001)
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Thursday announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. A total of 416 separate nominations in 83 categories and areas was distributed. For a complete list of nominees by category, click here for a PDF document.

The winners will be announced Sept. 16, with a live telecast on CBS.

Tallied by program, "The Sopranos" leads the race with 22 nominations, followed by "The West Wing" with 18 nominations and "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" with 13 nominations. Network leaders included HBO with 94 nominations, ABC with 63 nominations and CBS with 46 nominations.

Key categories in the animation space include:

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)
"As Told By Ginger" ("Hello Stranger") -- NIC, Klasky Csupo
"Futurama" (Amazon Women In The Mood) -- FOX, The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox TV
"King Of The Hill" ("Chasing Bobby") -- FOX, 20th Century Fox Television in association with 3Arts Entertainment, Deedle-Dee Productions & Judgemental Films
"The Powerpuff Girls" ("Moral Decay & Meet The Beat Alls") -- Toon, A Cartoon Network Production in association with Cartoon Network Studios
"The Simpsons" ("Homr") -- FOX ? Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or More) (Area Award: Possibility of one or no award)
"Allosaurus: A Walking With Dinosaurs Special" -- DISC, A BBC Discovery Channel Productions

Emmy candidates by total number of nominations are:

22 nominations: "The Sopranos"
18 nominations: "The West Wing"
13 nominations: "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows"
12 nominations: "61*," "Will & Grace"
11 nominations: "Anne Frank," "Frasier"
10 nominations: "Conspiracy," "Sex and the City"
9 nominations: "Malcolm in the Middle"
8 nominations: "73rd Annual Academy Awards," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Star Trek: Voyager"
7 nominations: "Ally McBeal," "ER," "Horatio Hornblower," "The Practice," "Wit"
6 nominations: "Barbra Streisand: Timeless," "Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band"
5 nominations: "Friends," "Jazz," "The Last of the Blonde Bombshells," "Late Show with David Letterman," "Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen," "MADtv" "Saturday Night Live," "Survivor"
4 nominations: "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story," "Law & Order," "Nuremberg," "Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby"
3 nominations: "Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special," "Cirque du Soleil's Dralion," "Ed," "Frank Herbert's Dune," "Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks," "Haven," "The Lot," "Once & Again," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
2 nominations: "Behind the Music," "Bojangles," "Boston Public," "The Chris Rock Show," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "The Drew Carey Show," "Dwarfs: Not a Fairy Tale," "Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning," "Gideon's Crossing," "Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis," "Judging Amy," "La Travita from Paris (Great Performances)," "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher," "Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific," "The Simpsons," "Spin City," "Stargate SG-1," "Trauma: Life in the ER," "When Billie Beat Bobby," "Whose Line is it Anyway?," "The X-Files"

Here are the networks listed alphabetically with their nomination totals:

A&E -- 14
ABC -- 63
AMC (American Movie Classics) -- 3
AP (Animal Planet) -- 1
BRV (Bravo) -- 5
CBS -- 46
COM (Comedy Central) -- 2
DISC (Discovery Channel) -- 4
E! -- 1
FOX -- 40
HBO -- 94
HIST (History Channel) 1
NBC 76
NIC (Nickelodeon) -- 3
ODY (Odyssey Network) -- 1
PBS -- 16
Sci Fi -- 3
SHO (Showtime) -- 10
SYN (Syndicated) -- 1
TECH TV -- 1
TLC (The Learning Channel) -- 3
TNT -- 7
TOON (Cartoon Network) -- 1
UPN 10
USA -- 1
VH1 -- 3
Commercials 5 (No Network Affiliation)

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