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2005-09-19 00:46:05

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC capped a rebound year with six Emmy Awards on Sunday for hit shows including "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives," but it was cable TV's HBO that won the most awards, seven, at U.S. television's top honors. Walt Disney Co. unit ABC had long lagged rivals NBC and CBS in the viewership before the popular "Housewives" and "Lost" debuted last year, because of its success with the two shows, it was widely considered to be the Emmys frontrunner....

2005-09-18 23:18:57

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC's new castaway thriller "Lost" won the award for best drama, and beloved sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," which recently ended its nine-year CBS run, clinched an upset victory as best comedy at the Emmy Awards on Sunday. The surprise triumph for "Raymond," which also claimed the top comedy prize in 2003, was in keeping with Emmy voters' preference for older shows and past winners over newcomers and came at the expense of another ABC...

2005-07-14 09:13:53

(Please read in 8th paragraph ... Glenn Close ... instead of Glen Close) By Steve Gorman and Kevin Krolicki LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Desperate Housewives," one of the surprise hits driving a ratings rebound at ABC, and veteran NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" led the field of Emmy Award series contenders announced on Thursday with 15 nominations each, including bids for best comedy. But two HBO made-for-TV movies, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" and "Warm Springs," scored the biggest...

2005-07-14 09:02:27

By Steve Gorman and Kevin Krolicki LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Desperate Housewives," one of the surprise hits driving a ratings rebound at ABC, and veteran NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" led the field of Emmy Award series contenders announced on Thursday with 15 nominations each, including bids for best comedy. But two HBO made-for-TV movies, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" and "Warm Springs," scored the biggest tallies of any programs vying for U.S. television's highest honors this...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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