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Things I Learned at HBO's Emmy Party, from Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Status to Soderbergh's 'Glue'

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood September 23, 2013 at 4:23PM

HBO knows how to throw a good bash, and their annual Emmy after-party at the Pacific Design Center was a huge improvement on the sad and gloomy death-obsessed 65th Emmy Awards, which nonetheless drew the largest audience in eight years. Who are these mythical TV Academy voters who misled most of the Gold Derby Emmy predicters? I did terribly on my picks but came out ahead of many others, it turned out.
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*           11 Emmys® for “Behind the Candelabra,” including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Michael Douglas); Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Steven Soderbergh); Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie; Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic); Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special; Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie; and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie.



*           5 Emmys® for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Bobby Cannavale); Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series; Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour); and Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series.



*           3 Emmys® for “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God,” including Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking; Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming; and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).


*           2 Emmys® for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic); and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.



*           2 Emmys® for “Veep,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale).



*           1 Emmy® for “An Apology to Elephants”: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance (Lily Tomlin).


*           1 Emmy® for “Louis C.K.: Oh My God”: Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Louis C.K.).



*           1 Emmy® for “Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden”: Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.


*           1 Emmy® for “The Newsroom”: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeff Daniels).



            The CINEMAX series “Banshee” also received an Emmy®, for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role.

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