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HBO Cops Eight Nontelevised Emmys

9/06/1998 8:00 PM Eastern

Pasadena, Calif. -- As usual, Home Box Office led the way
among cable networks, picking up eight awards in the nontelevised portion of the primetime
Emmy Awards Saturday, Aug. 29.

Discovery Channel won three awards, and Turner Network
Television took home two. And Showtime, TBS Superstation, Nickelodeon and Disney Channel
copped a single Emmy apiece from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences..

Most of cable's awards came in technical categories,
although Discovery won for best nonfiction special for the "Vietnam POWs: Stories of
Survival" episode of its Discovery Sunday show.

Nick and Disney shared the award for children's
programming; Disney won for Muppets Tonight,and Nickelodeon for Nick
News Special Edition: What Are You Staring At?

NBC copped a leading 12 awards, followed by ABC with eight,
Fox with six and CBS and PBS with four apiece.

The Aug. 29 ceremonies will air on TV Land Sept. 11 at 8
p.m. The rest of the primetime Emmys will be awarded Sept. 13 in a four-hour show on NBC
starting at 7 p.m.

Here are the remainder of the awards handed out to cable
networks:

Casting for a Miniseries or Movie:From the Earth to the Moon, HBO.
Cinematography:National Geographic Special: America's Endangered
Species: Don't Say Goodbye
, NBC; Wolves at Our Door, Discovery.
Costuming for a Miniseries, Movie or Special:The Pentagon Wars, HBO.
Costume Design for a Variety or Music Program:Tracey Takes On ... ,
HBO.
Hairstyling for a Series:Tracey Takes On ... : Smoking, HBO.
Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or Special:From the Earth to the Moon,
HBO.
Individual Achievement in Animation: Eric Radomski, Spawn, HBO.
Multicamera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or Special:Stomp Out
Loud
, HBO.
Music Composition for a Miniseries or Movie (Dramatic Underscore):Glory
& Honor
, TNT.
Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or Movie:Gia, HBO.
Sound Editing:National Geographic Explorer, TBS.
Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or Special:Rough Riders, TNT.
Sound Mixing:Wolves at Our Door, Discovery.
Sound Mixing for a Drama, Miniseries or Movie:12 Angry Men, Showtime.
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