Showtime, American Movie Classics and Disney Channel led the pack of
cable-network winners after the first round of 2002 Daytime Emmy Award
At events in New York and Los Angeles, Showtime received four Emmys, all for
various made-for-TV movies in the channel's 'Original Pictures for All Ages'
collection. AMC and Disney scored two awards apiece.
My Louisiana Sky and Off Season were the Showtime films honored,
each with two awards.
Of six directing achievement awards presented, cable netted one-half of them
-- Dennis Rosenblatt for Comedy Central's Win Ben Stein's Money (game
show), Mitchell Kreigman and Dean Gordon for Disney's The Book of Pooh
(children's series) and actor Adam Arkin for My Louisiana Sky (children's
special). Rosenblatt's award is his second for Win Ben Stein's Money.
AMC nabbed a double win in the special class categories for series (Behind
the Screen) and special (Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie
Food Network's Wolfgang Puck earned the 'Outstanding Service Show' Emmy.
ABC Family and Home Box Office also won one award each.
The rest of the Daytime Emmys will be presented from New York Friday on a
two-hour live CBS special.