Wednesday, June 06, 2007

It's almost time for the Television Critics Association awards... always my favorite awards show of the year, because they let me vote.

Here are my picks (marked with an X):

PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
“American Idol” (Fox)
“Friday Night Lights” (NBC)
X - “Heroes” (NBC)
“Planet Earth” (Discovery)
“The Wire” (HBO)
“When the Levees Broke” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
X - “30 Rock” (NBC)
“The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)
“Entourage” (HBO)
“The Office” (NBC)
"Ugly Betty” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
X - “Friday Night Lights” (NBC)
“Heroes” (NBC)
“Lost” (ABC)
“The Sopranos” (HBO)
“The Wire” (HBO)
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT MOVIES, MINI-SERIES AND SPECIALS
“Broken Trail” (AMC)
X - “Planet Earth” (Discovery)
“Prime Suspect” (PBS)
“The State Within” (BBC America)
“When the Levees Broke” (HBO)

OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
“30 Rock” (NBC)
“Dexter” (Showtime)
X - “Friday Night Lights” (NBC)
“Heroes” (NBC)
“Ugly Betty” (ABC)

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY
X - Alec Baldwin (“30 Rock”)
Stephen Colbert (“The Colbert Report”)
America Ferrara (“Ugly Betty”)
Tina Fey (“30 Rock”)
Jon Stewart (“The Daily Show”)

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA
X - Connie Britton (“Friday Night Lights”)
Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”)
Michael C. Hall (“Dexter”)
Hugh Laurie (“House”)
Helen Mirren (“Prime Suspect”)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING
“Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
“Johnny and the Sprites” (The Disney Channel)
X - “Kyle XY” (ABC Family)
“Lincoln Heights” (ABC Family)
“SpongeBob Squarepants” (Nickelodeon)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS & INFORMATION
“Baghdad ER” (HBO)
“Bill Moyers Journal” (PBS)
“Galapagos” (National Geographic)
X - “Planet Earth” (Discovery)
“When the Levees Broke” (HBO)

HERITAGE AWARD
“M*A*S*H” (CBS)
“Roots” (ABC)
"Sesame Street” (PBS)
“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” (CBS)
X - “The Sopranos” (HBO)

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
Mary Tyler Moore
Ed Bradley
X - William Shatner
Bill Moyers
Larry Gelbart

5 Comments:

At 8:00 AM, June 06, 2007, Blogger Christopher Short said...

I need someone on YouTube to make a mashup of all the Heritage Award nominees. Stat.

 
At 8:21 AM, June 06, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

No votes for Lost? :) There oughtta be a "Comeback Show of the Year" award, for which Lost would surely win!!!

 
At 8:31 AM, June 06, 2007, Anonymous ethan said...

Might have gone with Bill Moyers for Career Achievement, otherwise right on with your picks!

 
At 9:48 AM, June 06, 2007, Blogger AndyW said...

You can't have the opportunity to vote for William Shatner and not vote for William Shatner. It's just not done.

 
At 9:22 PM, June 06, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess I would have voted for one of the older shows for the Heritage Award. All of those shows were first in addressing some issues never before brought to the TV screen...IMO.

 

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