Soprano's Under fire at Emmy's

Monday, August 28th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

PASADENA, Calif. – NBC's White House drama The West Wing captured four Emmy awards in creative arts categories on Saturday, giving the series ammunition for its showdown against the mob drama The Sopranos at the main ceremony next month.

Powered by West Wing, which heads into its second season in the fall, NBC captured a leading 14 awards, followed by HBO with 12. ABC and Fox each received 9 trophies, while CBS received 5.

The West Wing and The Sopranos, which earned no Emmys in this round, will go head-to-head in a half-dozen categories Sept. 10, when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presents the remaining 27 prime-time Emmys for acting, directing and writing.

Art Direction for a Multicamera Series: Love & Money, CBS.

Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series: The West Wing, NBC.

Art Direction for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special: Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, HBO.

Art Direction for a Variety or Music Program: The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS.

Choreography: Annie, ABC.

Cinematography for a Multicamera Series (two winners): Spin City: "Goodbye," ABC; Sports Night: "Cut Man," ABC.

Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series: The West Wing, NBC.

Cinematography for a Miniseries, Movie or Special: Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, HBO.

Commercial: The Morning After, Nike.

Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or Special: RKO 281, HBO.

Music Direction: Annie, ABC.

Music and Lyrics: Nickellennium, song title: "Up to You," Nickelodeon.

Main Title Theme Music: The West Wing, NBC.

Children's Program (two winners): The Color of Friendship, Disney, and Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales, HBO.

Nonfiction Special: Children in War, HBO.

Animated Program (One Hour or Less): The Simpsons: Behind the Laughter, Fox.

Animated Program (More Than One Hour): Walking With Dinosaurs, Discovery.

The Dallas Morning News


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