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- Awards are coming in so constantly, it is hard to keep up with them. In addition to the ones below, we have links from our News page for the Emmy Nominations, etc. Be sure and see the 2002 Emmy nominations for the show.
- Below is information on the following:
- The West Wing won a prestigious Peabody Awards on March 30, 2000
in New York from the University of
Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of
Journalism and Mass Communication.
NBC, John Wells Productions in
association with Warner Bros. Television
"A magnificent episodic series that depicts
the tension and back-room drama of
presidential politics with an unusual
mixture of maturity and humanity."
- For Brill's Content to do a story on a fictional television series, well enough the cover story, is quite an honor. Their March 2000 issue is lovely.
- Winners of the Humanitas Prize Are Announced:
- LOS ANGELES, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of this year's HUMANITAS PRIZES were announced today at the Humanitas annual luncheon at the Hilton Universal City and Towers. These prestigious prizes and $130,000 were awarded to those film and television writers whose produced scripts "communicate those values which most enrich the human person."
- 60 Minute Category
"Take This Sabbath Day" THE WEST WING (NBC)
Teleplay by: Aaron Sorkin
Story by: Lawrence O'Donnell, Jr. & Paul Redford and Aaron Sorkin
- More of this story.
- Visit the web site at: www.humanitasprize.org
Newsstory from 07/12/2000 17:00 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com
Supplied by Mike Okuda.
Won three Television Critics Association Awards (July 15 or 16): Best Drama, Best New Program and Program of the Year (information supplied by Robyn). See previous information on the nominations.
- August 8, 00 - Viewers For Quality
Television Name łThe West Wing,˛ Sheen, Spencer, Quality Award
- Tuesday June 6, 2000 - 'West Wing' gets 6 noms
from Critics Assn.
- NBC's White House drama "The West
Wing" received six nominations from the
Television Critics Association, which bodes
well for the new show's fortunes at this year's
Emmy Awards, Variety reports.
- "The West Wing" is nominated by the critics
as best drama, best new program of the year
and program of the year, while cast members
Martin Sheen and Allison Janney and
executive producer Aaron Sorkin were
nominated for their work.
- Source: CANOE - Canadian Online Explorer