The first season of the HBO series Treme, set in post-Katrina New Orleans, has been nominated for two Emmys.
Treme was nominated in two categories: “Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series,” and “Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics.”
In the directing category, the show’s pilot, “Do You Know What It Means,” was given the nod. “This City,” which was composed by singer songwriter Steve Earle, was recognized in the music competition.
Here’s the competition for Outstanding Direction: Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series Breaking Bad • One Minute • AMC • Sony Pictures Television Michelle MacLaren, Director
Dexter • The Getaway • Showtime • Showtime Presents, John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions Steve Shill, Director
Lost • The End • ABC • Grass Skirts Productions, LLC in association with ABC Network and Studios Jack Bender, Director
Mad Men • Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency • AMC • Lionsgate Television Lesli Linka Glatter, Director
Treme • Do You Know What It Means (Pilot) • HBO • Blown Deadline Productions in association with HBO Entertainment Agnieszka Holland, Director
And for Original Music: Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics Family Guy • Extra Large Medium (Song title: Down’s Syndrome Girl) • FOX • Fox Television Animation Walter Murphy, Music By Seth MacFarlane, Music & Lyrics By
How I Met Your Mother • Girls Vs. Suits (Song title: Nothing Suits Me Like A Suit) • CBS • Twentieth Century Fox Television Carter Bays, Music & Lyrics By Craig Thomas, Music & Lyrics By
Monk • Mr. Monk And The End Part II (Song title: When I’m Gone) • USA • Universal Cable Productions in association with Mandeville Films and ABC Studios Randy Newman, Composer
Rescue Me • Disease (Song title: How Lovely To Be A Vegetable) • FX Networks • Apostle, Dreamworks Television and The Cloudland Company in association with Sony Pictures Television Peter Tolan, Music & Lyrics By Brad Hatfield, Music By
Saturday Night Live • Host: Blake Lively (Song title: Shy Ronnie) • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video Aleric Banks, Music By Andy Samberg, Lyrics By Akiva Schaffer, Lyrics By Jorma Taccone, Lyrics By
Treme • I’ll Fly Away (Song title: This City) • HBO • Blown Deadline Productions in association with HBO Entertainment Steve Earle, Composer/Lyricist
The Emmy Awards will be broadcast live, August 29, 7 p.m. CST, on NBC.
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