52nd Primetime Emmy Awards

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52nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Promotional poster
Date
  • September 10, 2000
    (Ceremony)
  • August 26, 2000
    (Creative Arts Awards)
Location Shrine Auditorium,
Los Angeles, California
Hosted by Garry Shandling
Most awards Drama: The West Wing (5)
Comedy: Will & Grace (3)
Miniseries / Movie: The Corner / Tuesdays with Morrie (3)
Most nominations Drama: The Sopranos (10)
Comedy: Everybody Loves Raymond (8)
Miniseries / Movie: RKO 281 (6)
Television/radio coverage
Network ABC

The 52nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 10, 2000, the ceremony was hosted by Garry Shandling and was broadcast on ABC. Two networks, Bravo and The WB, received their first major nominations, this remains the only year in which a show from The WB or its descendants received a major nomination.

For its second season, Will & Grace led all comedy series with three major wins, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Ally McBeal became the first defending champion, that wasn't cancelled or ended, that failed to be nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series since Get Smart in 1970.

The drama field was dominated by first year series The West Wing; in addition to winning Outstanding Drama Series, the series won five major awards total, leading all shows. Overall, when adding The West Wing's technical categories, it won nine awards in a single year, a record that stood until Game of Thrones received twelve awards for their fifth season in 2015. In addition, James Gandolfini became the first HBO actor to win the Lead Actor, Drama Emmy, for The Sopranos.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold:[1]

Michael J. Fox, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Patricia Heaton, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series winner
James Gandolfini, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner
Sela Ward, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner
Jack Lemmon, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie winner
Halle Berry, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie winner
Sean Hayes, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series winner
Megan Mullally, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series winner
Richard Schiff, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner
Allison Janney, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner
Hank Azaria, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie winner
Vanessa Redgrave, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie winner
Eddie Izzard, Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program winner

Programs[edit]

Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special
Outstanding Made for Television Movie Outstanding Miniseries

Acting[edit]

Lead performances[edit]

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Supporting performances[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Guest performances[edit]

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Jean Smart as Lorna Lynley on Frasier (Episode: "Big Crane on Campus"), (NBC)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
  • James Whitmore as Raymond Oz on The Practice (Episode: "Oz"), (ABC)
    • Alan Alda as Dr. Gabriel Lawrence on ER (Episode: "Truth & Consequences"), (NBC)
    • Paul Dooley as Judge Philip Swackheim on The Practice (Episode: "Day in Court"), (ABC)
    • Kirk Douglas as Ros on Touched by an Angel (Episode: "Bar Mitzvah"), (CBS)
    • Henry Winkler as Henry Olson on The Practice (Episode: "Boston Confidential"), (ABC)

Directing[edit]

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
  • Todd Holland for Malcolm in the Middle (Episode: "Pilot"), (Fox)
    • James Burrows for Will & Grace (Episode: "Homo for the Holidays"), (NBC)
    • Bill D'Elia for Ally McBeal (Episode: "Ally McBeal: The Musical, Almost"), (Fox)
    • Michael Lembeck for Friends (Episode: "The One That Could Have Been"), (NBC)
    • Will Mackenzie for Everybody Loves Raymond (Episode: "The Christmas Picture"), (CBS)
    • Thomas Schlamme for Sports Night (Episode: "Quo Vadimus"), (ABC)
Outstanding Directing for a Variety or Music Program Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie

Writing[edit]

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or Movie
  • Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill, (HBO)

Most major nominations[edit]

By network [note 1]
  • NBC – 47
  • HBO – 41
  • ABC – 26
  • CBS – 18
By program
  • The Sopranos (HBO) – 10
  • The Practice (ABC) / The West Wing (NBC) – 9
  • Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS) – 8
  • RKO 281 (HBO) / Will & Grace (NBC) – 7
  • Frasier (NBC) / Friends (NBC) – 6

Most major awards[edit]

By network [note 1]
  • NBC – 11
  • HBO – 8
  • ABC – 7
  • CBS – 2
  • Fox – 2
By program
  • The West Wing (NBC) – 5
  • The Corner (HBO) / Tuesdays with Morrie (ABC) / Will & Grace (NBC) – 3
Notes
  1. ^ a b "Major" constitutes the categories listed above: Program, Acting, Directing, and Writing. Does not include the technical categories.

In Memoriam[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Primetime Emmy Awards". IMDb. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 

External links[edit]