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HBO Leads in CableACE Craft, International Awards

October 22, 1997

NEW YORK (AP) _ Home Box Office won 11 and Turner Network Television won four of the CableACE Craft and International awards announced on Wednesday.

Nine cable networks were honored in 24 categories recognizing directing, writing, editing, other craft categories and international programming.

The remaining 19th annual CableACE Award winners will be announced in Los Angeles during ceremonies on Nov. 14 and 15 in Los Angeles. The Nov. 15 ceremony will be telecast on TNT.

The CableACE, presented by the National Academy of Cable Programming, is the industry’s highest programming honor.

The awards include:

DIRECTING A COMEDY SPECIAL: Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbarato, ``Drop Dead Gorgeous (A Tragi-Comedy): The Power of HIV-Positive Thinking,″ HBO.

DIRECTING A COMEDY SERIES: Todd Holland, ``The Larry Sanders Show,″ HBO.

DIRECTING A LIVE SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SPECIAL OR SERIES: Bob Dunphy, ``The Sound and the Fury: Holyfield vs. Tyson II,″ Showtime.

DIRECTING A DRAMATIC SPECIAL OR SERIES: Tony Scott, ``The Hunger,″ Showtime.

DIRECTING A MUSIC SPECIAL OR SERIES: Dwight Hemion, ``Disney’s Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra,″ Disney Channel.

WRITING A CHILDREN’S SPECIAL OR SERIES: Jon Cooksey, Ali Marie Matheson, J. David Stem and David Weiss, ``Rugrats,″ Nickelodeon.

WRITING A COMEDY SERIES: Peter Tolan, ``The Larry Sanders Show,″ HBO.

WRITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Sam Hurst and Ned Judge, ``The Coming Plague,″ TBS.

WRITING A DRAMATIC SPECIAL OR SERIES: Will Scheffer, ``In the Gloaming,″ HBO.

WRITING AN ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL: George Carlin, ``HBO Comedy Hour: George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy,″ HBO.

EDITING A COMEDY OR MUSIC SPECIAL OR SERIES: Lee Haxall, ``Arli$$,″ HBO.

EDITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL OR SERIES: Sandra Consentino and Stephen Consentino, ``Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story,″ TNT.

EDITING A DRAMATIC SPECIAL OR SERIES/MOVIE OR MINISERIES: Peter Honess and Elena Maganini, ``If These Walls Could Talk,″ HBO.

ART DIRECTION IN A COMEDY/MUSIC SPECIAL OR SERIES: Bob DeMora, ``Bette Midler: Diva Las Vegas,″ HBO.

ART DIRECTION IN A DRAMATIC SPECIAL OR SERIES/MOVIE OR MINISERIES: Peter Biagetti, ``David,″ TNT.

CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A MOVIE OR MINISERIES: Alar Kivilo, ``Gotti,″ HBO.

ORIGINAL SONG: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Eban Schletter and Dino Stamatopoulos, ``Jeepers Creepers″ on ``Mr. Show with Bob and David,″ HBO.

ORIGINAL SCORE: Dave Grusin, ``In the Gloaming,″ HBO.

COSTUME DESIGN: Carolyn Grifel, ``Remember WENN,″ American Movie Classics.

MAKE-UP: ``The Hunchback,″ TNT.

INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL/PERFORMING ARTS SPECIAL OR SERIES: ``Joshua Bell,″ BRAVO.

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL OR SERIES: ``The Selling of Innocents,″ Cinemax.

INTERNATIONAL DRAMATIC SPECIAL OR SERIES/MOVIE OR MINISERIES: ``Mother Trucker,″ TNT.

INTERNATIONAL INFORMATIONAL SPECIAL OR SERIES: ``Calling the Ghosts,″ Cinemax.

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