Creative Arts Emmys 2010: ABC Leads Broadcast Networks with 15 Awards; “Wizards of Waverly Place” Movie Wins As Well

The Creative Arts Emmys 2010 were awarded last night, and Disney/ABC’s achievements in television this year were not forgotten. While HBO was the top winner of the night, earning 17 awards, ABC led the broadcast networks with 15 awards.

ABC’s TV programs earned many of the awards, including “Modern Family,” which took home three awards for their casting, picture editing, and sound mixing. “Dancing With the Stars” also earned multiple awards, receiving two awards for hairstyling and technical direction. “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Lost,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and “FlashForward” all won one award each, for makeup, picture editing, costumes, and stunt coordination, respectively. The channel’s broadcast of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards won for Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Music, or Nonfiction Programming. Finally, ABC’s new reality series “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” took home the award for Outstanding Reality Program.

However, it was Disney’s “Prep and Landing” that was the biggest winner for ABC, taking home four awards. The program, which aired in December for the holidays, won the award for Outstanding Animated Program. It also earned three awards for Outstanding Individual Achievements in Animation, which went to Art Director Andy Harkness, Background Key Designer William M. George III, and Storyboard Artist Joe Mateo.

In addition to ABC’s wins, Disney Channel took home the award for Outstanding Children’s Program for “Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie,” which beat out the television series of “Wizards of Waverly Place,” “Jonas,” “Hannah Montana,” and “iCarly.”

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast on Sunday August 29 on NBC at 8 PM EST/5 PM Pacific. A complete list of the Creative Arts winners and Primetime nominees can be found at the official Emmys website.

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