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Let's peek inside Turner's Emmy campaign box

April 25, 2008 | 11:00 am

Over the last decade, Turner has emerged as one of the most savvy and aggressive Emmy players, so it's big news when its campaign box hits the doorsteps of TV academy members.

Stop presses. It arrived last week.

Inside the gray box are three small binders, one devoted to each of its TV properties: TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies.

TNT BINDER CONTENTS

"Saving Grace" — Drama series episodes: "Pilot," "Everything's Got a Shelf Life," "A Language of Angels," "Is There a Scarlet Letter on My Breast?" "Tacos, Tulips, Duck and Spices." Lead actress: Holly Hunter. Supporting actor: Leon Rippy, Kenneth Johnson, Bailey Chase, Bokeem Woodbine, Gregory Cruz. Supporting actress: Laura San Giacomo, Lorraine Toussaint.

"The Closer" — Drama series episodes: "Homewrecker," "Ruby," "Manhunt," "Blindsided," "'Til Death Do Us Part." Lead actress: Kyra Sedgwick. Supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, Jon Tenney, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan, Raymond Cruz.

"The Company" — Miniseries. Lead actor: Chris O'Donnell. Supporting actor: Michael Keaton, Alfred Molina, Alessandro Nivola, Rory Cochrane, Tom Hollander, Raoul Bova. Supporting actress: Natascha McElhone, Alexandra Maria Lara.

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TBS BINDER CONTENTS

"My Boys" — Comedy series episodes: "Dirty Little Secrets," "Douchebag in the City," "110% Solution," "Rome, If You Want to." Lead actress: Jordana Spiro. Supporting actor: Jim Gaffigan, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott, Michael Bunin, Jamie Kaler. Supporting actress: Kellee Stewart.

"The Bill Engvall Show" — Comedy series episodes: "Good People," "Aloha, Raffles," "How Bill Met Susan," "Feel Free to Say No," "Jealous Guy." Lead actor: Bill Engvall. Supporting actor: Tim Meadows, Steve Hytner, Graham Patrick Martin, Skyler Gisondo. Supporting actress: Nancy Travis, Jennifer Lawrence.

"Frank TV" — Variety/music series episodes: "Thanksgiving," "Money in the Frank," "Frankly, My Dear, I Don't Give a Frank," "Ballpark Frank," "Frankincense and Myrrh."

"10 Items or Less" — Comedy series episodes: "Dollar Day Afternoon," "Forever Young," "To Heir Is Human," "First Time," "The Bromance," "Amy Strikes Back," "Illegal Alien," "The Ren Fair." Lead actor: John Lehr. Supporting actor: Bob Clendenin, Greg Davis Jr., Chris Payne Gilbert, Christopher Liam Moore. Supporting actress: Jennifer Elise Cox, Kirsten Gronfield, Roberta Valderrama.

Variety/Comedy Specials — "Ellen's Really Big Show," "Blue Collar Comedy: The Next Generation," "Frank Caliendo: All Over the Place."

TCM BINDER CONTENTS

"Spielberg on Spielberg" — Non-fiction special.

"Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows" — Non-fiction special.

"Role Model: Gene Wilder" — Non-fiction special.

"Private Screenings: Norman Jewison" — Non-fiction special.

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(L.A. Times photos by Tom O'Neil)


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