52nd annual Primetime Emmy nominations, part 1: series, specials, commercials; also, nominee lists

COMEDY SERIES

“Everybody Loves Raymond” CBS, Worldwide Pants and HBO Prods. in association with Where’s Lunch Prod. Philip Rosenthal, Rory Rosegarten, Stu Smiley, executive producers; Kathy Ann Stumpe, Jennifer Crittenden, Lew Schneider, co-executive producers; Tucker Cawley, Steve Skrovan, Jeremy Stevens, supervising producers; Ray Romano, Lisa Helfrich Jackson, Ken Ornstein, producers.

“Frasier” NBC, Grub Street Prods. in association with Paramount Pictures. David Angell, David Lee, Peter Casey, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, Kelsey Grammer, executive producers; Jay Kogen, Dan O’Shannon, Sam Johnson, Chris Marcil, co-executive producers; Charlie Hauck, Mark Reisman, Rob Hanning, Jon Sherman, supervising producers; Maggie Blanc, David Lloyd, Lori Kirkland, producers.

“Friends” NBC, Bright, Kauffman, Crane Prods. in association with Warner Bros. Television. Kevin S. Bright, Marta Kauffman, David Crane, Adam Chase, Greg Malins, executive producers; Seth Kurland, Shana Goldberg-Meehan, Scott Silveri, co-executive producers; Todd Stevens, Andrew Reich, Ted Cohen, supervising producers; Wendy Knoller, producer.

“Sex and the City” HBO, Darren Star Prods. in association with HBO Original Programming. Darren Star, Michael Patrick King, executive producers; Jenny Bicks, John Melfi, supervising producers.

“Will & Grace” NBC , Komut Entertainment in association with Three Sisters Entertainment in association with NBC Studios. David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, James Burrows, executive producers; Jeff Greenstein, Alex Herschlag, co-executive producers; Jhoni Marchinko, supervising producer; Tim Kaiser, producer.

DRAMA SERIES

“ER” NBC, Constant c Prods./Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television. Michael Crichton, John Wells, Lydia Woodward, executive producers; Neal Baer, Jack Orman, co-executive producers; R. Scott Gemmill, supervising producer; Penny Adams, Patrick Harbinson, Jonathan Kaplan, Wendy Spence Rosato, Richard Thorpe, producers.

“Law & Order” NBC, Wolf Films in association with Studios USA Television. Dick Wolf, Ed Sherin, Rene Balcer, executive producers; Kathy McCormick, Jeffrey Hayes, co-executive producers; Billy Fox, Richard Sweren, supervising producers; Lewis H. Gould, Lynn Mamet, William N. Fordes, Barry Schindel, producers.

“The Practice” ABC, David E. Kelley Prods. in association with 20th Century Fox. David E. Kelley, executive producer; Bob Breech, co-executive producer; Gary M. Strangis, Pamela Wisne, Christina Musrey, Jeffrey Kramer, producers.

“The Sopranos” HBO, Chase Films/Brad Grey Television in association with HBO Original Programming. David Chase, Brad Grey, Robin Green, Mitchell Burgess, executive producers; Frank Renzulli, co-executive producer; Ilene S. Landress, Martin Bruestle, Allen Coulter, Todd A. Kessler, Terence Winter, producers.

“The West Wing” NBC, John Wells Prods. in association with Warner Bros. Television. Aaron Sorkin, Thomas Schlamme, John Wells, executive producers; Kristin Harms, Llewellyn Wells, producers.

MINISERIES

“Arabian Nights” ABC, produced for Babelsberg Intl. Film Produktion by Hallmark Ent. Robert Halmi Sr., Dyson Lovell, executive producers; Howard Ellis, supervising producer; Nigel Wooll, producer.

“The Beach Boys: An American Family” ABC, Storyline Entertainment Prods. in association with Columbia TriStar Television. Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, John Stamos, executive producers; Jeff Bleckner, co-executive producer; John Whitman, producer.

“The Corner” HBO, Blown Deadline/Knee Deep Prods. in association with Home Box Office. Robert F. Colesberry, David Mills, Davis Simon, executive producers; Nina Kostroff Noble, producer.

“Jesus” CBS, Five Mile River Films in association with RAI and Lux Vides S.P.A. Lorenzo Minoli, Judd Parkin, executive producers; Russell Kagan, Paolo Piria, producers.

“P.T. Barnum” A&E, A&E Networks presents a Prods. La Fete/Pacific Motion Pictures production in association with Hallmark Entertainment. David V. Picker, Kevin Tierney, Delia Fine, executive producers; Suzanne Girard, producer.

TELEFILM

“Annie” ABC, Storyline Entertainment, Chris Montan Prods., Columbia TriStar Television and Walt Disney Television. Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Chris Montan, Marykay Powell, executive producers; John Whitman, producer.

“If These Walls Could Talk 2” HBO, a Team Todd Production. Suzanne Todd, Jennifer Todd, Ellen DeGeneres, executive producers; Mary Kane, producer.

“Introducing Dorothy Dandridge” HBO, an Esparza/Katz Production in association with Berry/Cirrincione. Moctesuma Esparza, Robert Katz, Joshua D. Maurer, Halle Berry, Vincent Cirrincione, executive producers; Larry Y. Albucher, producer.

“Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays With Morrie” ABC, Harpo Films. Oprah Winfrey, Kate Forte, executive producers; Jennifer Ogden, supervising producer.

“RKO 281” HBO, a Scott Free Production. Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, executive producers; Diane Minter Lewis, Chris Zarpas, co-executive producers; Su Armstrong, producer.

VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES

“The Chris Rock Show” HBO, Home Box Office. Chris Rock, Michael Rotenberg, Nancy Geller, executive producers; Sue Fellows, co-executive producer; Jeff Stilson, supervising producer; Liz Stanton-Tormey, producer.

“Dennis Miller Live” HBO, Home Box Office. Dennis Miller, Kevin C. Slattery, executive producers; Eddie Feldman, co-executive producer; David Feldman, Leah Krinsky Atkins, Michele DeVoe, Colleen Grillo, producers.

“Late Show With David Letterman” CBS, Worldwide Pants. Rob Burnett, executive producer; Barbara Gaines, Maria Pope, producers.

“Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher” ABC, Brad Grey Television/HBO Downtown Prods./ABC. Doug Wilson, Bill Maher, Nancy Geller, Brad Grey, Bernie Brillstein, Marc Gurvitz, Scott Carter, executive producers; Kevin Hamburger, co-executive producer.

“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” NBC, Big Dog Prods. in association with NBC Studios Debbie Vickers, executive producer; Patti Grant, Larry Goitia, supervising producers; Jay Leno, producer.

VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SPECIAL

“72nd Annual Academy Awards” ABC, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Lili Fini Zanuck, Richard D. Zanuck, producers; Michael B. Seligman, executive producer.

“Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker” HBO, Home Box Office. Chris Rock, Michael Rotenberg, Sandy Chanley, executive producers; Tom Bull, producer.

“Cirque Du Soleil — Quidam” Bravo, Cirque Du Soleil Images and Serpent Films Prods. for Granada Media Group. Peter Wagg, executive producer; Rocky Oldham, producer; Frances Berwick, network producer.

“Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill” HBO, Home Box Office. Eddie Izzard, executive producer; Charlie Swanson, Larry Jordan, producers.

“Saturday Night Live: The 25th Anniversary Special” NBC, Broadway Video in association with SNL Studios. Lorne Michaels, executive producer; Ken Aymong, supervising producer; Marci Klein, Michael Shoemaker, producers.

CLASSICAL MUSIC – DANCE PROGRAM

“Andrea Bocelli: Sacred Arias” (Great Performances) PBS, Thirteen/WNET and Philips Music Group for Insieme Srl. David Horn, Jac Venza, Costa Pilavachi, Clive Bennett, executive producers; John Walker, producer; Andrea Bocelli, performer; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor.

“Central Park” (Great Performances) PBS, Thirteen/WNET, New York City Opera and Glimmerglass Opera. David Horn, Jac Venza, executive producers; John Walker, producer.

“Dance in America: American Ballet Theatre in Le Corsaire” PBS, Thirteen/WNET New York & Reiner Moritz Associates. Jac Venza, executive producer; Judy Kinberg, producer.

“Mostly Mozart Festival Opening Concert” (Live From Lincoln Center) PBS, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, John Goberman, producer.

“Perlman @ the Penthouse” (Live From Lincoln Center) PBS, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, John Goberman, producer.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

(Area Award: Possibility of more than one award)

“The Color of Friendship” Disney, Alan Sacks Prods. in association with Disney Channel. Alan Sacks, executive producer; Christopher Morgan, Kevin Hooks, producers.

“Disney’s Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra in Concert” Disney, Smith-Hemion Prods. in association with Disney Channel. Gary Smith, Dwight Hemion, executive producers; Gail Purse, producer.

“Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales” HBO, a Home Box Office Production. Sheila Nevins, executive producer; Carol Rosen, supervising producer; Amy Schatz, producer.

“Here’s to You Charlie Brown: 50 Great Years!” CBS, a Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez/Walter Miller Production. Lee Mendelson, executive producer; Walter C. Miller, producer.

“Rugrats” Nickelodeon, Klasky Csupo and Nickelodeon. Arlene Klasky, Garbor Csupo, executive producers; Eryk Casemiro, supervising producer; Cella Harris, Susan Ward, Jim Duffy, producers.

NON-FICTION SPECIAL

(Area Award: Possibility of more than one award)

“American Hollow” HBO, Moxie Firecracker Films. Sheila Nevins, executive producer; Jacqueline Glover, supervising producer; Rory Kennedy, producer-director.

“Cancer: Evolution to Revolution” HBO, Home Box Office. Anthony Radziwill, Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, Sheila Nevins, executive producers; John Hoffman, supervising producer; Joseph F. Lovett, producer-writer-director.

“Children in War” HBO, Home Box Office. Sheila Nevins, executive producer; John Hoffman, supervising producer; Alan Raymond, Susan Raymond, producers-writers-directors.

“Paradise Lost 2: Revelations” HBO, Creative Thinking Intl. in association with HBO Original Programming. Sheila Nevins, executive producer; Nancy Abraham, supervising producer; Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky, producers-directors.

“Raising the Mammoth” Discovery, NOVI Prods. for Discovery Channel in association with France 3. Adrienne Ciuffo, producer-writer; Jean-Charles Deniau, director.

NON-FICTION SERIES

(Area Award: Possibility of more than one award)

“American Masters , Hitchcock, Selznick, and the End of Hollywood” PBS, Thirteen/WNET. Susan Lacy, executive producer; Tamar Hacker, senior producer; Michael Epstein, producer-writer-director; Karen Bernstein, producer.

“Behind the Music, Tina Turner” VH1, VH1 Prods. Jeff Gaspin, George Moll, Gay Rosenthal, executive producers; Paul Gallagher, Paul Barrosse, supervising producer; Susan Biesack, Victoria Zielinski, producers.

“Biography” A&E, Peter Jones Prods. for A&E Television. CarolAnne Dolan, executive producer; Maryellen Cox, supervising producer.

“Inside the Actors Studio” (Kevin Spacey) Bravo, In The Moment Prods. and Betelgeuse for Bravo Network. James Lipton, executive producer-writer-host; Frances Berwick, Christian Barcellos, Vienna Steiner, executive producers; Michael Kostel, producer; Jeffrey Wurtz, director.

“New York (The American Experience)” PBS, a Steeplechase Films Production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen WNET in New York and the New York Historical Society. Ric Burns, executive producer-producer-director-writer; Lisa Ades, producer-co-director; Margaret Drain, executive producer for “The American Experience”; Judy Crichton, executive producer for WGBH; Mark Samels, producer for “The American Experience”; James Sanders, writer.

ANIMATED PROGRAM

(For programming one hour or less)

“Family Guy” (Road to Rhode Island) Fox, Fuzzy Door Prods. in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Seth MacFarlane, David Zuckerman, executive producers; Craig Hoffman, Daniel Palladino, Danny Smith, co-executive producers; Billiam Coronel, Matt Weitzman, Mike Barker, Sherry Gunther, producers; Gary Janetti, writer; Pete Michaels, Peter Shin, supervising directors; Dan Povenmire, director.

“MTV Downtown” (Show #11) MTV, MTV Animation. Abby Terkuhle, executive producer; John Worth Lynn Jr., supervising producer; Dave McGrath, producer; Eric Friedman, writer; Chris Prynoski, supervising director; Tony Kluck, director.

“The Powerpuff Girls” (Beat Your Greens/Down ‘n’ Dirty) Cartoon Network, Cartoon Network Studios. Genndy Tartakovsky, supervising producer; Amy Keating Rogers, writer; John McIntyre, writer-director; Craig McCracken, Randy Myers, directors; Robert Alvarez, animation director

“The Simpsons” (Behind the Laughter) Fox, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television. Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Al Jean, Sam Simon, executive producers; George Meyer, Mike Scully, executive producers-writers; Dan Greaney, Frank Mula, Ian Maxtone-Graham, Rob Lazebnik, Ron Hauge, co-executive producers; Julie Thacker, Larina Jean Adamson, supervising producers; Bonita Pietila, Carolyn Omine, Denise Sirkot, Don Payne, Richard Raynis, Richard Sakai, Tom Martin, John Frink, Larry Doyle, producers; Matt Selman, producer-writer; David Pritchard, Lolee Aries, animation executive producers; Michael Wolf, animation producer; Tim Long, writer; Jim Reardon, supervising director; Mark Kirkland, director

“South Park” (Chinpoko Mon) Comedy Central. Anne Garefino, Deborah Liebling, Matt Stone, executive producers; Trey Parker, executive producer-writer-director; Frank Agnone, II, supervising producer; Eric Stough, animation director

ANIMATED PROGRAM

(For programming more than one hour) (Area Award: Possibility of more than one award)

“Olive, The Other Reindeer” Fox, the Curiosity Co. & Flower Films in association with Fox Television Studios. Matt Groening, Drew Barrymore, Nancy Juvonen, Claudia De La Roca, executive producers; Alex Johns, producer; John Davis, animation director-producer; Keith Alcor, animation producer; Steve Young, writer; Oscar Moore, director.

“Walking With Dinosaurs” Discovery, A BBC/Discovery Channel/TV Asahi Co-Production. John Lynch, executive producer; Jasper James, Tim Haines, producers-directors; Georgann Kane, writer; Mike Milne, computer animation director.

COMMERCIAL

“Action Figures” — FedEx/Shipping Services. Hungry Man, production company; BBDO New York, ad agency.

“Cat Herders” — Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Hungry Man, production company; Fallon McElligott, ad agency.

“Let’s Light This Candle” — Ameritrade Onlice/Financial. epoch Films, production company; OgilvyOne Worldwide, ad agency.

“The Morning After” — Nike Just Do It. Propaganda/Satellite, production company; Wieden & Kennedy, ad agency.

“Whassup True” — Budweiser, ABC. C&C Storm Films, production company; DDB Chicago, ad agency.

NOMINATIONS BY NETWORK

NBC — 95

HBO — 86

ABC — 65

CBS — 42

FOX — 26

PBS — 12

Discovery Channel — 11

Showtime — 11

TNT — 10

UPN — 7

A&E — 5

WB — 5

(No network) — 5

AMC — 2

Bravo — 2

Disney Channel — 2

MTV — 2

Nickelodeon — 2

Syndicated — 2

Animal Planet — 1

Comedy Central — 1

Cartoon Network — 1

Lifetime — 1

VH1 — 1

NOMINATIONS BY SHOW:

The Sopranos: 18

The West Wing: 18

RKO 281: 13

Annie: 12

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge: 11

Will & Grace: 11

The Practice: 10

72nd Annual Academy Awards: 9

ER: 9

Everybody Loves Raymond: 9

Frasier: 9

Sex and the City: 9

Friends: 8

Cher: Live in Concert: 7

Star Trek: Voyager: 7

Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker: 6

Law & Order: 6

Walking with Dinosaurs: 6

The X-Files: 6

Arabian Nights: 5

Fail Safe: 5

Malcom in the Middle: 5

Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie: 5

Raising the Mammoth: 5

Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary: 5

The Corner: 4

Geppetto: 4

If These Walls Could Talk 2: 4

MADtv: 4

Saturday Night Live: 4

Sports Night: 5

3rd Rock From the Sun: 4

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: 4

Ally McBeal: 3

Beach Boys: An American Family: 3

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 3

Don Quixote: 3

Eddie Lizard: Dress to Kill: 3

Judging Amy: 3

Late Show with David Letterman: 3

Ney York (The American Experience): 3

Spin City: 3

ALL-TIME SHOW NOMINATIONS:

Cheers: 117

MASH: 109

Hill Street Blues: 98

ER: 93

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