Emmys & Hawaii
As we all now know, "Lost" is not only a commercial hit, but a critical one too. In addition to accolades and nominations from AFI, the DGA, and the Golden Globes, the series just scored 4 Emmys at this year's Creative Arts Emmys ceremony:
- Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series: April Webster, Mandy Sherman, Alyssa Weisberg, Veronica Collins Rooney
- Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series: Mary Jo Markey for "Pilot"
- Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore): Michael Giacchino for "Pilot"
- Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series Kevin Blank, Mitch Suskin, Archie Ahuna, Jonathan Spencer Levy, Benoit "Ben" Girard, Laurent M. Abecassis, Kevin Kutchaver, Steve Fong, Bob Lloyd for "Pilot"
And the show is up for 6 more awards at this Sunday's Primetime Emmys ceremony (8/7c on CBS):
- Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Naveen Andrews as Sayid
- Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series: Terry O’Quinn as John Locke
- Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series: J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Jeffrey Lieber for "Pilot"
- Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series: David Fury for "Walkabout"
- Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series: J.J. Abrams for "Pilot"
- Outstanding Drama Series
This is not the first time a made-in-Hawaii series has won national Emmy awards. Here's a brief Emmy history of Hawaii:
HAWAII FIVE-O (CBS)
- Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition, 1970: Morton Stevens
- Best Music Composition, 1974: Morton Stevens
THE THORN BIRDS (ABC)
- Outstanding Achievement in Makeup, 1983: Del Acevedo
- Outstanding Art Direction for a Limited Series or a Special, 1983: Robert MacKichan, Jerry Adams
- Outstanding Film Editing for a Limited Series or a Special, 1983: C. Timothy O'Meara
- Outstanding Lead Actress for a Limited Series or a Special, 1983: Barbara Stanwyck
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special, 1983: Richard Kiley
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special, 1983: Jean Simmons
MAGNUM, P.I. (CBS)
- Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, 1984: Tom Selleck
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, 1987: John Hillerman