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USA gives itself props with Emmy-nominated show marathon

by John Scott Lewinski, posted Aug 28th 2009 11:29AM
Monk CastIf a show is good enough to get nominated for an Emmy, why not watch it for hours on end while you forget forever what the sun looks like?

USA Networks has announced that it's reaching around and patting itself enthusiastically on the back for its Emmy nomination collection with a marathon event of Monk, House and Law & Order: SVU. The chain of would-be red carpet winners runs Friday, September 4 through Sunday, September 6 and includes the episodes of each show up for awards.

Monk is all USA's baby and garnered 16 total Emmy nominations including seven nominations and three wins for Tony Shalhoub (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series).

House is Fox and SVU is shared with NBC. But it's one big happy Emmy family for USA.

House (which is celebrating its 100th episode milestone) is the winner of three Emmy Awards, including an award for creator and executive producer David Shore (Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series). The series has also got 17 Emmy Award nominations, including three for Outstanding Drama Series and three for Hugh Laurie (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series).

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has received a total of 22 Emmy nominations including six for Mariska Hargitay (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series) and one for Christopher Meloni (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series).

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divineparasite

Why no episode recap of last night's "Monk"? It was one of the funniest episodes I've seen in some time. Tony Shaloub was awesome.

August 30 2009 at 12:27 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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