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Heroes, Kyle XY named best TV shows of last season

The Television Critics Association announced July 20 their picks for best shows of the 2006-2007 season. For once, a science fiction program beat out Sopranos in at least one head-to-head competition. Among the shows honored:

  • PROGRAM OF THE YEAR: “Heroes” (NBC)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING: “Kyle XY” (ABC Family)

Non-genre awards went to:

  • OUTSTANDING NEW PROGRAM: “Friday Night Lights” (NBC)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA: “The Sopranos” (HBO)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY: “The Office” (NBC)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN NEWS & INFORMATION: “Planet Earth” (Discovery)
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES, MINI-SERIES & SPECIALS: “Planet Earth” (Discovery)
  • INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY: Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” (NBC)
  • INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA: Michael C. Hall, “Dexter” (Showtime)
  • HERITAGE AWARD: “The Sopranos” (HBO)
  • CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: Mary Tyler Moore

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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