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Television Emmy Award Nominations Announced in Los Angeles

Actress Jami Gertz, of the Still Standing TV comedy series, reacts as Dick Askin, center, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chairman, gives his closing remarks while actor Michael Imperioli, left, of the Sopranos, looks on during Emmy nominations, Thursday
Two made-for-television movies have received the most nominations this year for the annual Emmy awards given out by the U.S. television industry.

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Thursday, announced 16 nominations each for the movies The Life and Death of Peter Sellers about the British actor, and Warm Springs. The latter film portrays the life of former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt before he entered the White House.

The comedies Desperate Housewives and Will & Grace, received 15 nominations each, including bids for best comedy. Also in the best comedy category is Everybody Loves Raymond which has ended its run after nine seasons.

The best drama category includes Six Feet Under, Deadwood, 24, The West Wing and Lost - about survivors of an airline crash on a tropical island.

This year's awards will be given out in Los Angeles on September 18.