NC-Filmed ‘Homeland’ Wins Big at Emmy Awards
Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina, Showtime’s hit series Homeland dominated the 2012 Emmys last night, taking home a total of six awards, including Outstanding Drama, and lead acting honors for both Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.
Adding to an already impressive list of awards for its first season, Homeland received Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for Claire Danes, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama for Damian Lewis, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Single Camera Editing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series.
In accepting the Outstanding Drama Award last night, presented by Fayetteville, North Carlina native and Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Movie winner Julianne Moore (Game Change), the show’s producers thanked the Charlotte production crew.
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences handed out the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards live last night in Los Angeles.
Starring Claire Danes (My So Called Life, Romeo + Juliet), Damian Lewis (Your Highness, Dreamcatcher), Mandy Patinkin (The Princess Bride, CBS’s Criminal Minds), Morena Baccarin (Serenity, NBC’s V), and Zuleika Robinson (ABC’s Lost), Homeland won the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Drama and is nominated for nine Emmy Awards this year.
Currently in production in Charlotte, NC, Season 2 of Homeland premieres on Showtime this Sunday, September 30.
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