Presenter of Satellite Awards handed out prizes to this year's winners at a gala ceremony Sunday, December 19 at the InterContinental Hotel. Not only honoring those in movies, the International Press Academy also recognized the talent in television world.
Coming as the winner of Best Drama and Comedy respectively are AMC's "Breaking Bad" and Showtime's "The Big C". Acting nods were given to two "Temple Grandin" actors, Claire Danes and David Strathairn, the latter for Supporting Actor category. In addition, the HBO TV movie also gained the title of Best Motion Picture Made for Television.
Once again HBO becomes the frontrunner in the competition, thanks to "Grandin" and another TV movie "You Don't Know Jack". The only winner from a national network is Alec Baldwin who went home with Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy Series for his role on "30 Rock".
In its 15th year, the Satellite Awards gala continues to celebrate the most innovative offerings in television, both network and cable, in addition to the vanguard of interactive arts.