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Comedy Business - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Takes Best Show

The show about nothing dominated the 2006 TV DVD Awards this year as Seinfeld Season five and six TV DVD sets took top honours at the third annual TV DVD Awards on Oct 4. The awards held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, California also honoured "The Odd Couple" star Jack Klugman and "Wild Wild West" tough guy Robert Conrad with life time achievement awards.

The TV DVD Awards co-sponsored by The Digital Entertainment Group, the Entertainment Merchants Association and The Hollywood Report were part of the Home Media Retailing TV DVD 4: Future Channels Conference. The two day B to B conference caters to top studio broadcast executives, DVD producers, television stars from classic TV series and the media. The TV DVD Awards panel is comprised of top DVD critics and journalists nominated three titles in each category from among nearly 140 studio submissions of titles released between Sept. 1, 2005, and Aug. 31, 2006.

Other TV DVD Award winners, in 15 categories selected by consumers through a month-long online vote:

Best 2000s Series: "Lost - The Complete First Season," Buena Vista Home

Best 1990s Series: "Seinfeld - Season 5" and "Seinfeld - Season 6," Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment

Best 1980s Series: "Remington Steele - Seasons 4 and 5," 20th Century Fox
Home Entertainment

Best 1970s Series: "The Bob Newhart Show - The Complete Second Season,"
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best 1960s Series: "The Munsters - The Complete Second Season," Universal
Studios Home Entertainment

Best 1950s Series: "Adventures of Superman - The Complete First Season,"
Warner Home Video

Best Animated Series: "The Simpsons - The Complete Seventh Season," 20th
Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Children's Series: "Dinosaurs - The Complete First and Second
Seasons," Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Best Reality Series: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," Buena Vista Home

Best Variety Series: "Project Runway - The Complete Second Season," Genius

Best One-Season Wonder: "The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. - The
Complete Series," Warner Home Video

Best Miniseries/Made-for-TV Movie: "From the Earth to the Moon," HBO Video

Best British TV Series: "Doctor Who - The Complete First Season,"
BBC Video

Best TV Documentary: "Ken Burns: American Lives," PBS/Paramount Home

Best Bonus Materials: "Lost - The Complete First Season," Buena Vista Home

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