Alan Ball Nominated for Golden Derby

September 14, 2009 by  

aball_252Alan Ball is nominated for a Golden Derby in the category of Creative Person of the Decade for Six Feet Under and True Blood.  The other nominees in that category are as follows:

J.J. Abrams (Alias, Felicity, Fringe, Lost, What About Brian?), Jerry Bruckheimer (Amazing Race, Cold Case, CSI franchise, Without A Trace), David Chase (Sopranos), Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), Ricky Gervais/Stephen Merchant (Extras, Office), Brian Grazer (Arrested Development, Felicity, Friday Night Lights, Sports Nights, 24), David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, Boston Public, Practice), Aaron Sorkin (Sports Night, Studio 60, West Wing), and Joss Whedon (Angel, Buffy, Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible, Firefly). was the first Web site devoted to predicting all the top showbiz awards.  The Web site was launched in 1999 by Tom O’Neil.  O’Neil was most interested in how each award affects the other. All ballots for the Golden Derby Awards must be received by midnight on Friday, Sept. 25.  The winners will be announced in a chat room ceremony and in a thread in the Emmys forum of  The date will be announced later but it will be in late September.


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