Traffic: The Miniseries is a 2004 three-part feature on the United States cable channel USA Network, featuring an ensemble cast portraying the complex world of drugs, their distribution, the associated violence, and the wide variety of people whose lives are touched by it all.[1]

Production

The miniseries was inspired by the 1989 Channel 4 UK television miniseries Traffik and the 2000 motion picture Traffic directed by Steven Soderbergh.[2]

Reception

The American version was nominated for three Emmy Awards.[3]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2004 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Miniseries Ron Hutchinson (executive producer)

Colin Cotter (executive producer) Graham King (executive producer) Stephen Hopkins (producer) Jay Benson (produced by)

Nominated
Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Mary Jo Slater (casting by)

Steve Brooksbank (casting by) Stuart Aikins (casting by)

Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or a Movie Kevin Patrick Burns (re-recording mixer)

Marc Fishman (re-recording mixer)

Tony Lamberti (re-recording mixer)

Eric Batut (production sound mixer)

Casting Society of America Best Casting for TV Miniseries Mary Jo Slater (casting by)

Steve Brooksbank (casting by) Stuart Aikins (casting by)

Won
Gold Derby Awards TV Miniseries Nominated
OFTA Television Award Best Miniseries
Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Best Direction of a Motion Picture or Miniseries Eric Bross

Stephen Hopkins

Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Miniseries Ron Hutchinson
Best Editing in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Best Sound in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
2005 Prism Award TV Movie or Miniseries
Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries Mary McCormack
Golden Satellite Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Balthazar Getty

References

  1. ^ "USA appears to have a winner with 'Traffic'". The Palm Beach Post. January 25, 2004. p. 3. Retrieved May 8, 2022.
  2. ^ "USA's 'Traffic' like film in name only". The Akron Beacon Journal. January 25, 2004. p. 3. Retrieved May 8, 2022.
  3. ^ Traffic - IMDb, retrieved 2021-01-26