Hit American TV shows JOAN OF ARCADIA and long-running sitcom EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND are the big winners at the sixth annual FAMILY TELEVISION AWARDS in Los Angeles.

The two CBS network shows claimed the Best Drama and Best Comedy honours on Wednesday night (01DEC04), while Joan of Arcadia star Amber Tamblyn and Everybody Loves Raymond's Doris Roberts tied for the Best Actress prize.

Ailing funnyman Bernie Mac took home the Best Actor award for his role in The Bernie Mac Show.

Other winners at the Beverly Hilton hotel ceremony included Extreme MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (Best Reality Show) and Lost (Best New Series).

Meanwhile, TV network NBC's coverage of the 2004 SUMMER OLYMPICS in Athens, Greece, won in the Specials category.

03/12/2004 03:07