HOLLYWOOD -- ABC and its ABC Theater presentation of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' were the big winners Sunday night at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Emmy awards for technical achievement.
ABC programs or individuals won 11 of the 35 Emmys presented at the academy's Emmy Awards Banquet ceremony.
'A Streetcar Named Desire' won four awards.
The major Emmy awards are scheduled to be announced next Sunday at the 36th annual nationally televised presentation.
NBC won nine awards Sunday night and CBS and PBS each won eight.
In addition, an engineering certificate was awarded to Corporate Communications Consultants Inc. for its 60XL Color Correction System, which improves broadcast quality of film on television.
'A Streetcar Named Desire' won Emmys for art direction, cinematography, film editing and film sound mixing.
NBC's 'The Duck Factory,' PBS's 'A Song For Dead Warriors,' ABC's 'The Day After' and PBS's 'A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers' each won two Emmys.
'A Walk Through the 20th Century' was named outstanding informational series, and the syndicated 'America Remembers John F. Kennedy' was named outstanding informational special.
CBS's 'Garfield on the Town' was named outstanding animated program.
John Ritter hosted the presentation and presenters included Vince Edwards, Stephanie Zimbalist, Olympic gold medal skier Bill Johnson, Gavin MacLeod, Cliff Robertson, Robert Mandan and Betty Thomas.