The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated five spots for its first Outstanding Commercial award. Nominees are Levi's, for Foote, Cone & Belding's "Doctor" and "Elevator Fantasy"; General Motors, for Hal Riney & Partners' electric vehicle "Appliances" spot; HBO, for BBDO
Worldwide's "Chimps"; and Nike, for Wieden & Kennedy's "Hello World" Tiger Woods spot. The winner will be announced Sept. 7.
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