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During the ceremony, AVN Media Network presented awards in of categories of movies or products released between October 1, and September 30, Among the new award categories introduced was Best Sex Parody due to the genre's quality and market impact. These awards were announced in a winners-only segment, but were not presented their awards on stage during the event and were not part of the televised awards show. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Play media. Presenters in order of appearance. Pete A.
Subsequent to the broadcast on Showtime, the show was issued on a two-disc DVD with hardcore excerpts of winning scenes added as extras. Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge received the most nominations with an unprecedented The winners  were announced during the awards ceremony on January 10, Cry Wolf won what was to be the final award for Best Film; the award was discontinued the next year as film production gave way to digital video.
For the first time the show was shot on High-Definition and was also broadcast in that format. AVN announced nominations for its annual awards on November 26, Nominees in the categories were selected by the AVN staff, and winners were selected by AVN writers and other adult film reviewers.