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Tisch Alumni Rack Up Primetime Emmy Nominations

July 18, 2013

Two dozen alumni of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts were among those named by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences July 18 when the organization announced nominations for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards.

Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of primetime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from in any primetime period (6 p.m. - 2 a.m.) during the 2012 calendar year. The 65th Primetime Emmy® Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on September 22 on CBS. Tisch alumni among the nominees include:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Television
Alec Baldwin ’94 (BFA, Drama) as Jack Donaghy

Outstanding Variety Series
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central • Central Productions, LLC
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar, ITP)
Elliott Kalan ’03 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW)

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios
Marika Sawyer ’05 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Outstanding Miniseries Or Movie
Political Animals • USA • Berlanti Productions and Laurence Mark Productions
Melissa Kellner Berman ’97 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
Larry Mark ’73 (MA, Cinema Studies)
David Petrarca ’83 (BFA, Drama)

Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family • ABC • Picador Productions & Steve Levitan Productions
Paul Corrigan ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
Brad Walsh ’94 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
Bill Wrubel ’93 (MFA, Kanbar, DDW)

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Vince Gilligan ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
Thomas Schnauz ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Breaking Bad • Say My Name • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Thomas Schnauz ’88 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
Enlightened • HBO • Ripcord Productions
Molly Shannon ’87 (BFA, Drama) as Eileen Foliente

Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special
Behind The Candelabra • HBO • Jerry Weintraub Productions
Richard LaGravenese ’80 (BFA, Acting)

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central • Central Productions, LLC
Steve Bodow ’95 (MPS, Kanbar, ITP)
Elliott Kalan ’03 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW)

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios
Marika Sawyer ’05 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Burning Love • • Red Hour and Abominable Pictures
Ken Marino ’91 (BFA, Drama)
Jonathan Stern ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Childrens Hospital • Cartoon Network • Produced by Abominable Pictures, The Corddry Company and Warner Bros. Television Group’s Studio 2.0
Jonathan Stern ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
David Wain ’91 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Outstanding Reality Program
Shark Tank • ABC • Sony Pictures Television
Phil Gurin ’83 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW)

Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program
Robot Chicken • Robot Chicken's ATM Christmas Special • Cartoon Network • A Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Production
Mehar Sethi ’05 (BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW)

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
Girls • HBO • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Jennifer Euston, CSA ’97 (BA, Cinema Studies)

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series
Breaking Bad • Gliding Over All • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Michael Slovis ’79 (Kanbar, Film)

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown • Myanmar • CNN • Zero Point Zero
Production, Inc.
Todd Liebler ’85 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV)

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series
Modern Family • Party Crasher • ABC • Picador Productions & Steve Levitan Productions
Ryan Case ’01 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV)

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
66th Annual Tony Awards • Song Title: If I Had Time • CBS • White Cherry Entertainment
David Javerbaum ’95 (MFA, MTW)

Please accept our apologies for any omissions in the listing; please e-mail to request corrections.


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