Tisch Alumni Rack Up Primetime Emmy Nominations


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.

Tisch Alums Rack Up Emmy Nods

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 • Yahoo.com • 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 tsoa.alumni@nyu.edu to request corrections.


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