NYU Tisch Alumni And Faculty Win Primetime Emmy Awards in Top Categories


Seven alumni and one member of faculty from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts received Primetime Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony held September 22. Tisch alumni were recognized for outstanding work in several major categories, including Outstanding Comedy Series (Modern Family) and Outstanding Drama Series (Breaking Bad).

Tisch Alumni, Faculty Sweep Top Emmy Categories
Tisch Alums Vince Gilligan, Stewart Lyons and Thomas Schnauz collected the Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series for Breaking Bad.

Seven alumni and one member of faculty from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts received Primetime Emmy Awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony held September 22. Tisch alumni were recognized for outstanding work in several major categories, including Outstanding Comedy Series (Modern Family) and Outstanding Drama Series (Breaking Bad).

The Primetime Emmy Awards recognize excellence in national primetime programming, presenting top honors annually at the Primetime Emmys telecast. The full list of Tisch winners includes:

Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family • ABC • Picador Productions & Steve Levitan Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Paul Corrigan '94 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Executive Producer
Brad Walsh '94 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Executive Producer
Bill Wrubel '93 (MFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW), Executive Producer

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad • AMC • Sony Pictures Television
Vince Gilligan '89 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Executive Producer
Stewart A. Lyons '72 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV). Producer
Thomas Schnauz '88 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Co-Executive Producer

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race • CBS • World Race Productions, Inc.
Kyra Thompson '86 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Supervising Producer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
The Colbert Report • Comedy Central • Hello Doggie, Inc. with Busboy Productions and Spartina Productions
Glenn Eichler, Adjunct Instructor, Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing, Writer

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Dramatic writing instructor Glen Eichler wins Emmy for The Colbert Report.

Tisch alums Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh and Bill Wrubel win Outstanding Comedy Series for Modern Family.

Kyra Thompson, supervising producer for The Amazing Race, receives Emmy for Oustanding Reality Competition Program.

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