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Emmy noms include Emersonians

Several Emersonians are once again gracing the nomination list of the Emmy Awards. This year’s nominees were announced July 18.

Among them are:

Jay Leno ’73, producer, for Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Nonfiction Programs, for Jay Leno’s Garage

Richard LaGravenese ’80 for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special, for Behind the Candelabra

Tom Bergeron, P ’12, host of Dancing with the Stars, for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Program

Don Cheadle, P ’17, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in House of Lies

Jane Fonda, H ’00, for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in The Newsroom

Sofia Vergara, P ’16, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in Modern Family

Opus Moreschi ’00, head writer, and Eric Drysdale ’93, writer, for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for The Colbert Report

Mark Quenzel ’82, supervising producer, for Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Programs, for Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show

Joe Celli ’91, art director, for Outstanding Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming, for the Academy Awards ceremony

Scott Wittman ’76, songwriter, for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for Smash (“The Parents” episode; song title: “Hang The Moon.”)

David Klotz ’94, music editor, for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special, for American Horror Story

Glenn Weiss (Emerson mentor), director, for Outstanding Director for Nonfiction Programming, for Survivor (Live Finale and Reunion)

John Shaffner (Emerson mentor), production designer, for Outstanding Art Direction for a Multi-Camera Series, for The Big Bang Theory and Two And A Half Men 

Robert A. Dickinson (Emerson mentor), lighting designer, for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, for The 55th Annual Grammy Awards and The Oscars 

Paul Sandweiss (Emerson mentor), audio director, for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, for The Oscars 

Keith Winikoff (Emerson mentor), video controller, for Outstanding Technical Directrion, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or Special, for The Oscars  


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