Three Emersonians won Emmy Awards on September 22, at the 65th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.
Opus Moreschi ’00 and Eric Drysdale ’93, head writer and writer, respectively, for The Colbert Report, and their writing team won in the category of Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
David Klotz ’94, music editor of American Horror Story, won for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special.
Meanwhile, Behind the Candelabra, the HBO movie about Liberace written by Richard LaGravenese ’80, won in several categories, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Michael Douglas); Outstanding Miniseries or Movie; Outstanding Art Direction; and Outstanding Casting. LaGravenese himself was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special.
Emerson parent Bobby Cannavale P '17 won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Boardwalk Empire.