Emerson alumni were well represented among nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Tuesday, July 16. Three of the nominees will be looking to repeat 2018 wins during this year’s awards ceremony, which will air Sunday, September 22, on FOX.
Henry Winkler ’67 was once again nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of acting coach Gene Cousineau in HBO’s Barry. Winkler took home his first Emmy for the role last year.
Randy Barbato ’82, executive producer of RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1), was nominated in two categories – Outstanding Competition Program and Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program for RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked. In 2018, Barbato was nominated in both categories, and won in Outstanding Competition Program, bringing his Emmy total to nine.
Music editor David Klotz ’94 was nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series for his work on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Klotz, who was nominated twice in the category last year, won for his work on Netflix’s Stranger Things. It was his fifth Emmy.
Three alumni are in contention for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Eric Drysdale ’93, for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS); Raquel D’Apice ’02, for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO); and Opus Moreschi ’99, for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS). Moreschi is also nominated in the Outstanding Interactive Program category for The Late Show.
Other Emerson alumni who were nominated include:
Stephanie Schwam ’92, executive producer of Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC), in Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Dicky Eagan ’95, writer, Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live from Liverpool (CBS), in Oustanding Writing for a Variety Special
Brittany Martin Porter ’10, supervising producer, and Jared Wyso ’11, producer, The Voice (NBC), in Outstanding Competition Program
Jessica Petruccelli ’07, set decorator, Russian Doll (Netflix), in Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program
Megan Sleeper ’02, casting producer, Born This Way (A&E), in Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program
Morgan Fallon ’99, director of photography, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (CNN) in Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
Marni Senofonte ’94, costume designer, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (Netflix), in Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program or Special
Ian McGlocklin ’99, camera, The Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019, in Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork
Steve Miloszewski ’14, editor, Born This Way, in Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program
Larry Benjamin ’88, rerecording mixer, Better Call Saul (AMC), in Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series
Ric Schnupp ’08, rerecording mixer, Free Solo (National Geographic), in Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program
Danielle Malambri ’11, VFX coordinator, The Man in the High Castle (Prime Video), in Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Michael Poisson ’08, writer, Robot Chicken, “Why Is It Wet?” (Adult Swim), in Outstanding Short Form Animated Program