2017 Primetime Emmy Award Winners

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

The 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles. It was a great night for Tisch alumni who received awards in eight categories. The Creative Arts Emmy winners were announced last week, where alumni received awards in five categories.

Reed Morano, who received the award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, was the first woman to win in this category in 22 years. Donald Glover, who took home two Emmy's last night, made history as the first African American to win Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.

Alumni also made appearances on stage during the program. Gina Rodriguez '06 (BFA, Drama), Debra Messing '93 (MFA, Graduate Acting), and Alec Baldwin '94/'10 (BFA, Drama/DFA) presented awards, and Rachel Bloom '09 (BFA, Drama) took the stage for a short performance.

An impressive 76 alumni received Primetime Emmy nominations and 14 took home awards after last nights ceremony.

Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series
Atlanta, B.A.N.
Donald Glover ’06 (BFA, Dramatic Writing), Directed by

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
The Handmaid's Tale • Offred (Pilot)
Reed Morano ’01 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV) , Directed by

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Donald Glover ’06 (BFA, Dramatic Writing) as Earn Marks

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
This Is Us
Sterling K. Brown ’01 (MFA, Acting) as Randall Pearson

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live
Alec Baldwin ’94 (BFA, Drama), Hon. ’10 (DFA) as Donald Trump

Outstanding Drama Series
The Handmaid's Tale
Reed Morano ’01 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Executive Producer
Kira Snyder '98 (MPS, ITP), Supervising Producer

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Saturday Night Live
Lorne Michaels, Dean’s Council, Creator/Executive Producer/Producer
Brian Siedlecki ’96 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Co-Producer/Associate Producer

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Voice
Kyra Thompson ’86 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & TV), Co-Executive Producer

*We apologize for any omissions. Please email additions or edits to: tsoa.alumni@nyu.edu