2019 Emmy Award Winners

Monday, Sep 23, 2019

2019 Emmy Awards

2019 Emmy Awards

The 71st Primetime Emmy® Awards were held on Sunday, September 22nd, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. These awards honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2018 until May 31, 2019, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held over two nights on September 14 and September 15, 2019. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor outstanding artistic and technical achievement in a variety of television program genres, guest performances in weekly series, as well as exceptional work in the animation, reality and documentary categories.

Congratulations to the NYU Tisch Alumni & friends who received awards!

For a full list of NYU Tisch Emmy nominees, click here.


Outstanding Drama Series
Game Of Thrones
Greg Spence '88 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Producer

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Saturday Night Live 
Lorne Michaels, Dean’s Council, Executive Producer

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver 
Jeremy Tchaban '03 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Supervising Producer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Charlie Redd '14 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Writer



Outstanding Period Costumes
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Episode: We're Going To The Catskills!
Marina Reti '07 (MFA, Drama Design), Assistant Costume Designer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects
Game Of Thrones
Episode: The Bells
Joe Bauer, '91 (MFA, Kanbar, Film & Television) Lead Visual Effects Supervisor

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series

Saturday Night Live
Host: John Mulaney
Richard McGuinness '82, (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Lighting Director

Outstanding Informational Series Or Special
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Christopher Collins '92 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Executive Producer
Lydia Tenaglia '96 (MFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Executive Producer

Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction Or Reality Series
Creating Saturday Night Live
Lorne Michaels (Dean’s Council) Executive Producer
Chris Voss '09 (BFA, Kanbar, Film & Television), Co-executive Producer

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
I Have To Get Out / Song Title: Antidepressants Are So Not A Big Deal
Rachel Bloom '09 (BFA, Drama), Music & Lyrics

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety Special
Jason Sherwood '12 (BFA, Drama), Production Designer