72nd Annual Emmy Awards
The 72nd Primetime Emmy® Awards were held on Sunday, September 20th, and for the first time in the history of the awards, the show was presented virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These awards honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2019 until May 31, 2020, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced over five nights from Monday, September 14 - Saturday, September 19. 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!
In the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards, 61 Tisch alumni received 75 nominations across 38 categories. Of those, 17 alumni won 18 awards in 14 categories.
For a full list of NYU Tisch Emmy nominees, click here.
PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARD WINNERS
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
The Morning Show
Billy Crudup '94 (MFA, Grad Acting) as Cory Ellison
Outstanding Limited Series
Nicole Kassell '02 (MFA, Kanbar Institute, Graduate Film), Executive Producer
Damon Lindelof '95 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Executive Producer
Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special
Watchmen • This Extraordinary Being
Damon Lindelof '95 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Writer
Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Jeremy Tchaban '03 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Supervising Producer
Outstanding Comedy Series
David West Read '10 (MFA, Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing), Executive Producer
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Succession • Hunting
Andrij Parekh '02 (MFA, Kanbar Institute, Graduate Film)
CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARD WINNERS
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Saturday Night Live
Lorne Michaels, Dean’s Council, Executive Producer
Outstanding Production Design For A Variety Special
Jason Sherwood '12 (BFA, Drama), Production Designer
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Special
Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: "All In The Family" And "Good Times"
Eric Becker '04 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Technical Director
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special
John Perez '85 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), VO Mixer
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Charlie Redd '14 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Writer
Outstanding Children's Program (WINNER - TIE)
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance
Louis Leterrier '96 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Executive Producer
Jeffrey Addiss '01 (BFA, Drama), Co-Executive Producer
Ritamarie Peruggi '80 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Producer
We Are The Dream: The Kids Of The Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest
Mahershala Ali '00 (MFA, Grad Acting), Executive Producer
Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series
Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics With Kim Wexler
Vince Gilligan '89 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Executive Producer
NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY AWARD WINNERS
Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis
Motherhood on Black Women OWN The Conversation
Michael Melamedoff '01 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Executive Producer
*Updated 9/25/2020 with additional information
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