Watch THIRTEEN's Primetime Emmy®-nominated programs

July 16th, 2009

The nominees for the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Great Performances and American Masters have been nominated for nine Emmy® Awards in seven categories. Winners will be announced this September at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Here’s a list of programs at THIRTEEN that are nominated this year, along with links where you can watch many of them online.

OUTSTANDING VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE

American Masters
Jerome Robbins: Something To Dance About
Ron Rifkin, Narrator

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC

Great Performances
John Williams, Theme Music By

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE

Great Performances
Cyrano de Bergerac
A Cyrano on Film, LLC Production
with Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Ellen M Krass Productions, Inc. and NHK Enterprises
Kevin Kline as Cyrano de Bergerac

Great Performances
King Lear
A Co-production of The Performance Company, Iambic Productions Limited, Thirteen/WNET New York and Channel 4, in association with NHK
Sir Ian McKellen as King Lear

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAMS
Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein
A Production of Carnegie Hall and Thirteen/WNET New York in association with San Francisco Symphony

OUTSTANDING NONFICTION SERIES
American Masters
Susan Lacy, Executive Producer
Prudence Glass, Series Producer
Julie Sacks, Supervising Producer
Judy Kinberg, Producer

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
American Masters
Jerome Robbins: Something To Dance About
Amanda Vaill, Writer

Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business Of America
When I’m Bad, I’m Better—The Groundbreakers
A co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Rhino Entertainment and BBC
Michael Kantor, Writer
Laurence Maslon, Writer

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
American Masters
Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts
Stephen R. Smith, Sound Supervisor