WNET Wins Five Emmy Awards

September 12th, 2011

This Saturday night, WNET took home five Primetime Emmy Awards: two for Great Performances, two for American Masters, and one for Great Performances at the Met (see categories below).

This marks the 8th time that American Masters has won the Emmy for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series in 11 years.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION
Harry Connick Jr., In Concert On Broadway (Great Performances)

Harry Connick Jr., Music Director

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)
American Masters
John Muir In The New World

Garth Neustadter, Music by

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL
Don Pasquale (Great Performances At The Met)

Emmett Loughran, Technical Director
Miguel Armstrong, Camera
Joseph Debonis, Camera
Manny Gutierrez, Camera
Shaun Harkins, Camera
John Kosmaczewski, Camera
Bob Long, Camera
Jay Millard, Camera
Alain Onesto, Camera
David Smith, Camera
Larry Solomon, Camera
Ron Washburn, Camera
Mark Whitman, Camera
Anthony DeFonzo, Video Control
Matty Randazzo, Video Control
Paul Ranieri, Video Control

OUTSTANDING NONFICTION SERIES (Area Award: Possibility of more than one award.)
American Masters

Susan Lacy, Executive Producer
Stanley Buchthal, Executive Producer
Michael Cohl, Executive Producer
Prudence Glass, Series Producer
Julie Sacks, Supervising Producer
Michael Epstein, Producer
Jessica Levin, Producer

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SPECIAL
Sondheim! The Birthday Concert (Great Performances)

Lonny Price, Directed by