New York Emmy Award Nominations for WNET

Christina Knight | February 24, 2017

emmyawardUpdated: Monday, May 8, 2017
Congratulations to the following WNET productions and creative staff, all winners of the 2017 New York Emmy Awards.

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT
NYC-ARTS “American Ballet Theatre: A Dancer’s Life.” June 2, 2016.(Thirteen/WNET). Joan Hershey, Editorial Director; Bob Morris, Producer.

DOCUMENTARY
Treasures of New York: St. Patrick’s Cathedral. September 26, 2015. (WLIW). Mary Lockhart, Executive Producer/Writer/Director; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer; Darren Peister, Editor.

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE (OTHER THAN NEWS AND SPORTS)
All-Star Orchestra “The Legend of Scheherazade”. January 17, 2016. (Thirteen/WNET). Paul Schwendener, Executive Director; Gerard Schwarz, Music Director and Conductor;
Habib Azar, Video Director; Andrew Mayatskiy, Video Editor; Dmitriy Lipay, Engineer/Editor.

AUDIO
Dmitriy Lipay. January 17, 2016. (Thirteen/WNET)

WRITER: SHORT FORM
Andrew Berg. August 9, 2016. (Thirteen/WNET)

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Nominations for the 2017 New York Emmy Awards have been announced and WNET is honored to receive 33 nominations. WNET is the proud parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV — all public television stations that are part of PBS. THIRTEEN received 13 nominations, WLIW received 10 nominations, and NJTV received 10 nominations.

The 2017 New York Emmy Awards will be held on May 6, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York City. Enjoy watching a few videos of the nominated works, below.

ARTS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL

66th & Broadway: Frank Wildhorn and Friends (WLIW). Michael Kostel, Executive Producer; David Stern, Director; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer, Local Production.

NYC-ARTS Show #279. (Thirteen/WNET). Joan Hershey, Editorial Director.

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

NYC-ARTS “American Ballet Theatre: A Dancer’s Life.” (Thirteen/WNET). Joan Hershey, Producer; Bob Morris, Producer.


NYC-ARTS “The Metropolitan Opera’s Three Tudor Queens.” (Thirteen/WNET). Joan Hershey, Editorial Director; Julie Leonard, Producer.

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL

American Songbook at NJPAC – Stephen Schwartz and Friends. (NJTV). Michael Kostel, Executive Producer; John Servidio, Executive in Charge of Production; David Stern, Director; David Rodriguez, Executive Producer; John Schreiber, President & CEO.

BUSINESS/CONSUMER

American Originals: Made on Main Street. (WLIW). Jamie McDonald, Executive Producer.

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

NYC-ARTS “Segment about Studio in a School.” (Thirteen/WNET). Laurie Marshall, Producer/Director.
Shoemaker CSI. (NJTV). Wanda Swanson, Executive Producer; Richard Renner, Producer; Ed Waters, Director of Photography; David Nelson, Audio; Elizabeth DeBarr, Production Coordinator

The $100 Million Opportunity Missed. (NJTV). Sandra King, Producer

ENVIRONMENT

Toxic NJ. (NJTV). Phil Alongi, Executive Producer.

HEALTH/SCIENCE: PROGRAM/SPECIAL

Neil DeGrasse Tyson discusses the future of space in SciTech Now Episode 212.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson discusses the future of space in SciTech Now Episode 212.

SciTech Now Episode 205. (WLIW). Hillary Sieber, Producer; Hari Sreenivasan, Anchor; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer.
See how robots are changing the surgical landscape; the science educator, the CEO of the Planetary Society, the “Science Guy” himself, Bill Nye, joins us to talk about his new book and about his Kickstarter project to create a breadbox sized spacecraft powered by the light of the sun; Science Friday shows us how a badminton birdie’s unique aerodynamic shape makes badminton the fastest sport around; and Abalone are sea snails that graze on algae and seaweed, but overfishing and poaching have left them on the edge of extinction.

SciTech Now Episode 212. (WLIW). Andrea Vasquez, Producer/Reporter; Hari Sreenivasan, Anchor; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer.
A four-story magnet may hold the key to clean, renewable energy; Jennifer Vento, from the digital marketing firm Women Online, discusses how women around the world are joining together to create innovative new technologies that protect women both on- and offline; Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses the future of space exploration.

SciTech Now Episode 239. (WLIW). Marisa Wong, Producer; Hari Sreenivasan, Anchor; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer.
A hackathon exploring the intersection of hip hop, technology and education; battery powered pills that deliver medication in the body when and where it’s needed; the fascinating manipulation techniques of the orchid flower; and an innovative new wheelchair for people with mobility loss.

See the SciTech Now site.

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

NYC-ARTS “Jane’s Carousel.” (Thirteen/WNET). Joan Hershey, Editorial Director; Maureen Coyle, Producer.

MILITARY

Veterans and Civilians Bridge the Divide Through Papermaking (WLIW). Marisa Wong, Producer; Sasha Schechter, Producer; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer.

SOCIETAL CONCERNS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL

Stargate Theatre: A Defining Act. (WLIW). Ally Gimbel, Producer; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer; Darren Peister, Editor.

DOCUMENTARY

Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing. (Thirteen/WNET). Dan Karlok, Producer; Jeffrey Pancer, Producer; Tracy Strianese, Producer.

Treasures of New York: St. Patrick’s Cathedral. (WLIW). Mary Lockhart, Executive Producer/Writer/Director; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer; Darren Peister, Editor.

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL

The ChatterBox. (WLIW). Hillary Sieber, Producer; Marisa Wong, Multimedia Producer; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer.

See episodes of Chatterbox on YouTube.

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

Classroom Close-Up NJ Show #19. (NJTV). Wanda Swanson, Executive Producer; Marie Blistan, Host; Richard Renner, Series Producer; Adam Bauser, Producer; Kevin Ronan, Producer; Debbie Ronan, Producer; Ed Waters, Director of Photography; David Nelson, Audio; Elizabeth DeBarr, Production Coordinator.

State of the Arts: A Bronx Tale, Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe & Poet Gregory Pardlo. (NJTV). Eric Schultz, Producer.

NOSTALGIA PROGRAM

My MetroFocus: R&B Legend Little Anthony (WLIW). Sean McGinn, Producer; David Brown, Executive Producer.


Read more about the segment on MetroFocus, which airs nightly on WLIW and weeknights on THIRTEEN and NJTV.

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE (other than News and Sports)

All-Star Orchestra “The Legend of Scheherazade”. (Thirteen/WNET). Paul Schwendener, Executive Director; Gerard Schwarz, Music Director and Conductor; Habib Azar, Video Director; Andrew Mayatskiy, Video Editor; Dmitriy Lipay, Engineer/Editor.

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMO — SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN

Thirteen Legal IDs. (Thirteen/WNET). David Chomowicz, Creative Director. Daena McBride, Producer.

AUDIO

Dmitriy Lipay. (Thirteen/WNET).

EDITOR: PROGRAM

Dan Karlok. (Thirteen/WNET)

GRAPHIC ARTS: GRAPHICS/NEWS

Vinny Caravano. (NJTV)

LIGHTING

Dan Karlok. (Thirteen/WNET)

TALENT: REPORTER — FEATURES/HUMAN INTEREST

Sandra King. (NJTV). King is host, writer and executive producer of Due Process.

TALENT: PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR

Philippe de Montebello, Paula Zahn. (Thirteen/WNET).
Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn are co-hosts of NYC-ARTS, Thursdays at 8pm on THIRTEEN.

Sandra King. (NJTV). King is host, writer and executive producer of Due Process.

WRITER: PROGRAM

Sandra King. (NJTV). King is host, writer and executive producer of Due Process.

WRITER: SHORT FORM

“You Bring Meaning to THIRTEEN.” Andrew Berg. (Thirteen/WNET).