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The Emmy nominees were pretty light-hearted about the forthcoming 67th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Montage Beverly Hills Monday night for the Television Academy’s Performers Peer Group party. Although a very excited-to-be-there Anthony Anderson did jump the gun a bit when TV Academy Governor Bob Bergen announced his name to come up to the podium.
“Yes, I won!” he said as he attempted to take home the Emmy on stage that was larger than he was to laughs from the crowd. “Oh, so this is alphabetical order,” he joked.
“Again, I say how lucky I am because the first nomination was what 27 years ago?” Banks noted. “I’d say I’m a pretty lucky guy.
“The evolution of your career, of your life, »
- Mannie Holmes
The Television Academy has named five industry leaders to its executive committee, chairman Bruce Rosenblum announced Thursday. The five appointees are Bela Bajaria, exec VP of Universal Television; David Nevins, president of Showtime Networks; Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios; Kevin Reilly, president and chief creative officer of TBS and TNT; and Rick Rosen, board member and head of the television department at William Morris Endeavor.
The executives will work alongside the Television Academy’s officers and board of governors to guide and shape the direction of the Academy. According to Rosenblum, their contribution will help further the Academy’s mission to encourage television’s “unlimited potential.” The Academy is in the midst of upgrading its campus and is currently campaigning to build a significant endowment to expand the educational programs of the Academy Foundation.
“Each of these visionary executives brings an unparalleled breadth of experience and a unique perspective »
- Variety Staff
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