The June 2014 broadcast of the 68th Annual Tony Awards was honored today with three Prime Time Emmy Award nominations in the categories of:
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special – Directed by Glenn Weiss
Outstanding Special Class Program – Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer, Glenn Weiss Executive Producer
Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special – Technical Direction by Eric Becker and Mike Anderson; Camerawork by Rob Balton, Robert Del Russo, Charlie Huntley, Ernie Jew, John Kosmaczewski, Jay Kulick, Tore Livia, John Meiklejohn, Lyn Noland, Jim Tufaro and Mark Whitman; Video Control by Paul Ranieri and Ka-Lai Wong
The nominations were announced live this morning in Los Angeles.
“Glenn, Ricky and the entire Tony Awards team is incredibly hardworking and dedicated to creating an outstanding show each year, and we are thrilled their hard work has been recognized in such a phenomenal way,” said Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theater Wing, and Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment have acted as executive producers of the Tony Awards telecast since 2004. During White Cherry’s tenure, the Tony Awards have been recognized with an unprecedented 37 Emmy nominations and 18 Emmy wins, including the best show in its class for the last 5 consecutive years, and 7 of the last 8 outings. That recognition is far more than any time in Tony Awards history and is unparalleled by any other awards show today.
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