Several With Wesleyan Ties Nominated for Emmy Awards

David PesciJuly 21, 20102min
<div class="at-above-post addthis_tool" data-url="http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2010/07/21/several-with-wesleyan-ties-nominated-for-emmy-awards/"></div>Nine from the Wesleyan Community receive nominations for the coveted TV awards<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post addthis_tool" data-url="http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2010/07/21/several-with-wesleyan-ties-nominated-for-emmy-awards/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

The following Wesleyan Alumni received Emmy nominations recently. The Emmy Awards will be presented on August 29.

Sasha Alpert ’82   Project Runway – Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. Sasha Alpert is a producer with the show. Project Runway received two nominations.

Carter Bays ’97  and Craig Thomas ’97  How I Met Your Mother –  Outstanding Music and Lyrics. Thomas and Bays are co-creators and writers. How I Met Your Mother received four nominations.

Marc Levin  ’73, P’05   Brick City – Exception Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking – Marc Levin is executive producer

Bruce C. McKenna  ’84 The Pacific (with Robert Schenkkhan) for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special – Part Ten. The Pacific received 24 nominations.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14 The New Adventures of Old Christine – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Matt Senreich ‘96  Robot Chicken – Outstanding Short-format Animated Program – Senreich co-created the show with Seth Green. Robot Chicken has 2 nominations.

Paul Spillenger   P’13  – Life – Outstanding Nonfiction Series, Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming. Spillenger, Producer for the Discovery Channel show was also nominated. Life has 6 nominations.

Matthew Weiner  ’87  Mad Men – Outstanding Drama Series. Weiner is creator, writer, executive producer — he is nominated twice (co-writer) for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. Mad Men received 17 nominations.