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60th Primetime Emmy® Awards

2008 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Saturday, September 13

NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, LA
Airs Saturday, September 20,
8:00 p.m. on E!
60th Primetime Emmy Awards
Sunday, September 21

NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, LA


HBO Leads 60th Primetime Emmys 30 Rock, Mad Men Take Top Series

A 1960s advertising agency, a fictional sketch-comedy show and the second president of the United States were among the big winners at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Among the twenty-eight awards handed out over the course of the Television Academy’s diamond anniversary event, which was telecast live on ABC, HBO topped the night with 10 winged statuettes. Read more


Television's Most Memorable Moments

Voting at ABC.com has closed, and the winning moments and top five vote-getters for the comedy and drama categories have been revealed. More info.


Buy Your Official Digital 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards Program

The 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards marks the diamond anniversary of the most prestigious honor in television.

The commemorative program for this prestigious event is traditionally available only to those in attendance. But through a partnership with online publisher Zinio, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is offering a digital edition of this year’s 208-page program for just $12.99. More info.

Backstage in the Architectural Digest Greenroom

On this noteworthy 60th anniversary, Architectural Digest pays tribute to television’s biggest night with an original greenroom that brings the occasion—traditionally honored with diamonds—to life. From the room’s shape to the interior details, this year’s Architectural Digest Greenroom is inspired by those brilliant gems, giving presenters an intimate, sparkling space for relaxing before their stage cues. More info

Take the 60th Primetime Emmys® Reality Host Challenge: Discover More About Tom Bergeron, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Jeff Probst and Ryan Seacrest

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has partnered with Buzztone to create a fan site revealing fun facts about the hosts of TV’s most popular reality programs – who also happen to be the hosts of the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards. More info.

Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, Jimmy Kimmel, Kiefer Sutherland, More Among Presenters for 2008 Primetime Emmy® Awards

More star presenters for the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards confirmed, including Christina Applegate, Candice Bergen, David Boreanaz, Wayne Brady, Lauren Conrad, Jimmy Kimmel and Kiefer Sutherland. More info.

Stars of House M.D., L-Word, Grey’s Anatomy and Many More Line Up for 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards

The first presenters have been announced for the 2008 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. A list of the new presenters, which include stars of such series as 30 Rock, Big Love, Grey's Anatomy, House, Nip/Tuck, The Office, Pushing Daisies, Two and a Half Men and many more, is available here.

Jon Hamm, James Denton, Dave Annable, Dennis Haysbert, More Among Celeb Golfers on Sept. 15

As part of the festivities leading up to the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation (Television Academy Foundation) is pleased to announce that AEG has become the Title Sponsor for its 9th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, September 15, at El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana. More info.

Ugly Betty, Heroes stars and more confirmed to Present

The second set of presenters for the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards include America Ferrera, Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Hayden Panettiere, William Petersen and Vanessa Williams. More info.

Hugh Laurie, Tina Fey, Desperate Housewives Cast and More Among Primetime Presenters

The first set of presenters announced for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, including “Desperate Housewives’” – Marcia Cross, Dana Delany, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria Parker and Nicollette Sheridan – presenting together; Hugh Laurie and Julia Louis-Dreyfus; and Tina Fey & Amy Poehler presenting together. More info.

Neil Patrick Harris And Sarah Chalke To Host The 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards

How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris and Scrubs' Sarah Chalke and will host the 2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Saturday, September 13 from the NOKIA Theatre it was announced today by Lee Miller and Steve Venezia, Executive Producers of the Creative Arts show. The show will air as a 2-hour special on E! Entertainment Television on Saturday, September 20 at 8:00 p.m. More info.

Tom Bergeron, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Jeff Probst And Ryan Seacrest to Host The 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards

In an unprecedented move, all five nominees in the category for Outstanding Reality/Competition Host – Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars), Heidi Klum (Project Runway), Howie Mandel (Deal or No Deal), Jeff Probst (Survivor) and Ryan Seacrest (American Idol) – have been named hosts of the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards airing live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 21 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. More info.

Top 10 Drama and Comedy Finalists Announced

On Thursday, June 26, the Television Academy announced the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards’ top 10 finalists for outstanding drama series and outstanding comedy series.


To view the lists and an explanation of how the finalists were selected, please click here.


Nominees for the 60th Primetime Emmys will be announced at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 17.

Stars Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris to Reveal 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations with Television Academy Chairman John Shaffner

Kristin Chenoweth ("Pushing Daisies") and Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother") will join John Shaffner, Chairman and CEO, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, to announce the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations live on Thursday, July 17 at 5:40 a.m. at the Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. Get details.

Watch FYC Screeners Here Online

First-ever online viewing site now online
Screener submission guidelines info here

Voting members, your first-ever site for viewing For Your Consideration screeners now online here at Emmys.tv. Member login required. This online viewing portal is secure, password-protected and only accessible by the voting members of the Television Academy. Enter and watch now.

Seat Fillers and Red Carpet Bleachers Seats

All Seat Filler positions and Red Carpet Bleacher seats are full for the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards. Please check back next summer for information regarding the 61st Primetime Emmy® Awards.