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July 17, 2013

65th Primetime Emmy Awards Production Team Announced

Renato Basile, Danette Herman, Louis J. Horvitz and Brian Stonestreet Named to Production Team

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the production team for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

The veteran production team includes Renato Basile, Danette Herman, Louis J. Horvitz and Brian Stonestreet, joining previously announced producer Neil Patrick Harris. Basile will serve as producer for the telecast with Herman as Co-Producer. Additionally, the program will be directed by Louis J. Horvitz while Brian Stonestreet will serve as Scenic Designer.

"With such an exciting year in television to celebrate, I'm thrilled to have an equally exciting and wonderfully creative production team working with me on this year's show," said producer Ken Ehrlich. This team has received a total of 40 Emmy nominations and collected 17 Emmy wins.

This is the fifth time Renato Basile will serve as a producer for the Primetime Emmy Awards, having previously worked alongside Ehrlich during the 57th, 58th, 59th and 60th Emmy telecasts.

Co-Producer Danette Herman has enjoyed long associations with some of television's biggest productions. This will be her 24th year as a key member of the Primetime Emmy® production team, having last served as co-producer on the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Photo: Associated Press

Louis J. Horvitz has directed one of the most watched television programs, the annual Academy Awards telecast, a record 12 times, and has helmed the Primetime Emmy Awards a total of 16 times.

Photo: Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP

Brian Stonestreet is a three-time Emmy Award-winning production designer, having worked in live and televised events for over 20 years.

Photo: Associated Press

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast will air live coast-to-coast on Sunday, September 22nd 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT) on CBS from the NOKIA Theater L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

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