NBC and the Television Academy announced jointly today that Done+Dusted in association with Hudlin Entertainment will produce the 74th Emmy Awards, set for Sept. 12 on NBC. Ian Stewart, Reginald Hudlin, Byron Phillips and Jane Mun will executive produce the live three-hour coast-to-coast telecast that begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
A host and venue will be announced at a later date.
"For the last few years we've been hoping to welcome everyone who makes TV magic back live in the room at the Emmys," said Ian Stewart, President for Done+Dusted. "Thankfully, this year it looks like we can. Let's celebrate the best of television together. It's party time again!"
Added Hudlin, "I'm very excited to be returning to the Emmys with Done+Dusted. Television is now in its new Golden Age and celebrating its brilliance in all genres is so much fun to do."
Jen Neal, Executive Vice President of Live Events for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, said, "With quality TV in abundance more than ever before, the Emmys have become the de facto awards where everyone feels they own a stake and love rooting for their favorite shows. NBC is extremely proud to host the return of the 74th Emmy Awards and present a three-hour telecast that will bring audiences a taste of why this truly is an unprecedented time – from what we watch, where we watch and how we watch – in television history."
A week prior to the telecast, the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place over two consecutive nights on Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4. An edited presentation will be aired Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.
About The Television Academy
The Television Academy seeks to expand the horizons of television excellence. It strives to empower storytellers who shape the evolving television space through the programs, publications and events of the Academy and its Foundation. And it celebrates those who have led excellence by recording their stories and recognizing their achievements through accolades and awards, including television's most coveted prize, the Primetime Emmy Award. For more information, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com.
About Done+Dusted Group
Done+Dusted is a global entertainment group of companies with regional offices in Los Angeles, London and Abu Dhabi. Over 25 years, D+D has forged an unrivaled reputation as a preeminent producer of live television events across the planet; creating and capturing the moments that make global headlines and shape our culture. Whether it is producing the most watched television event in history – 'The London Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies', the Apple TV+ world ratings blockbuster 'Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special', the ABC hit series of 'Disney Singalongs', You Tube Originals most watched live event ever – 'Dear Class of 2020', the last four "Emmy Awards" (including two during the pandemic) or the ABC rating sensation 'Little Mermaid Live', D+D's work bears the distinct badge of quality, spectacle and story telling that makes it, unequivocally... "Done+Dusted." The D+D partners are Hamish Hamilton, Ian Stewart, Simon Pizey, Melanie Fletcher, Katy Mullan, Guy Carrington and David Jammy. More info can be found at doneanddusted.com.
About Hudlin Entertainment
Hudlin Entertainment produces film, television, and live events. Hudlin has produced the Oscars, the Emmys and the NAACP Image Awards. As a director, Reginald Hudlin's latest film was Disney's Safety. He also directed original House Party, Boomerang with Eddie Murphy, Marshall with Chadwick Boseman, and the documentaries The Black Godfather, Phat Tuesdays and the upcoming Sidney Poitier film. Hudlin was a producer on the Oscar winning feature film Django Unchained.
Mariana Duran, Mariana.Duran@nbcuni.com
Jim Yeager, Jim@breakwhitelight.com
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