The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards has announced the production team for the telecast on Sunday, Sept. 22 on CBS.
Producer Renato Basile, co-producer Danette Herman, director Louis J. Horvitz and scenic designer Brian Stonestreet round out the production team with previously announced executive producer Ken Ehrlich and host/producer Neil Patrick Harris.
"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 Ehrlich in a statement.
"The Emmys are always one of television's most looked forward to events, and I have no doubt that with this group of talented individuals we can create a great evening of television."
His fifth time producing the telecast, Basile had previously worked alongside Ehrlich on the 57th, 58th, 59th and 60th Emmy awards shows. He has also produced "Celine Dion: Opening Night Live Las Vegas," "Marc Anthony: I've Got You," "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild N' Out," the Michael Jackson Memorial and several Grammy Nomination Concert Live! events.
Herman has been on the production team for the telecast for 23 years. She served as coordinating producer for the 35th Kennedy Center Honors, The 85th Oscars and The 85th Oscars Red Carpet Live Pre-Show, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' The Governor's Awards, and was co-producer of The Producers Guild of America's The Producers Guild Awards.
Horvitz has directed the Primetime Emmy Awards 16 times. He has also directed the Academy Awards 12 times, receiving 14 Emmy nominations and winning six. His long resume of directing live telecasts includes 20 years on the Kennedy Center Honors, the Golden Globe Awards, the Grammys, the Billboard Awards and the opening and closing ceremonies for the XXI Winter Olympics.
A three-time Emmy winner, Stonestreet's TV credits include the Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Billboard Awards, BET Awards, Hip Hop Awards and the Kennedy Center Honors. His live event credits include this year's TED Summit, the Lexus and Chrysler Dealer Rollouts, L.A. LIVE Holiday Event, BET Upfronts and Miss Universe Beijing.
Nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced on Thursday.
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