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PBS Wins 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards

On Saturday, Sept. 10, PBS received 10 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards during a live presentation at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

Congratulations to our PBS producer recipients, including our multiple award-winners. “Freedom Riders” took home three awards, while AMERICAN MASTERS, “Downton Abbey” and GREAT PERFORMANCES each received two awards.

Emmys in 25 other categories will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 18, during the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards telecast.

PBS’ Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Award winners are:

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Freedom Riders”
-    Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
-    Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
-    Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking

AMERICAN MASTERS
-    Outstanding Nonfiction Series

AMERICAN MASTERS “John Muir in the New World”
-    Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway”

-    Outstanding Music Direction

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Sondheim! The Birthday Concert”
-    Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Don Pasquale”
-    Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey” (Part 1)
-    Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
-    Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie

                                 
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