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STATEMENTS FROM MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO AND MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT COMMISSIONER JULIE MENIN ON THE 18 EMMY WINS FOR TELEVISION SHOWS THAT ARE "MADE IN NY"

Statement from Mayor Bill de Blasio:

"Tonight, we celebrate that the best television in the world is being made right here in New York City. With 18 Emmys going to ‘Made in NY’ productions tonight, it’s clear that New York continues to draw incredible talent – both behind and in front of the camera. The 2016 ‘Made in NY’ Emmy recipients make our City proud, and represent our thriving production industry – generating nearly $9 billion for the New York City economy, and creating more exciting opportunities for work and entertainment than ever before."

Statement from Commissioner Julie Menin, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment:

"New York City’s television industry is booming, with a record 52 scripted shows ‘Made in NY’ during the 2015-16 season. And with over 130,000 New Yorkers working in film and television, this industry has emerged as an indispensable part of life to so many New Yorkers – not to mention fans of the fantastic shows that are made here. I congratulate all of tonight’s Emmy-winning shows and the incredible teams that worked tirelessly to achieve this success."

2016 “Made in NY” Emmy Award Winners:

Mr. Robot, USA
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Rami Malek

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series – Original Dramatic Score

Master of None, Netflix
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang

Saturday Night Live, NBC
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon

Outstanding Comedy Guest Actress: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special: Bettie O. Rogers, Department Head Hairstylist; Jodi Mancuso, Key Hairstylist; Inga Thrasher, Hairstylist; Jennifer Serio, Hairstylist; Cara Hannah Sullivan, Hairstylist; Joe Whitmeyer, Hairstylist

Last Week Tonight, HBO
Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Outstanding Writing – Variety Series: Kevin Avery, Writer; Tim Carvell, Writer; Josh Gondelman, Writer; Dan Gurewitch, Writer; Geoff Haggerty, Writer; Jeff Maurer, Writer; John Oliver, Writer; Scott Sherman, Writer; Will Tracy, Writer; Jill Twiss, Writer; Juli Weiner, Writer

Outstanding Picture Editing – Variety Programming

Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Netflix
Outstanding Main Title Theme Music

Girls, HBO
Outstanding Comedy Guest Actor: Peter Scolari

Mozart in the Jungle, Amazon
Outstanding Sound Mixing – Half-Hour

The Americans, FX
Outstanding Drama Guest Actress: Margo Martindale

Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central
Outstanding Directing – Variety Series: Ryan McFaul

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton (Live from Lincoln Center), PBS
Outstanding Sound Mixing – Variety Series or Special: Ken Hahn, Re-Recording Mixer; Paul Bevan, Production Mixer

Outstanding Music Direction

Park Bench With Steve Buscemi, AOL
Outstanding Short Form Variety Series: Steve Buscemi, Executive Producer; Stanley Tucci, Executive Producer; Wren Arthur, Executive Producer; Justin Wilkes, Executive Producer; Joe Killian, Executive Producer; Jon Doran, Executive Producer