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Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner López Congratulate the 2015 “Made in NY” Primetime Emmy Winners

September 21, 2015 - The 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday, September 20th, and  “Made in NY” series won in 19 categories.

“New York City is home to a thriving and talented creative community that works hard every day to provide us with new art and entertainment. In addition to making New York City a global hub for entertainment, the shows recognized tonight bring important economic activity to our city,“ Mayor De Blasio said, “employing New Yorkers and contributing billions of dollars to our local economy. We congratulate all of tonight’s ‘Made in NY’ Emmy Award winners – the actors, directors, writers, producers, designers, and skilled craftspeople – and thank them for their contribution to the vibrancy and prosperity of New York City.“
 
“There is so much talent centered in New York City, and we’re thrilled that ‘Made in NY’ shows have been distinguished with Emmy Awards,” said Commissioner Cynthia Lopez. ”More television and digital series are being produced in New York City than ever before, and these Emmy Awards are a testament to the achievements of the thousands of New Yorkers who earn their living in the entertainment industry. ”

The “Made in NY” Emmy winners include:

The Americans, FX 
OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Margo Martindale

Boardwalk Empire, HBO
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD PROGRAM (One Hour or More)
Bill Groom, Production Designer
Adam Scher, Art Director
Carol Silverman, Set Decorator

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES
Jonathan Freeman, Director of Photography

The Colbert Report, Comedy Central
OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR VARIETY PROGRAMMING
Jason Baker, Editor

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Elliott Kalan (Head Writer)
Adam Lowitt
Steve Bodow
Jon Stewart
Dan Amira
Travon Free
Hallie Haglund
Matt Koff
Dan McCoy
Jo Miller
Zhubin Parang
Daniel Radosh
Lauren Sarver
Owen Parsons
Delaney Yeager

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Chuck O'Neil, Director

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

Inside Amy Schumer, Comedy Central
OUTSTANDING VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS
"Cool With It/Song Title: Girl You Don't Need Make Up"
Music and Lyrics by Kyle Dunnigan
Music by Jim Roach

The Knick, Cinemax
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD PROGRAM (One Hour or More):
Howard Cummings, Production Designer
Henry Dunn, Art Director
Regina Graves, Set Decorator

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO
OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE PROGRAM

Orange is the New Black, Netflix
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Uzo Aduba

Saturday Night Live, NBC
OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERA WORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES
Steven Cimino, Technical Director
Paul Cangialosi, Camera
Michael Cimino, Camera
Carl Eckett, Camera
Eric A. Eisenstein, Camera
John Pinto, Camera
Len Wechsler, Camera
Frank Grisanti, Video Control
Susan Noll, Video Control

OUTSTTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Bettie O. Rogers, Department Head Hairstylist
Jodi Mancuso, Key Hairstylist
Inga Thrasher, Hairstylist
Jennifer Serio Stauffer, Hairstylist
Cara Hannah Sullivan, Hairstylist
Joe Whitmeyer, Hairstylist

The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, NBC
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Don Roy King

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Louie Zakarian, Department Head Makeup Artist
Amy Talgiamonti, Makeup Artist
Jason Milani, Makeup Artist
Sarah Egan, Makeup Artist
Daniela Zivkovic, Makeup Artist
Melanie Demitri, Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
Robert Palladino, Production Mixer
Bill Taylor, Production Mixer
Marty Brumbach, Production Mixer
Ezra Matychak, Production Mixer
Bob Selitto, OTHER
Chris Costello, OTHER
Devin Emke, OTHER
Josiah Gluck, OTHER
Bob Clearmountain, OTHER

Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Live from Lincoln Center), PBS
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM