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[05/12/09 - 10:22 AM]
Don Mischer Named Executive Producer of the "61st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards," to Be Broadcast Sunday, SepT. 20 on the CBS Television Network
This will mark his ninth time as executive producer of "The Primetime Emmy Awards," his most recent being "The 56th Primetime Emmy Awards.

[via press release from CBS]

DON MISCHER NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE "61ST PRIMETIME EMMY(R) AWARDS," TO BE BROADCAST SUNDAY, SEPT. 20 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Multiple Emmy Award-winning producer Don Mischer has been named Executive Producer of the 61ST PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS, to be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 20 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network, it was announced today by Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment and John Shaffner, Chairman and CEO, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

"From the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics to the recent Presidential Inauguration at the Lincoln Memorial to Super Bowl halftime shows, Don Mischer is one of the great big event producers of our time," said Tassler. "He knows how to bring excitement and pageantry to live events, and how to produce memorable moments on television. He's proposed some exciting new ideas for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards and we look forward to working with him again to make it an event to remember."

"The Television Academy is thrilled to have Don returning," said Shaffner. "He has spent a lot of time thinking about the Primetime Emmy telecast, blending forward and creative thinking with a deep knowledge of and respect for the integrity of the Emmy, which tells us that he is the right person to produce this telecast."

Mischer is an internationally recognized producer of television and live events who has been honored with 13 Primetime Emmy Awards, a record nine Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement, two NAACP Image Awards and a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting. Some of his producer/director credits include "We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial," "Fashion Rocks," "XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony," "Motown 25" and several of "The Tony Awards," "The People's Choice Awards," "The Kennedy Center Honors" and Super Bowl halftime shows (including the Rolling Stones, Prince and the recent Bruce Springsteen halftime show), among others. This will mark his ninth time as executive producer of "The Primetime Emmy Awards," his most recent being "The 56th Primetime Emmy Awards."

The 61ST PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS is being produced by Don Mischer Productions. Nominations for the 61ST PRIMETIME EMMY� AWARDS will be announced July 16 at 5:40 a.m. (PT) from the Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

RATING: To Be Announced





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