Monday, September 19, 2005

Congratulations to Emmy Award–Winning IC Alums

So talk about being in great company.....

Ithaca College graduates Chris Regan ’89 and Mike Royce ’86 were among the winners at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, held Sunday,September 18, in Los Angeles. Four other IC alums had also been nominated for awards for their work in television over the past year.

Regan, a writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, picked up his fourth Emmy in the category of outstanding writing for a variety, music, or comedy program. He is a five-time nominee and this is the third straight win.

Royce took home his second Emmy statue as executive producer of outstanding comedy series winner Everybody Loves Raymond. Royce had also been nominated in the outstanding writing for a comedy series category for his work on the show’s final episode. A five-time nominee altogether, Royce won in 2003 as the show’s supervising producer.

The other Ithaca graduates in the running for Emmy statues this year were

• Five-time Emmy winner Barbara Gaines ’79, who was nominated once again in the outstanding variety, music, or comedy series category in her role as executive producer of The Late Show with David Letterman;

• Another Letterman contributor, lighting designer Steven Brill ’80, who received his first Emmy nomination for outstanding lighting direction for variety, music, or comedy programming;

• Mad TV production designer John Sabato ’80, who earned his sixth nomination for outstanding art direction for a variety, music program, or special; and

• Three-time acting nominee CCH Pounder ’75, who was up this year for best supporting actress in a drama series for her role as detective Claudette Wyms in The Shield.


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