Dawna Lee Heising of EOE on Time Warner Cable Covers 2009 Primetime EMMY Awards

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The Spectacular 2009 Primetime EMMY Awards Were Conducted by the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences at the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on September 20, 2009

Dawna Lee Heising and John Alsedek of Eye on Entertainment on Time Warner Cable covered the 2009 Primetime EMMY Awards at the NOKIA Theatre on September 20, 2009. Primetime Emmy presenters included Simon Baker, Tina Fey, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Chandra Wilson, Dana Delany, Jimmy Fallon, Alyson Hannigan, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Stephen Moyer, Jason Segel, Michael J. Fox, Ellen Burstyn, Jon Cryer, Tracy Morgan, Bob Newhart, Patricia Arquette, David Boreanaz, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rob Lowe, Hayden Panettiere, Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders. Winners in 28 categories were revealed during the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards that was broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 7 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 20, 2009) on CBS. Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother") hosted the ceremonies, and was also a nominee for supporting actor in a comedy series.

John Shaffner is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences, and Don Mischner served as the 2009 Executive Producer of the Primetime EMMY Awards show. John Shaffner and his partner Joe Stewart are among the most recognized production designers in television. Together they have received three Primetime Emmy® Awards for David Copperfield specials, one for The George Lopez Show; two Daytime Emmy® Awards for The Ellen DeGeneres Show; and one Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award. Don Mischer is an internationally recognized producer and director of television and live events who has been honored with thirteen Primetime Emmy Awards, a record nine Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement, two NAACP Image Awards, a Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting, and Europe's prestigious Golden Rose of Montreux. The director for the 2009 Primetime Emmys was Glen Weiss.

Winners for the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards included:

  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Kristin Chenoweth
  • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Matt Hubbard
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Jon Cryer
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Toni Collette
  • Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series - Jeffrey Blitz
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Alec Baldwin
  • Outstanding Host for a Reality Program - Jeff Probst
  • Outstanding Reality-Competition Program - The Amazing Race
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Ken Howard
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie - Brendan Gleeson
  • Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or Movie - Andrew Davies
  • Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or Movie - Dearbhla Walsh
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie - Jessica Lange
  • Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Grey Gardens
  • Outstanding Miniseries - Little Dorrit
  • Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series - Bruce Gowers
  • Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Outstanding Original Music & Lyrics - 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • Outstanding Variety Series - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Michael Emerson
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Cherry Jones
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series - Rod Holcomb
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Mad Men
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Glenn Close
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Bryan Cranston
  • Outstanding Comedy Series - 30 Rock
  • Outstanding Drama Series - Mad Men

Publicity for the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences is handled by The Lippin Group. To see EOE interviews, please go to: http://www.youtube.com/eyeonentertainment

About the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 just one month after network television was born. It is a non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. In addition to recognizing outstanding programming through its Emmy® Award, the Television Academy publishes Emmy® Magazine and stages many industry-related programs, services and year-round events for the television community. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences rewards excellence in Prime Time programming. For additional press information and resources concerning the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, please contact Robin Mesger of The Lippin Group at (323) 965-1990.

About Eye on Entertainment
"Eye on Entertainment", a division of Eye on Excellenceâ„¢ Productions, is aired twice weekly on Time Warner Cable in Southern California. The EOE team covers entertainment and red carpet events, and features interviews with successful people in all walks of life, exploring the traits they have in common. Dawna Lee Heising is the executive producer and host of EOE. She is a long-standing member of SAG & AFTRA, and is Ms. Universe 2009. The show is produced and directed by John Alsedek, who is also the writer, director & producer of the horror anthology series "AS DARKNESS FALLS", which runs on Time Warner Cable. The EOE photographer is David McNeil, who is a former executive with United Artists and was one of the developers of Pay-per-View. For more information, please visit http://www.eyeonentertainment.tv.

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