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[07/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Production Team Named for the "58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" to Be Broadcast Live on NBC on Sunday, August 27

[via press release from NBC]

PRODUCTION TEAM NAMED FOR THE "58TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS" TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON NBC ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Renato Basile and Michael B. Seligman Will Produce; Danette Herman Will Serve As Coordinating Producer and Executive in Charge of Talent

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 5, 2006 -- Ken Ehrlich and Jeff Ross, executive producers of the 58TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, hosted by Conan O'Brien ("Late Night with Conan O'Brien"), have announced their core production team for the awards telecast, to be broadcast live Sunday, August 27, 2006 (8:00-11:00 PM ET) on NBC. Renato Basile and Academy and Emmy Awards veteran Michael B. Seligman will produce; Danette Herman will return as coordinating producer and executive in charge of talent.

"We have assembled a top-notch production team dedicated to creating the most exciting Emmys by far," said Ehrlich. "Their experience is invaluable and will be a tremendous asset to the look and feel of the show."

Added Ross, "These talented individuals each bring their own creativity and expertise to the table and we are confident that television's most important night is in good hands."

Producer Renato Basile has worked for Ken Ehrlich Productions since 1988 as producer, associate producer and executive in charge of production. His credits include 14 Grammy Awards, event specials including "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon," "Genius: A Triubute to Ray Charles," and numerous television specials for artists including Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Elton John on the Network, as well as Bon Jovi, Simon and Garfunkel, Ricky Martin, Prince and most recently, the "Eagles Farewell 1 Live" special.

Specializing in live broadcast around the world, producer Michael B. Seligman has more than 300 major events to his credit including 17 years as producer and supervising producer of the "Primetime Emmy Awards." A three-time Emmy nominee, Seligman has served as associate, supervising and executive producer for the last 29 Academy Awards broadcasts. He was supervising producer of "CBS at 75" and "Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope." Seligman also served as producer for the Museum of Television and Radio's first special, "Funny Women of Television," the last five "Environmental Media Awards," The Eight International Special Olympics Program" and co-produced "Celebration of Truth" with Davild Wolper and Jack Haley, Jr. Last year, he was co-executive producer on "Mississippi Rising" a show that raised over 20 million dollars for the survivors of Katrina.

As coordinating producer and executive in charge of talent, Danette Herman has long associations with some of television's biggest productions. This will be her 18th year as part of the "Primetime Emmy Awards" production team. She recently completed the "78th Annual Academy Awards" telecast, her 30th non-consecutive show, and her 28th year with the ""The Kennedy Center Honors." Other credits include An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, The Tony Awards, Presidential Inaugural Galas for Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Bush, and Bill Clinton, Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Salt Lake City Olympic Games, and "Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope," for which she was nominated for an Emmy.

The 58TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, hosted by Conan O'Brien, the critically acclaimed host of NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," is being produced by NBC Universal Television Studio and will be directed by Louis J. Horvitz. Nominations for the 58TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS will be announced on July 6 at 5:39 AM PT from the Academy's Leonard H. Goldstein Theatre in North Hollywood.





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