Monday 14 September 2009

Creative Arts Emmy Winners

The 2009 Creative Arts Emmys were awarded last night in Los Angeles.

There were many awards given out, but here are the nominees and winners for the writing categories:

Outstanding Writing for Nonfictional Programming
* Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (HBO) - written by Joe Bini, P.G. Morgan and Marina Zenovich
* American Experience (episode: "The Trials Of J. Robert Oppenheimer") (PBS) - written by David Grubin
* American Masters (episode: "Jerome Robbins: Something To Dance About") (PBS) - written by Amanda Vaill
* Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business Of America (episode: "When I'm Bad, I'm Better--The Groundbreakers") (PBS) - written by Michael Kantorand Laurence Maslon
* Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (episode: "New Age Medicine") (Showtime) - written by Penn Jillette, Teller, Star Price, Rich Nathanson, Michael Goudeau, David Wechter, Cliff Schoenberg, and Sheryl Zohn

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
* Chris Rock for Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger (HBO) - written by Chris Rock
* 81st Annual Academy Awards (ABC)
* Louis C.K. for Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (Showtime)
* Will Ferrell for Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America. A Last Night with George W. Bush (HBO)
* Ricky Gervais for Ricky Gervais: Out of England (HBO)

The 2009 Primetime Emmys will be awarded next Sunday, the 20th of September. They were shifted back a week to avoid a clash with MTV's Music Awards ceremony.

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