As of last night, the winners of the 61st annual Emmy Awards have all been announced, with several announced last week during the presentations for the Creative Arts Emmys. As for which non-fiction and reality programs snagged awards, Intervention (produced by GRB Entertainment for A&E Network) won the outstanding reality series award last Saturday, while The Amazing Race (produced by World Race Productions Inc. for CBS) got the nod for the seventh time for outstanding reality competition series. Jeff Probst received the honor for outstanding host of a reality series for the second time, while American Idol helmer Bruce Gowers received best directing for a variety, music or comedy series honors. Other winners from last Saturday included: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (best cinematography: non-fiction); Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment (best cinematography: reality); This American Life (best picture editing: non-fiction); Project Runway 5 (best picture editing: reality); 102 Minutes that Changed America (best sound mixing, non-fiction); Tyce Diorio/So You Think You Can Dance (best choreography) and American Idol once again for outstanding technical direction, camerawork and video control for a series.
- RS West ’18