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“The Voice” takes reality competition Primetime Emmy

NBC’s The Voice emerged victorious at the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, taking home the prize for best reality competition program. The singing competition series was nominated against CBS’ The Amazing Race, ...
September 18, 2017

NBC’s The Voice emerged victorious at the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, taking home the prize for best reality competition program.

The singing competition series was nominated against CBS’ The Amazing Race, NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, Lifetime’s Project Runway, Bravo’s Top Chef and VH1′s RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Sunday night’s win marks the fourth time in five years that The Voice has taken the reality competition Emmy. The two other series that have taken the award since its inception in 2003 were also nominated this year: The Amazing Race, with 10 wins thus far, and Top Chef, which took the prize in 2010.

The Voice is produced for NBC by MGM Television, Talpa Media and Warner Horizon Television. Executive producers are John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Jay Bienstock, Lee Metzger and Chad Hines. Co-executive producers are Kyra Thompson, Mike Yurchuk and Amanda Zucker.

The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and hosted by Stephen Colbert.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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