Los Angeles area television professionals faced well at the 67th Annual Primetime and Creative Emmy Award ceremonies. L.A. based TV shows received over 150 nominations in categories including Outstanding Animated Program and Outstanding Choreography for the Creative Emmys, and Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series and Best Actress in a Drama Series for the Primetime Emmys. In all, the region walked away with a total of twenty eight statuettes.
Greater Los Angeles was associated with twenty-two Creative Emmy Awards for the 2015 season. The biggest winners included HBO’s Silicon Valley, which received two awards (Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing and Outstanding Production Design) and Amazon’s Transparent, which received three awards (Outstanding Original Theme Music, Outstanding Costumes and Best Guest Actor in a Comedy: Bradley Whitford). Going Clear: Scientology And the Prison of Belief received three Creative Emmys (Outstanding Directing-Nonfiction, Outstanding Writing-Nonfiction and Best Documentary). The Outstanding Choreography category saw a tie between Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.
Greater Los Angeles was associated with six Primetime Emmys for the 2015 season. The award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series went to Mom’s Allison Janney. The award for Outstanding Comedy Series-Directing went to Transparent’s Jill Soloway, The Voice was named 2015’s Best Reality Competition Program, and Transparent‘s Jeffrey Tambor won Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Top honors in the dramatic television category went to Jon Hamm, Best Actor in a Drama Series, for his role as Don Draper/Dick Whitman in Mad Men and the award for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series went to Viola Davis her role as law professor Annalise Keating in How to Get Away With Murder.
FilmL.A. joins the industry in congratulating all Creative and Primetime Emmy Award winners, and in particular those who film their projects in Los Angeles!