The following Wesleyan Alumni received Emmy nominations recently. The Emmy Awards will be presented on August 29.
Sasha Alpert ’82 Project Runway – Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. Sasha Alpert is a producer with the show. Project Runway received two nominations.
Carter Bays ’97 and Craig Thomas ’97 How I Met Your Mother – Outstanding Music and Lyrics. Thomas and Bays are co-creators and writers. How I Met Your Mother received four nominations.
Marc Levin ’73, P’05 Brick City – Exception Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking – Marc Levin is executive producer
Bruce C. McKenna ’84 The Pacific (with Robert Schenkkhan) for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special – Part Ten. The Pacific received 24 nominations.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus P’14 The New Adventures of Old Christine – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Matt Senreich ‘96 Robot Chicken – Outstanding Short-format Animated Program – Senreich co-created the show with Seth Green. Robot Chicken has 2 nominations.
Paul Spillenger P’13 – Life – Outstanding Nonfiction Series, Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming. Spillenger, Producer for the Discovery Channel show was also nominated. Life has 6 nominations.
Matthew Weiner ’87 Mad Men – Outstanding Drama Series. Weiner is creator, writer, executive producer — he is nominated twice (co-writer) for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. Mad Men received 17 nominations.