Emmy Awards Special Tribute to Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback Special
September 02, 2011
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences along with producer Spike Jones, Jr. have announced presenters for the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards along with a special tribute to Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback Special.
Priscilla Presley along with Steve Binder , Emmy Award winning producer and director of "Elvis '68 Comeback Special," will be present for the brief tribute to the television special that helped re-launch the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s career.
The two will also present 4 statues during the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series; Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special; Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety, Music, Or Comedy Series; Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety, Music, Or Comedy Special.
Presenters for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards also include Jon Cryer & Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men), Connie Britton & Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights), Mitzi Gaynor & Bob Mackie (Mitzi Roaring in the 20s), Alison Brie & Dan Harmon (Community), Phil Keoghan & Bertram Van Munster (The Amazing Race), Noah Wyle & Robert Rodat (Falling Skies), Nick Tweed Simmons & Gene Simmons (Gene Simmons: Family Jewels), Kiernan Shipka & Matthew Weiner (Mad Men) and Jeff Probst & Mark Burnett (Survivor).
The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys will be held on Saturday, September 10, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. The awards will air September 17, at 8:00pm ET and 8:00pm PT on REELZCHANNEL.