Jones directs tech Emmys

Spike Jones Jr. has been tapped by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to produce and direct the nontelevised Creative Arts portion of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 7 from the Pasadena Civil Auditorium.

It will be Jones’ third stint as producer-director of the technical Primetime Emmys in 55 categories. The theme of this year’s program will find nostalgic pairings of TV stars who have performed together being enlisted as presenters.

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