You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Ryan Murphy tapped for international honor

'Horror Story'-teller to receive Founders Award

The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award.

Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York.

Murphy has been nominated as an individual for seven Emmys, while his shows, including long-running FX drama “Nip/Tuck,” have earned a total of 69 nominations.

“Throughout his career, Ryan Murphy has masterfully redefined storytelling to create unprecedented atmospheres and characters that celebrate human difference, be it dark, as in ‘Nip/Tuck,’ or hopeful, as in ‘Glee,’ ” International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences prexy and CEO Bruce L. Paisner said. “We are looking forward to recognizing his creative accomplishments.”

More TV

  • HBO Renews 'High Maintenance' and 'Crashing'

    HBO Renews 'High Maintenance' and 'Crashing' for Season 3

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

  • Michael O'Neill

    TV News Roundup: 'Scandal' Books Michael O'Neill in Recurring Guest Role

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

  • Damon Wayans Jr

    Damon Wayans Jr. Lands Lead Role in CBS Comedy Pilot From Austen Earl, Tim McAuliffe

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

  • Superstore

    'Superstore' Renewed for Season 4 at NBC

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

  • SXSW 2018 Highlights: Visit the 'Westworld'

    SXSW 2018 Highlights: Visit the 'Westworld' Theme Park, 'Shameless' Bar

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

  • AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- "Live Show

    'America's Got Talent' Judging Panel, Tyra Banks Set to Return for Season 13

    The International TV Academy has named Ryan Murphy the recipient of its 2012 Founders Award. Murphy, the co-creator of current shows “Glee” and “American Horror Story” as well as upcoming NBC comedy “The New Normal,” will receive the honor at the 40th International Emmy Awards Gala on Nov. 19 in New York. Murphy has been […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content