Glenn Weiss has been named to direct the Sept. 23 Primetime Emmys broadcast for ABC.
In addition, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences also said that Charlie Haykel would serve as co-exec producer, Juliane Hare as producer and Danette Herman as co-producer on the team led by exec producer Don Mischer. Steve Bass will be the kudocast’s production designer.
Weiss has directed the past 12 editions of the Tony Awards, exec producing nine and winning six Emmys in the process. He has worked with Mischer on the 2009 and 2010 Emmys as well as other projects including the 2007-09 Super Bowl halftime shows.
Herman has worked on 22 previous Emmy telecasts, Hare four and Haykel two. The Emmy relationship between Mischer and Bass dates back to 2001.