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’30 Rock,’ ‘Modern Family’: Editors Sharpen Laughs

Fine cuts preserved timing, heightened emotions, punched gags

30 Rock” editor Ken Eluto (nommed for picture editing, comedy) had a favorite moment in the finale: “When Liz comes to see Tracy in the strip club — which is how the show started — you see relationship they’ve created over the years, it’s emotional but the jokes still hit every time.”

Modern Family’s” Ryan Case (nommed for picture editing, comedy) loves working with performers on the sitcom. “Each actor has their own great sense of timing. Making it all work together with the more natural cinematography is what I love about working on this show,” says Case.

Creative Arts Emmys by the Numbers

69: Current age of “SNL”s first-ever performance nominee, Chevy Chase

2004: Year prosthetic makeup category was introduced

23: Most Emmy wins for single person (HBO producer Sheila Nevins)

71: Most Emmy noms for a single person (camera operator Hector Ramirez)

2013: First year in its history “Modern Family” only has one episode nominated for picture editing

23: Most choreography noms for a series (“So You Think You Can Dance”)

21: Most technical direction noms for a series (“SNL”)

6: Most casting noms for a series (“30 Rock,” “Frasier”)

2001: Year Reality Program category was introduced

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