Variety’s ‘Actors on Actors’ Special on PBS Wins Emmy

Emmy Awards: Variety's 'Actors on Actors'
Ben Hassett for Variety

Variety’s “Actors on Actors” on PBS was awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the Television Academy’s 67th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards.

“Actors on Actors,” which is an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC.

The winners were announced Saturday at the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at The Skirball Cultural Center Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall.

“We couldn’t be more excited to receive this honor from the Academy,” said Variety co-editors-in-chief Claudia Eller and Andrew Wallenstein. “PBS SoCal was the perfect partner to showcase Variety’s dedication to in-depth coverage on the awards front.”

Other Emmy awards on Saturday night included honoring KCBS anchor Pat Harvey with the Governors Award in recognition of her long run in the Los Angeles market. KMEX was the biggest winner of the night with nine wins, including one for outstanding sports reporting and one for outstanding investigative news reporting. KVEA had seven honors, including one for outstanding news videographer.

Full list of honorees:

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING

VARIETY STUDIO: ACTORS ON ACTORS PBS SoCaL

Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer
Kate Mazzuca, Executive Producer
Donna Pennestri, Executive Producer
Jenelle Riley, Host
John Ross, Supervising Producer
Andrew Russell, Executive Producer

OUTSTANDING EDITOR- PROGRAMMING

ANTONIO CAMBEROS, Editor KMEX

OUTSTANDING EDITOR- NEWS

JAIME SANCHEZ, Editor KVEA

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR- PROGRAMMING

MIKE MAAS, Director CBS2

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR- NEWS

HORACIO CERVANTES, Director KMEX

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

GEOLOGY ACROSS THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

Educable-Channel 95
Marie Therese Hulett, Associate Producer

CHILDREN/YOUTH PROGRAMMING

CHLA IMAGINE: A CELEBRATION OF HOPE ABC7

Lorenzo Benet, Producer
Jessica Capshaw, Host
Jim Deeken, Producer
Janet Dotson, Executive Producer
DeAnn Marshall, Executive Producer
Chris Mortensen, Producer
Carol Wong, Executive Producer
Garson Yu, Executive Producer

INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% STUDIO)

ENFOQUE LOS ANGELES KVEA

Elizabeth Chavolla, Producer
Claudia Forestieri, Producer
Azucena Gomez, Host

INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE)

#LAPREPA Time Warner
Cable Deportes
Jorge Caridad, Associate Producer
Carolina Cavaliere, Reporter

SPORTS SERIES- NEWS

ATLETA DE LA SEMANA KVEA

Javier Renovato, Producer
Saul Rodriguez, Reporter

OUTSTANDING SPORTS REPORTING

DIANA ALVARADO, Producer, Reporter KMEX

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING- NEWS

FRONTERA MILLIONARIA KMEX
(Noticias 34 Solo a las Seis)

Andres Bonilla, Camera
Leon Krauze, Reporter
Andres Pruna, Editor, Producer

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS REPORTING

ANTONIO R. VALVERDE, Reporter KMEX

CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES

KTLA’S VIRTUAL REALITY CHECK KTLA5

Kimberly Cornell, Executive Producer
Rich DeMuro, Host
Madelaine Hahn, Producer
Angel Kim, Producer

INFORMATION SEGMENT

OVERMEDICATING THE ELDERLY KCET
(SoCal Connected)

Lata Pandya, Producer
Val Zavala, Reporter

PUBLIC, MUNICIPAL AND OPERATOR PRODUCED CABLE

DGA “SANTA MONICA CARES” CityTV of
Santa Monica
Mary Lou Belli, Executive Producer
Dianne Bartlow, Producer
Robin Gee, Executive Producer
Al Johnson, Associate Producer
Jerri Sher, Producer
Melanie Wagor, Producer
Evan Zissimopulos, Associate Producer

NEWS SPECIAL

NAPA QUAKE (NBC4 News at 4PM) NBC4

NBC4 News Team

LIGHT NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT

GHOST BIKE KTLA5
(KLTA5 News at 10pm)

Madelaine Hahn, Producer
Angel Kim, Producer
Micah Ohlman, Reporter
Jason Roberts, Editor
Nick Simpson, Camera

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SERVICE PARROTS CBS2
(CBS2 News at 11pm)

Gerri Shaftel Constant, Producer
Roger Masterton, Camera

LIGHT NEWS STORY- MULTI-PART REPORT

BARRO NEGRO KMEX
(Noticias 34 Solo a las Seis)

Erika Flores, Reporter

CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS-LIGHTING DIRECTOR/ART DIRECTOR

STEVE MULKEY, Lighting Director Time Warner Cable
SportsNet L.A.

JEFF HALL, Art Director Time Warner Cable
SportsNet L.A.

SPORTS SERIES- PROGRAMMING (LIVE BROADCAST)

ACCESS SPORTSNET LAKERS Time Warner Cable
SportsNet
Time Warner Cable SportsNet Sports Team

SPORTS SERIES- PROGRAMMING (POST-PRODUCED)

LAKERS TOP TEN Time Warner Cable
SportsNet
Time Warner Cable SportsNet Sports Team

SPORTS TEASE

OPENING TEASE, ACCESS SPORTSNET LA Time Warner Cable
DODGERS LAUNCH SHOW SportsNet L.A.

A.J. Ponsiglione, Producer
Marc Walton, Producer

GOVERNORS AWARD

PAT HARVEY

FEATURE SEGMENT

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM’S CITIZEN KCET
SCIENCE INSECT LABELING PROJECT
(SoCal Connected)

Cara Santa Maria, Reporter

EDUCATION

RUNNING DRY: CALIFORNIA’S HISTORIC NBC4
DROUGHT

Hetty Chang, Reporter
Fritz Coleman, Co-Host
Crystal Egger, Co-Host
Patrick Healy, Reporter
Tony Shin, Reporter
Marissa Sifuentes, Producer

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

STEPHANIE’S DAY CBS2/KCAL9

Lisa Lane, Producer

SHORT PROMO

CBS2 NEWS 11PM IMAGE CBS2

Garry Ashton, Producer
Mike Maas, Producer

OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER MULTI-CAMERA- PROGRAMMING

JAKE ALBA, Videographer Prime Ticket
JAKE LOSKUTOFF, Videographer

OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER SINGLE CAMERA- PROGRAMMING

ED LEWIS, Videographer Fox Sports West

OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER- NEWS

RICHARD HUERTA, Videographer KVEA

OUTSTANDING WRITER- NEWS

NICOLETTE MEDINA, Writer CBS2/KCAL9

OUTSTANDING WRITER-PROGRAMMING

DAVID ONO, Writer ABC7

OUTSTANDING NEWS FEATURE REPORTING

PAT HARVEY, Reporter CBS2/KCAL9
NICOLETTE MEDINA, Producer

MEDICAL NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT

BEBES A LA CARTA KVEA
(Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 11pm)

Nelson Castillo, Camera
Claudia Forestieri, Producer
Azalea Iniguez, Reporter
Jaime Sanchez, Editor

MEDICAL NEWS STORY- MULTI-PART REPORT

FROM DIAGNOSIS TO DEATH: KTLA5
JOHN EGGERS
(KTLA5 News at 10pm)

Kimberly Cornell, Executive Producer
Madelaine Hahn, Producer
Angel Kim, Producer
Micah Ohlman, Reporter
Jason Roberts, Camera, Editor

LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS- NEWS

AB60 DRIVER LICENSES FOR KVEA/NBC4
ALL PHONE BANK

KVEA Telemundo 52/NBC4 News Team

L.A. LOCAL COLOR

LIFE CONNECTED: CELEBRATING BLACK NBC4 HISTORY MONTH

Kim Baldonado, Reporter
Michael Brownlee, Host
Yvonne Guevara, Producer
Mekahlo Medina, Reporter

ARTS AND CULTURE/HISTORY

MIA, A DANCER’S JOURNEY PBS SoCaL

Brenda Brkusic, Producer
Kate Johnson, Producer
Maria Ramas, Producer
Ted Sprague, Producer

LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS- PROGRAMMING

ROSE PARADE KTLA5

Stephanie Edwards, On-Camera Talent
Bob Eubanks, On-Camera Talent
Jennie O’Hagan, Producer
Micah Ohlman, On-Camera Talent
Joe Quasarano, Executive Producer
Chris Reilly, Executive Producer
Shiran Stotland, Technical Director
Lisa Todd, Director

 

GRAPHICS

CHRISTOPHER CALLETON, Graphic Designer Fox Sports West

SPORTS SPECIAL

2013 DODGERS: A WHOLE NEW BLUE Time Warner Cable
SportsNet L.A.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet L.A. Sports Team

SPORTS FEATURE

10,000 WINS (Access SportsNet Dodgers) Time Warner Cable
SportsNet L.A.
Julian Gooden, Editor
Greg Taylor, Executive Producer
Jon Weisman, Associate Producer

LIVE SPORTS COVERAGE

KERSHAW NO HITTER GAME Time Warner Cable
SportsNet L.A.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet L.A. Sports Team

SERIOUS NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT

A VOICE SILENCED: CBS2/KCAL9
LINDA RONSTADT
(CBS2 News at 11pm/KCAL9 News at 9pm)

Paul Magers, Reporter
Nicolette Medina, Producer

SERIOUS NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT

CADA GOTA CUESTA KMEX
(Noticias 34 Solo a las Seis)

Hugo Olguin, Camera
Andres Pruna, Editor, Producer
Gabriela Teissier, Anchor

LIVE COVERAGE OF AN UNSCHEDULED NEWS EVENT

UCLA WATER MAIN BREAK KTLA5

KTLA5 News Team

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY DAYTIME NEWSCAST: 11:00AM-7:00PM

NOTICIAS 34 A LAS SEIS KMEX

KMEX News Team

*************************************************

NOTICIERO TELEMUNDO 52 A LAS 5:30PM KVEA

KVEA News Team

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY MORNING NEWSCAST: 4:00AM-11:00AM

PRIMERA EDICION KMEX

Primera Edicion News Team

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY EVENING NEWSCAST: 7:00PM-12:00AM

NOTICIERO TELEMUNDO 52 A LAS 11PM KVEA

KVEA News Team

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