BMI tunes in Griffin

Williams, Elfman, Post receive multiple nods

Merv Griffin accepted BMI’s President’s Award at the org’s BevHills kudofest Wednesday for film and TV composers with tongue lightly in cheek.

“It’s amazing now to get a composer’s award for ‘da-da-da-da,’ ” Griffin said, breaking into the “Jeopardy” theme.

Among those most honored were John Williams, Danny Elfman and Mike Post, with four nods each, while composer Randy Edelman was feted for Outstanding Career Achievement.

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