Music Shows Hit Tech Marks

'The Voice,' 'Hairspray Live' lead below the line honors

The Voice coaches including Miley Cyrus and

The Voice earned 13 Emmy nominations. Pictured, from left, coaches Adam Levine, Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus and Blake Shelton. (Photo courtesy NBC)

NBC’s The VoiceHairspray Live! and Hulu’s The Beatles: Eight Days a Week are among the music shows packing a big Emmy presence outside the composing categories. The singing competition show was the big standout with nine nominations as it heads into its thirteenth season, while the John Waters tuner about racial tolerance in the ’60s styled seven, including technical direction for the dozen-plus camera live telecast.  And Fox’s Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga spiked  it in the end zone, competing in six categories. Dolly Parton received notice in the highly competitive television movie category for her Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love NBC special.

Here is a list of the music-themed shows that had a big presence in the technical categories:
The Voice , 13 nominations (NBC)
PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A VARIETY, NONFICTION, REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION SERIES
HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES
MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES
CASTING FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA WITHIN AN UNSCRIPTED PROGRAM (The Voice On Snap Chat Show)

Hairspray Live!, 9 nominations (NBC)
PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A VARIETY, NONFICTION, EVENT OR AWARD SPECIAL
COSTUMES FOR VARIETY, NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAMMING
HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL

Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga, 6 nominations (Fox)
PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A VARIETY, NONFICTION, EVENT OR AWARD SPECIAL
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
MUSIC DIRECTION
SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM
SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years, 5 nominations (Hulu)
PICTURE EDITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM
DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SPECIAL
SOUND EDITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
SOUND MIXING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
WRITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM

70th Tony Awards, 4 nominations (CBS)
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL
WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Mozart in the Jungle, nominations (Amazon)
PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PROGRAM (HALF-HOUR OR LESS)
SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (HALF-HOUR) AND ANIMATION
CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (HALF-HOUR)

70th Tony Awards, 4 nominations (CBS)
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAM
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL
WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

59th Grammy Awards, 2 nominations (CBS)
LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL

Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017, 2 nominations (CBS)
VARIETY SPECIAL
TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 1 nomination (HBO)
OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL

Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, 1 nomination (NBC)
TELEVISION MOVIE

 

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