September 3rd, 2022

CNN Original Series Honored with 1 Primetime Emmy® Award

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy Wins Second Consecutive Emmy® for Outstanding

Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special 


LOS ANGELES, CA – CNN celebrates a Primetime Emmy® Award for CNN Original Series in the 74th Primetime Emmy® Award competition. The awards were announced this evening by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Creative Arts Emmy® Ceremony in Los Angeles.

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy won best Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special for the second consecutive year in a row.

Additionally, the acclaimed series received 5 nominations, including Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Directing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program.

Executive producers for Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy are Stanley Tucci, Tom Barry, Eve Kay, and Adam Hawkins for RAW; and Amy Entelis, Lyle Gamm, and Jon Adler for CNN Original Series.

A telecast of the Creative Arts Emmy® ceremony will be broadcast on Saturday, September 10 on FXX.



About CNN Original Series
The CNN Original Series group develops non-scripted programming for television via commissioned projects, acquisitions, and in-house production. Amy Entelis, executive vice president of talent and content development, oversees CNN Original Series and CNN Films for CNN Worldwide. Lyle Gamm, senior vice president of current programming, supervises production of all CNN Original Series. Since 2012, the team has produced over 40 CNN Original Series, including Peabody and 13-time Emmy® Award-winning Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, five-time Emmy® Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, Emmy® Award-winning Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy, and critically acclaimed series including This is Life with Lisa LingFirst Ladies, the “Decades” series, American Dynasties: The KennedysThe Windsors: Inside the Royal DynastyThe History of ComedyRace for the White House, and many others. For more information about CNN Original Series, please follow @CNNOriginals via Twitter, and join Keep Watching, our exclusive, members-only community that enables fans to stay engaged with their favorite CNN Original Series & Films


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