There’s a big change at the helm of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Bob Bain has been tapped as the executive producer for the 2015 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the Television Academy announced today. This is his first year as executive producer of the awards. He takes over for Spike Jones Jr, who has held that position for the past 20 years.

Image (4) television_academy_logo_master__140416185717-275x224.png for post 715522“Bob is one of the industry’s leading producers of “next generation” event television. We are thrilled to have him on board.” said Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum on the announcement.

Held the week before the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor excellence in TV’s guest actors and actresses, choreography, costume design, music, and for the first time this year, Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.

For over a decade Bob Bain Productions has been at the helm of the popular Teen Choice Awards, Kids Choice Awards and the Critics Choice Awards. Bain has also produced Fox’s New Year’s Eve LIVE Special as well as the Billboard Music Awards, Miss America Pageant, American Country Awards and numerous music specials.

The Creative Arts Emmys will take place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Saturday, September 12. FXX will broadcast a two-hour version of the awards show on Saturday, September 19 at 8 PM ET/PT, encoring at 10 PM ET/PT.