EMMYS: Engineering Awards Announced; VOD Pioneer Time Warner Among Winners

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has unveiled its 63rd Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, which will be handed out October 26 at the Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by The Big Bang Theory co-star Mayim Bialik. Time Warner and Time Warner Cable have won the Philo T. Farnsworth Award for their “pioneering work in bringing true interactive and versatile on-demand television to audiences as exemplified by the Full Service Network,” which was the forerunner of today’s VOD services. The Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award will go to The Fox Group president of engineering Andy Setos. Four Engineering Emmys also will be awarded, along with certificates and a plaque, outlined in the TV academy’s release: (more…)

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