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Creative Arts Emmys Get New Cable Home

Aug 15, 2011  •  Post A Comment

The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards are moving to a new cable home, Deadline.com reports. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that the awards, which have aired on E! for some time, are moving to ReelzChannel.

The fledgling cable channel recently televised the inaugural Critics’ Choice Television Awards. It’s broadcast of the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys is set for Saturday, Sept. 17, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Spike Jones Jr. will produce the broadcast, his 17th year in that capacity.

John Shaffner, Television Academy chairman and CEO, said in a statement: "It’s a pleasure to welcome back the very talented and innovative Spike Jones Jr. as producer of the show, and we are thrilled to partner with ReelzChannel this year to broadcast the awards. The Primetime Creative Arts Emmys is always a special event during which the industry’s top talent turns out to honor some of the most creative and hard-working people in the arts and sciences of television. We look forward to working with Reelz to produce it for television."

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