Ken Ehrlich to executive produce the Emmy Awards show

May 8, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) -- Ken Ehrlich will produce the 65th Prime Time Emmy Awards show, which is to take place Sept. 22 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CBS announced.

This will be Ehrlich's sixth time producing the ceremony honoring the year's best in television.

"Ken has been a great partner with CBS throughout the years on many specials," Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music and live events for CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "The incredible ratings success of the Grammy Awards, particularly in recent years, demonstrates his talent for packaging industry celebrations into exciting live television events with tremendous energy and entertainment. We're thrilled to have him on board as executive producer of this year's 'Emmy Awards.'"

"We are excited to welcome Ken and his team back to the Prime Time Emmys," said Television Academy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Rosenblum. "This is a landmark year in television excellence and we are confident he will produce an extraordinary show."

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