For the fifth consecutive year, “The 67th Annual Tony Awards” won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Program. The Tony’s also won for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, for which Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt took home their first Emmy awards. Glenn Weiss took home another Emmy for directing the show.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment have acted as executive producers of the Tony Awards telecast since 2004. During White Cherry’s tenure, the Tony Awards have been recognized with an unprecedented 34 Emmy nominations and 18 Emmy wins, including the best show in its class for the last 5 consecutive years, and 7 of the last 8 outings. That recognition is far more than any time in Tony Awards history and is unparalleled by any other awards show today.