2017 Emmy Award for Best Interview/Discussion – Theater Talk
THEATER TALK has won the 2017 NY EMMY Award for Best Interview/Discussion Program for its episode “Talk to Remember.”
“Talk to Remember,” includes highlights of interviews from THEATER TALK’s 2015-16 season, including The Color Purple actresses Danielle Brooks, Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo with their director John Doyle; actor Jeff Daniels of the drama Blackbird; drama critics Ben Brantley of The New York Times, Peter Marks of The Washington Post and Elisabeth Vincentelli; director Ivo van Hove on his revivals of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and A View from the Bridge; and actor George Takei from the musical Allegiance.
THEATER TALK, co-hosted by Michael Riedel of the New York Post and producer Susan Haskins, now in its 25th year on TV. It is broadcast on THIRTEEN/WNET, WLIW/21, NYCLife and on its home station, CUNY TV and online at Thirteen.org, theatertalk.org and CUNY.TV. The series is also syndicated nationally to member stations across the USA by EPS.