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May 25, 2017

Multi-Emmy Award Winners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner Of White Cherry Entertainment to Executive Produce The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

CBS and the Television Academy announced today that multi-Emmy Award winners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner of White Cherry Entertainment will executive produce the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, to be broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-11:00PM, live ET/5:00-8:00PM live PT) on the CBS Television Network. White Cherry founders Glenn Weiss (executive producer/director) and Ricky Kirshner (executive producer) have won numerous Emmy Awards as producers for The Tony Awards on CBS. This will be their first time producing the Primetime Emmy Awards and Weiss' sixth time directing.

As previously announced, Emmy Award winner Stephen Colbert, the multi-talented host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, is set to host, marking his first time as master of ceremonies for the event.

Download the press release here.

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CBS Press Contacts:
Andrea Ballas

Kate Fisher

CBS Photo:
Gaye Ann Bruno

Michele Crowe

Television Academy (breakwhitelight PR)
Jim Yeager

Stephanie Goodell

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