The final series of ‘The Tudors’ saw wins for two of its four nominations at this year’s Creative Arts Emmys. Joan Bergin and Susan Cave won the prize in the category of Outstanding Costumes for a Series whilst Tom Conroy, Colman Corish and Crispian Sallis took the Outstanding Art Direction for a Single Camera Series prize. The Awards ceremony took place on Saturday, August 21st.
The Outstanding Costumes for a Series Costume saw ‘The Tudors’ Irish costume designers Joan Bergin and wardrobe supervisor Susan Cave scoop the prize. The pair won for the outfits seen in episode 408 of the fourth and final series of Showtime’s ‘The Tudors’ which wrapped shooting late last year. The other costume teams nominated included those working for ‘Glee’ in the episode entitled ‘The Power of Madonna’, ‘Mad Men’ and ’30 Rock’ for the episode ‘I Do Do’. The pair previously won an Emmy in 2008, again for their costumes on ‘The Tudors’.
‘The Tudors’ production designer, Tom Conroy and his team won an Emmy for Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera series at the ceremony. Tom, alongside Irish art director Colman Corish and British set decorator, Crispian Sallis won for their work on episode 407 of the series beating off competition from the artistic teams behind ‘Glee’, ‘Heroes’, ‘Lost’, ‘Modern Family’ and ‘True Blood’. The team were last year nominated for an Emmy for their work on ‘The Tudors’ which also received a 2009 Art Director’s Guild award.
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards are to be telecast live on Sunday, August 29th on NBC and will see Irish nominee, Michael Gambon compete in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. The live broadcast of the show on NBC will also feature footage of the Creative Arts Emmy winners. The Primetime Emmys will be held at LA’s Nokia Theatre. For a full list of nominees visit www.emmys.com