This is the eighth consecutive year that BBC Worldwide Productions’ Dancing with the Stars has received a nomination in the “Outstanding Reality-Competition Program” category.
Additionally, Dancing with the Stars’ host, Emmy-winning Tom Bergeron, was nominated in the “Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program” category for the fourth year in a row. Dancing with the Stars’ professional ballroom dancer and choreographer, Derek Hough, received two nominations this year for his work on Dancing with the Stars. Hough has now received a total of 5 nominations in the “Outstanding Choreography” category since the show’s inception. Hector Ramirez received a nomination for his work in the “Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series” category, ushering him to a new record of 71 career nominations – the most of any individual in Emmy history.
Also, Da Vinci’s Demons, produced by Adjacent Productions, received three Creative Arts nominations from the Television Academy for its premiere season on Starz.
“The teams behind Dancing with the Stars and Da Vinci’s Demons have put immeasurable work and passion into making these programmes the best they can be. We are so thankful to the Television Academy for recognising the brilliant team at DWTS again this year and identifying the incredible talent that brought a young Leonardo da Vinci to life in Da Vinci’s Demons,” said Jane Tranter, Head of BBC Worldwide Productions and Adjacent Productions.