July 19, 2012 | 01:14 pm PT
American Idol Receives 3 Emmy Nominations
The ballots have been cast and this morning the nominees for the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced!
American Idol continued its impressive Emmy tradition, earning 3 nominations!
The Awards show will air live Sunday September 23rd and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
Here are the 3 awards Idol is up for:
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program - Ryan Seacrest
Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Series - Finale
Kieran Healy, Lighting Designer; Joshua Hutchings, Lighting Director; Matthew McAdam, Lighting Director; George Harvey, Light Director
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Series Or Special
Brian Riordan, Packages Mixer; Ed Greene, Audio Mixer; Randy Faustino, Music Mixer; Michael Parker, Monitor Mixer