By Jennifer R Jones | Posted on July 26, 2013 5:48 PM
This year's Tony Awards broadcast met with a (rare) chorus of approval from Broadway theater fans -- and now the annual awards show is getting recognition from the TV industry as well. The 66th Annual Tony Awards telecast, which aired early last month, has received a total of five Emmy Award nominations. The 2012 Tony Awards broadcast earned nominations in the categories of Outstanding Special Class Programs; Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics; Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special; Outstanding Music Direction; and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special. The Emmy Awards will air on the CBS network on September 22, 2013.