Pittsburgh Natives included in EMMY Nominations

Congratulations go out to two Pittsburgh natives – Ed Driscoll and Tim Beggy – on their being associated with EMMY nominated television shows.

Comic/Writer Ed Driscoll has been nominated for a writing Emmy for “The 2011 Oscar Awards” . Ed is nominated with a team of writers that include host Billy Crystal. ABC’s “Shark Tank” is nominated in the “Outstanding Reality Program.” Talented Actor/Host/Producer Tim Beggy is not individually nominated but is part of the production team that produces the series. Both deserve the accolades and we’re proud to call them Pittsburghers!

Ed Driscoll, Pittsburgh, Emmy nomination, ComedianMore information on Ed Driscoll:
Driscoll was recruited from Pittsburgh by Dennis Miller to move to Los Angeles to write on HBO’s Dennis Miller Live. In LA, his work was recognized with an Emmy, a Cable Ace Award and a Writers Guild of America Award. Ed soon began writing material for Billy Crystal, and drew high praise for his work on the 69th, 70th, 72nd and 76th Academy

Find more on Ed Driscoll’s website.

Tim Beggy, Producer, Writer, Pittsburgh, Shark Tank, 310 EntertainmentMore information on Tim Beggy:
Beggy grew up in Pittsburgh before being snatched up by Clay Newbill on MTV’s Road Rules. Tim also competed in Mark Burnett’s Eco-Challenge and hosted a range of successful shows, including The Slant on Fox Sports Net and Guts and Bolt on the History Channel. Tim Beggy is now Head of Development for 310 Entertainment, which specializes in producing and creating cutting-edge reality competition, comedy and high stakes drama.

Tim currently creates, develops and produces shows with ‘310 Entertainment’ headed by Clay Newbill (Co-Executive producer, ‘Shark Tank’)  Find more details on 310 Development’s website or Tim Beggy’s website.

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