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Ryan Seacrest can’t seem to get his hands on that elusive Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. Not, at least, while three-time winner Jeff Probst keeps taking it home for Survivor.
But last weekend at the Creative Arts Emmys, the media mogul did nab a statuette—for producing Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. The truly inspiring series, which looked to reform school lunch programs across America, was chosen Outstanding Reality Program.
Not great news for Ryan’s archenemy Kathy Griffin (who was also nominated in the category). But a treat for the TV host-turned producer who seemed genuinely thrilled by the honor.
In this video from the Creative Arts Emmy’s pressroom, Seacrest explained what the award meant to him and why he was happy to win for something besides American Idol (Hint: it has something to do with Simon Cowell):