Private Sessions has been nominated for two 2010 Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards in the categories of Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct to Tape Sound and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control.
Private Sessions showcases exclusive performances and conversations with top names in contemporary music. Hosted by Lynn Hoffman in an intimate loft setting, each Sunday morning at 9 am EST, Private Sessions dedicates each hour to the body of work of a single artist or group, featuring not only current releases but also the projects that defined and built careers.
Private Sessions is a national program reaching up to 93 million households in North America. Its anticipated premiere aired on July 22nd, 2007 with Avril Lavigne and continued with legendary acts including Meat Loaf, The Goo Goo Dolls, Toby Keith, Blues Traveler, Academy Award winner Michael Douglas, Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah, rock band Heart, Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins, Seal, Duran Duran, James Blunt, John Cusack, Maroon 5, the legendary Ringo Starr, Cyndi Lauper, Alanis Morissette, the band Chicago, Jewel, Carly Simon, Foreigner, Lindsey Buckingham, Boyz II Men, Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman, Wynonna Judd, Annie Lennox, Kevin Bacon and The Bacon Brothers, Gene Simmons, Natasha Bedingfield, Dennis DeYoung of Styx, Third Eye Blind, Daughtry, Sean Paul, Sting, Lynyrd, Judas Priest, The Backstreet Boys, Melissa Etheridge, Alan Jackson, Colbie Caillat, Twisted Sister, Hall & Oates, Toni Braxton, Martina McBride, En Vogue, Smokey Robinson, Mary J. Blige, Foreigner and Lionel Richie.