Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Olympics Directing

By Alex Weprin 

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If you didn’t know the name Bucky Gunts before last night, you certainly do now. The former “”Today” director took home an Emmy award last night for his direction of the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

The acceptance speech, which includes presenter Ricky Gervais poking a bit of fun at Gunts’ expense, is below.

And check out the clip after the jump, which has Gunts thanking all the people he couldn’t get to on stage.


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