August 16, 2014 6:01pm PT by Carolyn Giardina
Creative Arts Emmys: Composer Alan Silvestri Wins Pair of Trophies for 'Cosmos'
Composer Alan Silvestri won a pair of Emmys for outstanding score and original main-title theme music for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey.
Accepting the awards Saturday night at the Creative Arts Emmys, he thanked his team, host Neil deGrasse Tyson and "Carl Sagan for still bringing magic to the blue dot."
Silvestri earned Oscar nominations for music with The Polar Express and Forrest Gump. His recent work includes The Croods and Flight.
Cosmos also earned an Emmy for writing for nonfiction programming, awarded to Sagan's widow Ann Druyan and Steven Soter, and for sound editing.