The Emmy board additionally nominated House for Outstanding Drama Series in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009, however the show never gained the award. For the season one episode “Three Stories”, David Shore won a writing Emmy in 2005 and the Humanitas Prize in 2006. Director Greg Yaitanes acquired the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, for guiding “House’s Head”, the first a part of season 4’s two-episode finale. Under orders from Cuddy to recruit a new team, House considers 40 docs. Season four’s early episodes concentrate on his selection process, structured as a reality TV–style elimination contest (Jacobs referred to it as a “model of Survivor”).
Taub is a plastic surgeon and was #39 during the “video games” utilized by House to select his new group. House almost fired Taub (and the row he was sitting in) on the first day of …