Winners of the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced October 6 and awards were presented at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. PBS programs were honored with 12 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization (Frontline and Independent Lens garnered four each). Congratulations to all the winners! Continue reading
On Tuesday, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received 46 nominations, the most earned by any organization.
Here’s a complete list of PBS nominations.
A YEAR IN SPACE
– Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary
Last Thursday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. And even though Downton Abbey is nought but a memory, PBS programs still received 11 nominations. Masterpiece reaped the lion’s share of those nominations thanks to Victoria and Sherlock but here’s a list of all the PBS nominations…
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City”
Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking
Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series
Outstanding Structured Reality Program
SHERLOCK ON MASTERPIECE: THE LYING DETECTIVE
Outstanding Television Movie
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Benedict Cumberbatch
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie Continue reading
Finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards were announced last week and PBS programs received 11 nominations.
Here’s a complete list of the PBS finalists…
FRONTLINE “Chasing Heroin”
FRONTLINE “Confronting ISIS”
Last week, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Entertainment Awards. The good news? PBS and PBS Kids programs received 31 nominations! In addition, APT (American Public Television) received seven nominations and NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) earned one, making for a combined total of 39 nominations for public media. The children’s series Odd Squad alone garnered an impressive fifteen nominations!
Here’s a list of all these PBS and public television nominees…
Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series
Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program
Outstanding Culinary Program
AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN – APT
THE MIND OF A CHEF
Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program
JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE – APT
Outstanding Special Class Series
LANDSCAPES THROUGH TIME WITH DAVID DUNLOP – NETA
Outstanding Interactive – Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series
CYBERCHASE: Save the Park!
Outstanding Interactive – Original Daytime Content
Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Topical
DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS
BLACK AMERICAN SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE
Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Image
VICTORIA on MASTERPIECE Continue reading
The 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were handed out Sunday night at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom in New York City. PBS programs were honored with three awards (including one tie between two Frontline programs).
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Command and Control”
Telescript by Robert Kenner & Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser; American Experience Films
DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS (Tie)
FRONTLINE “The Choice 2016”
Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS
FRONTLINE “Inside Assad’s Syria”
Written by Martin Smith; PBS
DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS
JACKIE ROBINSON “Part One”
Written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns; PBS
Congratulations to these celebrated writers and to all the PBS programs on their wins!
The 31st Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards were announced at a ceremony in Nashville, TN on January 21 and three UNC-TV projects were honored with awards. Here’s a list of the winners…
Seasonal Science, UNC-TV, David Huppert, Melissa Salpietra
Our State 801, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, David Hardy, Heather Dollar, Mike Burke, Amy Meiggs, Karen Pearce, Mike Milstead
PBS Kids Writers Winner’s Circle, UNC-TV, Heather Dollar, Len Faulconer, Tisha Howard, Nancy Rich