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.
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…
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 ODD SQUAD
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
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).
DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY 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
Nominations for the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards were released last week and Downton Abbey received what may be its final nomination.
The entire cast was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, pitting them against stiff competition from non-PBS series like Westworld,Stranger Things, Game Of Thrones and The Crown. Still, let’s cross our fingers that the Masterpiece series will receive due recognition while it still can.