OTT VIEWING PLATFORM FOR THE EMMY® AWARDS, POWERED BY VIMEO
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Upcoming Daytime, Sports, and News & Documentary Emmy® Award ceremonies to stream live on web and mobile and smart TV apps
NEW YORK (July 16, 2020) — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the launch of a dedicated online viewing platform for the Emmy® Awards ceremonies it produces. Powered by Vimeo’s leading over-the-top (OTT) technology, the platform will make the National Academy’s Emmy® programming available on nearly every major web browser, mobile device, and “set top” streaming device
immense change over the more than seven decades the Emmys have recognized excellence in both facets of our industry,” said Adam Sharp, NATAS President & CEO. “Our awards have adapted through each of these transitions. Working with Vimeo, we now bring our celebration of this dynamic community of creators to all of the devices the audience uses to watch the television programming they love.”
“More than ever before, virtual experiences have become a powerful component of our daily lives. We’re proud to partner with NATAS and to offer Vimeo’s best-in-class streaming technology, seamless user experience, and uncompromising support to the Emmys’ many fans,” said Kathleen Barrett, SVP, Enterprise, Vimeo. “Now global audiences can unlock the awards content they know and love without missing a beat.”
Upcoming events to stream live on the platform include:
● The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards – Digital Dramas
Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 9 p.m. EDT / 6 p.m. PDT
● The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards – Children’s, Lifestyle, & Animation
Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT
● The 41st Annual Sports Emmy® Awards
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT / 5 p.m. PDT
● The 41st Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards
The platform will also feature exclusive “Behind the Emmy®” interviews, memorable moments from past Emmy® ceremonies, historical archives, and events from the National Academy’s 19 regional chapters.
All programming is viewable on the web at watch.theemmys.tv.
Apps are available for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phones and tablets, Android TV, Fire TV, and Roku by searching for “The Emmys” in the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Roku Channel Store, or Amazon FireTV Appstore. Users may download content for offline viewing on iOS and Android and sync watchlists across multiple devices.
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|Paul Pillitteri (NYC)|
|B. Harlan Boll (LA)|
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States. Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.