NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 41ST ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS
Honorees in More Than 40+ Categories to be Live-Streamed
In Two Ceremonies on September 21sh & 22nd
NEW YORK (AUGUST 6, 2020) – Nominations for the 41th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
The awards will be presented in two individual ceremonies:
News Categories – Monday, September 21st, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT
Documentary Categories – Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT
Each ceremony will be streamed live on NATAS’ dedicated viewing platform powered by Vimeo, available on the web at watch.theemmys.tv and via The Emmys® apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, and Roku (full list at apps.theemmys.tv).
“As we continue to innovate and honor the best in our industry, we are for the first time honoring our news and documentary communities with distinct ceremonies,” said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS. “We will honor those professionals that consistently deliver crucial, clear and factual reporting so critical during these unprecedented times. In light of the ongoing pandemic, the events will build on the success of our live Daytime creative arts ceremonies and upcoming Sports Emmys, and be similarly presented with hosts, recipients and other special guests appearing from home and other distributed locations.”
The 41st. Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honor programming content from more than 2000 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 875 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.
The complete list of nominees is also available on the National Television Academy’s website: theemmys.tv
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.
The numerical breakdown, by media entities, as compiled by the independent accountancy firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP, follows:
Over-the-Air, Cable, Satellite and Internet Broadcast Nominees
|PBS||48||CNN en Español||3|
|Netflix||15||The Wall Street Journal||2|
|The New York Times||14||Discovery Channel||1|
|NBC||12||Discovery Networks Latin America / US Hispanic||1|
|ABC||9||First Look Media||1|
|Al Jazeera International USA||6||Investigation Discovery||1|
|National Geographic||5||The Marshall Project||1|
|Telemundo||5||Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting||1|
|Starz||4||The Washington Post||1|
*Awards presented in these categories are not Emmy Awards, but rather a form of special national recognition given to outstanding regional news reports. Award recipients in the regional reporting categories receive crystal pillars rather than Emmy statues.