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PBS Nominated for 44 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 44 nominations for the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday, July 26, 2018. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2017 calendar year.

PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include FRONTLINE (14), INDEPENDENT LENS (8), NATURE (6) and POV (6). A complete list of PBS nominations is below.
 

The News & Documentary Emmy®  Awards will be presented on Monday, October 1, 2018 during a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center in New York City. To see the full list of nominees, please click here.

 

In addition to those nominated, the NATAS will honor NOVA’s Senior Executive Producer, Paula Apsell, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Congratulations to all PBS programs and producers, Paula Apsell, and public television nominees.

 

PBS Nominees

 

THE FARTHEST - VOYAGER IN SPACE

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

 

FRONTLINE “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

 

FRONTLINE “Bannon’s War”

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

 

FRONTLINE “Inside Yemen”

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

 

FRONTLINE “Battle for Iraq”

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine    

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

 

FRONTLINE “Divided States of America”

Outstanding Writing

 

FRONTLINE “Iraq Uncovered”

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

Outstanding Research

 

FRONTLINE “Last Days of Solitary”

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

 

FRONTLINE “Mosul”

Outstanding Short Documentary

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

 

FRONTLINE “Putin’s Revenge”

Best Documentary

Outstanding Writing

 

FRONTLINE “War on the EPA”

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “The Bad Kids”

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “Birth of a Movement”

Outstanding Historical Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “Forever Pure”

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “National Bird”

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “SEED: The Untold Story”

Outstanding Nature Documentary

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “Tower”

Outstanding Historical Documentary

Outstanding Music & Sound

 

INDEPENDENT LENS “The Witness”

Best Documentary

 

IRELAND’S WILD COAST

Outstanding Nature Documentary

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary


 

NATURE “Forest of the Lynx”

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

 

NATURE “Naledi: One Little Elephant”

Outstanding Nature Documentary

 

NATURE “Spy in the Wild: A NATURE Mini-series”

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

 

NATURE “Yosemite”

Outstanding Nature Documentary

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Outstanding Music & Sound

 

NOVA “Poisoned Water”

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

 

PBS NEWSHOUR “America Addicted”

Outstanding Science, Medical and Environmental Report

 

PBS NEWSHOUR “Ear Hustle”

Outstanding Arts, Culture and Entertainment Report

 

POV “Almost Sunrise”

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

 

POV “The Islands and the Whales”

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

 

POV “Last Men In Aleppo”

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

 

POV “My Love, Don’t Cross That River”

Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

Best Documentary

 

POV “Presenting Princess Shaw”

Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

 

THE SULTAN AND THE SAINT

Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

 

THE VIETNAM WAR : A FILM BY KEN BURNS & LYNN NOVICK

Outstanding Research

Outstanding Promotional Announcement