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PBS Recognized With Six Primetime Emmy® Nominations

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PBS programs received six nominations for the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Tuesday, July 28 during a live virtual event hosted by Leslie Jones on Emmys.com.

The critically acclaimed documentary series AMERICAN EXPERIENCE received a nomination for CHASING THE MOON in Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE films have earned a total of 30 Emmy Awards over the years.

AMERICAN MASTERS received a nomination in Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction series for the seventh consecutive year. The series has been honored with 76 total Emmy nominations and 28 wins.

The Primetime Emmy® Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will broadcast on Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET on ABC.

A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a full list of the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® nominees, go to www.emmys.com.

PBS congratulates all of our nominees!

 

AMERICAN MASTERS

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

 

CHASING THE MOON (AMERICAN EXPERIENCE)

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

 

DAVE CHAPPELLE: THE KENNEDY CENTER MARK TWAIN PRIZE FOR AMERICAN HUMOR

Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming

Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

 

ONE CHILD NATION (INDEPENDENT LENS)

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking