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PBS Receives 43 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

Below is a complete list of the 43 nominations PBS received for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced July 14, 2011. PBS congratulates all of our nominees.

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey” – 11 Nominations
-    Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie
-    Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
-    Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (for Elizabeth McGovern as Cora, Countess of Grantham)
-    Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (for Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham)
-    Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
-    Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Upstairs Downstairs” – 6 Nominations
-    Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie
-    Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
-    Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (for Part 1)
-    Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (for Jean Marsh as Rose Buck)
-    Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (for Eileen Atkins as Lady Maud Holland)
-    Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Any Human Heart” – 4 Nominations
-    Outstanding Main Title Design
-    Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) (for Part 2)
-    Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
-    Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (for Part 2)

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! “Sherlock: A Study In Pink” – 4 Nominations
-    Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie
-    Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score)
-    Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
-    Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Freedom Riders” – 3 Nominations
-    Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
-    Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
-    Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming

AMERICAN MASTERS “LennoNYC” – 2 Nominations
-    Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
-    Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming

THE TENTH INNING “Top of the Tenth”
-    Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)

AMERICAN MASTERS
-    Outstanding Nonfiction Series

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION
-    Outstanding Nonfiction Series

AMERICAN MASTERS “Troubadours: Carole King / James Taylor & the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter”
-    Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming

AMERICAN MASTERS “A Letter to Elia”
-    Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming

AMERICAN MASTERS “John Muir in the New World”
-    Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

AMERICAN MASTERS “Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides”
-    Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Sondheim! The Birthday Concert”
-    Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Harry Connick Jr., In Concert on Broadway”
-    Outstanding Music Direction

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hitman Returns: David Foster and Friends”
-    Outstanding Music Direction

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Don Pasquale”
-    Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

POV “The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers”
-    Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
-    Outstanding Reality Program

                                 
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