Media Advisory


PBS Programs Win 11 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards

Winners of the Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards were given out September 15 by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and PBS programs took home 11 awards – the third highest among all networks. MASTERPIECE programs received seven awards, including four for “Great Expectations” and two for “Downton Abbey, Season 2.” Additional awards were given to PROHIBITION, INDEPENDENT LENS and GREAT PERFORMANCES.  

The remainder of the Emmy Awards will be given out during the 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards broadcast on Sunday, September 23.

PBS congratulates all of our PBS producer recipients on their Creative Arts Emmy Awards!

PBS Creative Arts Primetime Emmy winners are:

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

INDEPENDENT LENS "Have You Heard from Johannesburg"

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC “Downton Abbey, Season 2”

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

MASTERPIECE CLASSIC "Great Expectations"
Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie
Outstanding Main Title Design
Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

PROHIBITION "A Nation of Hypocrites"
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming

Outstanding Children's Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Program

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