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PBS Nominated for 43 News & Documentary Emmys®

PBS programs received 43 nominations for the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 15, 2014 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2013 calendar year. 

PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include FRONTLINE (11), INDEPENDENT LENS (10), POV (6) and PBS NEWSHOUR (4). A complete list of PBS nominations is below.

“PBS is proud to have received the most News & Documentary Emmy nominations of any organization this year,” said Paula Kerger, President and CEO. “These nominations are recognition that programs like THE PBS NEWSHOUR, FRONTLINE, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV are doing innovative, important work in the news and documentary space. At PBS, we share content that helps put our world in context, and provides objective and thorough analysis and I’m proud that our work is being recognized. Congratulations to all of our producers who were nominated."

The awards will be presented on September 30, 2014 during a ceremony at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at the Lincoln Center, in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

Nominees

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
- PBS NewsHour “Veterans”
- PBS NewsHour Weekend “Costly Generics”

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
- PBS NewsHour “Is Globalization Wiping Out the American Surfboard Industry?”
- PBS NewsHour “New Uses for Virtual Reality”

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine
- Need to Know

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis
- PBS NewsHour “Voices of the ACA”

Outstanding Coverage a Current News Story—Long Form
- FRONTLINE “Egypt in Crisis”
- FRONTLINE “Syria Behind the Lines”
- POV “Brooklyn Castle”
- POV “The World Before Her”

Outstanding Investigative Journalism
- FRONTLINE “A Death in St. Augustine”
- FRONTLINE “League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis”

Outstanding Investigative Journalism—Long-Form
- FRONTLINE “Rape in the Fields”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “The Invisible War”

Outstanding Investigative Journalism—Long-Form
- POV “Special Flight”

Outstanding Informational Programming—Long-Form
- FRONTLINE “Outlawed in Pakistan”

Outstanding Informational Programming—Long-Form
- POV “Reportero”

Outstanding Historical Programming—Long-Form
- DEFIANT REQUIEM: Voices of Resistance
- THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
- THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting—Long Form
- FRONTLINE “The Retirement Gamble”
- FRONTLINE “The Untouchables”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “The Revolutionary Optimists”

Outstanding Interview
- POV “56 Up”

Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming
- INDEPENDENT LENS Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
- POV “Herman's House”

Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
- NOVA “Manhunt - Boston Bombers”

Best Documentary
- INDEPENDENT LENS “How to Survive a Plague”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “The Invisible War”
- THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

New Approaches: Documentaries
- FRONTLINE “The Bombing of Al Bara”

Outstanding Writing
- DEFIANT REQUIEM: Voices of Resistance
- PBS NewsHour Weekend

Outstanding Research
- FRONTLINE “Outlawed in Pakistan”

Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Detropia”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “How to Survive a Plague”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “The Waiting Room”

Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Beauty Is Embarrassing”
- SUPERHEROES: A NEVER-ENDING BATTLE

Outstanding Lighting Direction & Scenic Design
- Lincoln@Gettysburg

Outstanding Promotional Announcement - Institutional
- AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Episodic
- FRONTLINE League of Denial "Dangerous Love Affair" Trailer

                                 
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