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PBS Programs Receive 34 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

On July 10, 2014 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received 34 nominations for their work over the past year.

PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey” (12 nominations), MASTERPIECE “Sherlock” (12), AMERICAN MASTERS (3) and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (3).

"PBS is very honored to have received 34 Emmy nominations this year,” said PBS President & CEO Paula Kerger. "We strive to provide content that is distinctive and impactful, and I think that these nominations are a mark that we are succeeding. We tell stories of cultural significance, as evidenced by the nominations for AMERICAN MASTERS, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, and PIONEERS OF TELEVISION. We inspire creativity through the arts, through shows like GREAT PERFORMANCES. And we are extremely proud to be the home of great dramas like MASTERPIECE’s SHERLOCK and DOWNTON ABBEY. Congratulations to all of our Emmy nominees for their outstanding work this year."

The Primetime Emmy Awards will be telecast August 25, 2014, on NBC from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a complete list of all 66th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations, go to www.emmy.com. For streaming video of PBS nominees visit www.pbs.org/awards/primetime-emmy-awards/.

PBS congratulates all of our nominees!

PBS Nominees: 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Amish: Shunned”
Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “JFK”
Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special
Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming

AMERICAN MASTERS
Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

AMERICAN MASTERS “Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’”
Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming
Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Outstanding Structured Reality Program

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn”
Outstanding Music Direction

MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey, Season 4”
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series- Michelle Dockery
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series- Joanne Froggatt
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series- Dame Maggie Smith
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series- Jim Carter
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series- Paul Giamatti
Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series- David Evans
Outstanding Art Direction For A Period Series, Miniseries Or A Movie (Single-Camera)
Outstanding Costumes For A Series
Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series
Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

MASTERPIECE “Sherlock, Season 3”
Outstanding Television Movie
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie- Benedict Cumberbatch
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie- Martin Freeman
Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special- Steven Moffat
Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special- Nick Hurran
Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie
Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
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 Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION
Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

                                 
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