39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Nominees

The Farthest
PBS Presents

The Farthest

Nominated for 2 Emmys including, Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick
The Vietnam War

A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Research

The Sultan and the Saint
PBS Presents

The Sultan and the Saint

Nominated for Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
FRONTLINE

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

Bannon's War
FRONTLINE

Bannon's War

Nominated for Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

Inside Yemen
FRONTLINE

Inside Yemen

Nominated for Best Story in a Newsmagazine

Battle for Iraq
FRONTLINE

Battle for Iraq

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Best Story in a Newsmagazine

Divided States of America
FRONTLINE

Divided States of America

Nominated for Outstanding Writing

Iraq Uncovered
FRONTLINE

Iraq Uncovered

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Research

Last Days of Solitary
FRONTLINE

Last Days of Solitary

Nominated for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Mosul
FRONTLINE

Mosul

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Short Documentary

Putin's Revenge
FRONTLINE

Putin's Revenge

Nominated for 2 Emmys. including Best Documentary

War on the EPA
FRONTLINE

War on the EPA

Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Documentary

The Bad Kids
Independent Lens

The Bad Kids

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

Birth of a Movement
Independent Lens

Birth of a Movement

Nominated for Outstanding Historical Documentary

Forever Pure
Independent Lens

Forever Pure

Nominated for Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

National Bird
Independent Lens

National Bird

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

SEED: The Untold Story
Independent Lens

SEED: The Untold Story

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Documentary

TOWER - Guns on Campus
Independent Lens

TOWER - Guns on Campus

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Music & Sound

The Witness
Independent Lens

The Witness

Nominated for Best Documentary

Forest of the Lynx
Nature

Forest of the Lynx

Nominated for Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Naledi: One Little Elephant
Nature

Naledi: One Little Elephant

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Documentary

Spy in the Wild: A Nature Mini-series
Nature

Spy in the Wild: A Nature Mini-series

Nominated for Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Yosemite
Nature

Yosemite

Nominated for 3 Emmys, including Outstanding Music & Sound

Poisoned Water
NOVA

Poisoned Water

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Ear Hustle
PBS NewsHour

Ear Hustle

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

Almost Sunrise
POV

Almost Sunrise

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

The Islands and The Whales
POV

The Islands and The Whales

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Last Men in Aleppo
POV

Last Men in Aleppo

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

My Love, Don't Cross That River - Trailer
POV

My Love, Don't Cross That River - Trailer

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

Presenting Princess Shaw
POV

Presenting Princess Shaw

Nominated for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

Ireland's Wild Coast
PBS Presents

Ireland's Wild Coast

Nominated for 2 Emmys, including Outstanding Nature Documentary

America Addicted
PBS Newshour

America Addicted

Nominated for Outstanding Science, Medical and Environmental Report

38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Nominees

PBS programs received 46 nominations for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

A Year in Space
PBS Presents

A Year in Space

Winner: Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

The Mine Wars
American Experience

The Mine Wars

Nominated for Outstanding Research

Armed in America
PBS Presents

Armed in America

Nominated for Outstanding News Special

And Still I Rise
Black America Since MLK

And Still I Rise

Nominated for Outstanding Historical Documentary

Forces of Nature
PBS Presents

Forces of Nature

Nominated for Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

The Education of Omarina
FRONTLINE

The Education of Omarina

Nominated for Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

Chasing Heroin
FRONTLINE

Chasing Heroin

Nominated for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Policing the Police
FRONTLINE

Policing the Police

Nominated for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Yemen Under Siege
FRONTLINE

Yemen Under Siege

Winner: Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story

Children of Syria
FRONTLINE

Children of Syria

Winner: Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary and Best Documentary

Confronting ISIS
FRONTLINE

Confronting ISIS

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

The Secret History of ISIS
FRONTLINE

The Secret History of ISIS

Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Documentary

The Choice 2016
FRONTLINE

The Choice 2016

Winner: Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

The Fantasy Sports Gamble
FRONTLINE

The Fantasy Sports Gamble

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

Autism in Love - Trailer
Independent Lens

Autism in Love - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

The Armor of Light - Trailer
Independent Lens

The Armor of Light - Trailer

Winner: Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Best of Enemies - Trailer
Independent Lens

Best of Enemies - Trailer

Winner: Outstanding Historical Documentary

Dogtown Redemption - Trailer
Independent Lens

Dogtown Redemption - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

In Football We Trust - Trailer
Independent Lens

In Football We Trust - Trailer

Winner: Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

No Más Bebés - Trailer
Independent Lens

No Más Bebés - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Historical Documentary

Meet the Patels - Trailer
Independent Lens

Meet the Patels - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

(T)ERROR - Trailer
Independent Lens

(T)ERROR - Trailer

Winner: Outstanding Investigative Documentary

Welcome to Leith - Trailer
Independent Lens

Welcome to Leith - Trailer

Nominated for Best Documentary

Wilhemina's War - Trailer
Independent Lens

Wilhemina's War - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants
Nature

Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Documentary

Super Hummingbirds | Preview
Nature

Super Hummingbirds | Preview

Winner: Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Great Human Odyssey
NOVA

Great Human Odyssey

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

Interview and Town Hall with President Obama
PBS NewsHour

Interview and Town Hall with President Obama

Nominated for Outstanding News Special

The End of AIDS?
PBS NewsHour

The End of AIDS?

Winner: Outstanding Science, Medical and Environmental Report

Iris - Trailer
POV

Iris - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming

Thank You for Playing - Trailer
POV

Thank You for Playing - Trailer

Winner: Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming

The Return - Trailer
POV

The Return - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer
POV

What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

Hooligan Sparrow - Trailer
POV

Hooligan Sparrow - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary and Outstanding Editing

The Look of Silence - Trailer
POV

The Look of Silence - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Documentary and Best Documentary

Kingdom of Shadows - Trailer
POV

Kingdom of Shadows - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

Soundbreaking - Trailer
PBS Presents

Soundbreaking - Trailer

Nominated for Outstanding Music & Sound

Zika, Ebola & Beyond
Spillover

Zika, Ebola & Beyond

Nominated for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Nominees

PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

Last Days in Vietnam
American Experience

Last Days in Vietnam

Nominated for Outstanding Editing – Documentary and Long Form

E.O. Wilson - Of Ants And Men
Emmy Nominee

E.O. Wilson - Of Ants And Men

Nominated for Outstanding Music and Sound

Being Mortal
FRONTLINE

Being Mortal

Nominated for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form

Ebola Outbreak: A Virtual Journey
FRONTLINE

Ebola Outbreak: A Virtual Journey

Nominated for New Approaches: Current News Coverage

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA
FRONTLINE

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Nominated for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form

Growing Up Trans
FRONTLINE

Growing Up Trans

Nominated for Best Documentary

Inheritance
FRONTLINE

Inheritance

Nominated for New Approaches: Documentary

Inside Assad's Syria
FRONTLINE

Inside Assad's Syria

Nominated for Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form

ISIS in Afghanistan
FRONTLINE

ISIS in Afghanistan

Nominated for 2 News and Doc Emmy Awards

My Brother's Bomber
FRONTLINE

My Brother's Bomber

Nominated for 2 News and Doc Emmy Awards

OUTBREAK
FRONTLINE

OUTBREAK

Nominated for 4 News and Doc Emmy Awards

Rape on the Night Shift
FRONTLINE

Rape on the Night Shift

Nominated for 2 News and Doc Emmy Awards

Secrets, Politics and Torture
FRONTLINE

Secrets, Politics and Torture

Nominated for Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form

Terror in Little Saigon
FRONTLINE

Terror in Little Saigon

Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form

In Defense of Food
Emmy Nominee

In Defense of Food

Nominated for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form

1971
Independent Lens

1971

Nominated for Outstanding Historical Programming – Long Form

After the Storm: Interactive Doc on Tornado Disaster
Independent Lens

After the Storm: Interactive Doc on Tornado Disaster

Nominated for New Approaches: Documentary

American Denial
Independent Lens

American Denial

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

Born to Fly
Independent Lens

Born to Fly

Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

The Kill Team
Independent Lens

The Kill Team

Nominated for Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form

Rich Hill
Independent Lens

Rich Hill

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting – Long Form

The Homestretch
Independent Lens

The Homestretch

Nominated for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting – Long Form

Through a Lens Darkly
Independent Lens

Through a Lens Darkly

Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

Life on the Reef
Emmy Nominee

Life on the Reef

Nominated for Outstanding Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form

Nature Preview
NATURE

Nature Preview

Nominated for Outstanding Promotional Announcement, for What’s Coming Up Next on NATURE

Animal Homes
NATURE

Animal Homes

Nominated for 2 News and Doc Emmy Awards

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La
NATURE

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming

Owl Power
NATURE

Owl Power

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming

Soul of the Elephant
NATURE

Soul of the Elephant

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming

The Last Orangutan Eden
NATURE

The Last Orangutan Eden

Nominated for Outstanding Music and Sound

Wild France
NATURE

Wild France

Nominated for Outstanding Music and Sound

Dawn of Humanity
NOVA

Dawn of Humanity

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

Inside Einstein's Mind
NOVA

Inside Einstein's Mind

Nominated for 2 News and Doc Emmy Awards

The Great Math Mystery
NOVA

The Great Math Mystery

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Nominated for 6 News and Doc Emmy Awards

Art and Craft
POV

Art and Craft

Nominated for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

Cutie and the Boxer
POV

Cutie and the Boxer

Nominated for Best Documentary

Point and Shoot
POV

Point and Shoot

Nominated for Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop
POV

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

Nominated for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture

The Mystery of Matter: Search For the Elements
Emmy Nominee

The Mystery of Matter: Search For the Elements

Nominated for Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit
Emmy Nominee

Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit

Nominated for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Award Nominees

PBS programs received 57 nominations, the most earned by any organization and the second most that PBS has ever received.

The United States of Secrets
FRONTLINE

The United States of Secrets

WINNER: 2 News and Documentary Emmy Awards

After Tiller
POV

After Tiller

WINNER: Best Documentary

Animal Misfits
NATURE

Animal Misfits

WINNER: Outstanding Music & Sound

Hunting Boko Haram
FRONLINE

Hunting Boko Haram

WINNER: Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine

When I Walk
POV

When I Walk

WINNER: Outstanding Informational Programming Long-Form

Snow Monkeys
NATURE

Snow Monkeys

WINNER: 2 News and Documentary Emmy Awards

Your Inner Fish
Emmy Nominee

Your Inner Fish

WINNER: Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction

Medora
Independent Lens

Medora

WINNER: Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting-Long Form

The Battle for Ukraine
FRONTLINE

The Battle for Ukraine

WINNER: Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine

New season of NATURE: Sneak Preview
NATURE

New season of NATURE: Sneak Preview

WINNER: Outstanding Promotional Announcement

Firestone and the Warlord
FRONTLINE

Firestone and the Warlord

WINNER: 2 News and Documentary Emmy Awards

The Trials of Muhammad Ali
Independent Lens

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

WINNER: Outstanding Historical Programming-Long-Form

Who’s behind the Chinese takeover of a U.S. pork producer?
PBS NewsHour

Who’s behind the Chinese takeover of a U.S. pork producer?

WINNER: Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Hazardous Work: Diving into the Philippines’ Dangerous Underwater Mines
PBS NewsHour

Hazardous Work: Diving into the Philippines’ Dangerous Un...

WINNER: Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast