On the heels of the Primetime Emmy Award nomination for The Great Invisible, Independent Lens learned today that our series received 10 (count ’em, ten!) nominations for the 36th annual News & Doc Emmys, including three nominations for The Trials of Muhammad Ali and two for Bully, both films garnering a nom for Best Documentary. All told, PBS nabbed an Emmy-leading 57 nominations for Independent Lens, POV (American Promise, Fallen City, and When I Walk), FRONTLINE, American Experience, Nature, as well as many excellent stand-alone programs.
Here’s the full list of Emmy-nominated films that aired on Independent Lens:
- Outstanding Historical Programming Long Form
- Best Documentary
- Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form
Bully (director Lee Hirsch)
– Best Documentary
– Outstanding Informational Programming Long Form
Congratulations to all the filmmakers on this list, as well as to all the excellent programs and directors receiving an Emmy Award. We’re once again in very fine company.