Announcement

FRONTLINE Nominated for 12 Emmy Awards

July 25, 2017
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FRONTLINE, the acclaimed PBS investigative series, has earned 12 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations for a range of films exploring key domestic and international issues, as well as a promotional campaign.

The 2017 nominations, which contributed to PBS’s 48 total nods, were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

“It’s an honor for our work to be recognized in this way,” says FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath. “We’re so grateful to PBS, CPB and WGBH for their support of our journalism, and proud to be nominated alongside so many of our colleagues in public media.”

FRONTLINE has won 82 Emmy Awards to date.

This year’s winners will be announced on October 5, 2017. Watch the nominated FRONTLINE projects below.

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine

Yemen Under Siege: A rare, firsthand look at the fighting in Yemen and the stunning human cost of the war. (Credits)

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

The Education of Omarina: How an innovative program to stem the high school dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey, from a public middle school in the Bronx to an elite New England private school, and now on to college. (Credits)

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

Children of Syria: The story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, and their escape to a new life in Germany. (Credits)

Confronting ISIS: FRONTLINE investigates the successes, failures and challenges in the U.S.-led effort to degrade and destroy ISIS. (Credits)

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

The Choice 2016: An interwoven, in-depth biography 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — where they came from, how they lead and why they sought one of the most difficult jobs imaginable. (Credits)

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Chasing Heroin: Facing a heroin epidemic, America is experimenting with radical new approaches to the drug problem. (Credits)

Policing the Police: Inside the Newark Police Department – one of many troubled forces in America ordered to reform. (Credits)

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

The Secret History of ISIS: The inside story of the radicals who became the leaders of ISIS, the missed warning signs and the U.S. failures to stop the group’s brutal rise. (Credits)

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

The Fantasy Sports Gamble: An investigation with the New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting. (Credits)

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

Yemen Under Siege: A rare, firsthand look at the fighting in Yemen and the stunning human cost of the war. (Credits)

Best Documentary

Children of Syria: The story of four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo, and their escape to a new life in Germany. (Credits)

Outstanding Promotional Announcement

The Choice 2016 Promotional Campaign:

Read the full list of nominations here.

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