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PBS Nominated for Six Emmy Awards

July 28, 2020

By Madisson Haynes

PBS programs received six nominations for the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees July 28 during a live virtual event hosted by Leslie Jones on

A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a full list of the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® nominees, go to

American Masters |Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

For over 30 years, American Masters has illuminated the stories of our cultural giants. American Masters is committed to producing comprehensive film biographies about the broad cast of characters who comprise our cultural history.

Antiques Roadshow | Outstanding Structured Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow is part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt! Watch as specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers offer free appraisals of antiques and collectibles, revealing fascinating truths about family treasures and flea market finds.

Chasing the Moon: American Experience | Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone, reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the conventional mythology surrounding the effort.

Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor | Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming. Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

An outstanding lineup of entertainers gathers in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Dave Chappelle, recipient of the 22nd annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

One Child Nation: Independent Lens | Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

After the birth of her first child, filmmaker Nanfu Wang returns to China to speak with her family and explore the ripple effect of that country's devastating social experiment, the one-child policy. At its core, One Child Nation is a riveting personal story revealing shocking human rights violations and forces us all to reckon with the consequences of blind obedience.

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