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September 30, 2021
By Madisson Haynes
PBS has won 14 2021 Emmy Awards, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced September 28! Additionally, this marks FRONTLINE's 100th News & Documentary Emmys® win to date.
PBS led all networks in nominations for the 42nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, according to The Emmys website. PBS landed 52 nominations overall, including for FRONTLINE, Independent Lens, POV, NOVA, PBS NewsHour and Nature.
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences said over 2,200 submissions were entered from 2020 content. CNN received the next highest number of nominations, 41.
FRONTLINE landed the most nominations overall with 19. See a full list of PBS's Emmy nominees below. You can watch these videos and more on the PBS Video App.
Below is a preview of a few of the Emmy nominees
Follow a mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby.
Two women investigate a shocking pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons.
Follow immigrant families rising up to seek justice in an industry rife with exploitation.
Can bringing predators—and fear—back into an ecosystem help restore its natural balance?
Rewind | Outstanding Social Issue Documentary, Outstanding Direction: Documentary
Rewind paints a vivid but hopeful portrait of a family plagued by a cycle of abuse.
Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos |Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary, Outstanding Promotional Announcement
FRONTLINE examines Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ rise & the global impact of the empire he built.
Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast
Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
Outstanding Investigative Documentary
Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary
Outstanding Direction: Documentary
Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary
Outstanding Research Documentary
Outstanding Editing, Documentary
PBS received more Emmy nominations than any other organization.
Watch a collection of films and specials that highlight and add context to the many aspects of race and racism in our country.
If you are hurting, needing comfort or are curious to learn, videos are available for streaming. Additionally, resources to learn how to fight violence against Asian Americans are available.
Health officials are working to increase awareness on the virus and help diminish misleading claims or false information.
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