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FRONTLINE Nominated for 18 Emmy Awards

July 21, 2016
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FRONTLINE, the acclaimed PBS investigative series, has earned 18 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations for a range of films exploring key domestic and international issues.

The 2016 nominations, which contributed to PBS’s 54 total nods, were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

“What an honor for many of our long-form documentaries, our news magazine as well as our new work in immersive and interactive storytelling to be recognized in this way,” says FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath. “We are proud to be amongst so many of our colleagues in public media, and so grateful to PBS, CPB and WGBH for their support of this work.”

FRONTLINE has won 75 Emmy Awards to date.

This year’s winners will be announced on September 21. Watch the nominated FRONTLINE projects below.

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine

ISIS in Afghanistan: Inside the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan and how they’re training the next generation of jihadists. (Credits)

Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story: Long Form

Inside Assad’s Syria: Correspondent Martin Smith goes inside Syria to report from government-controlled areas as war rages. (Credits)

Secrets, Politics and Torture: The dramatic story of the fight over the CIA’s controversial interrogation methods, widely criticized as torture. (Credits)

OUTBREAK: The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late. (Credits)

Outstanding Investigative Journalism: Long Form

Rape on the Night Shift: FRONTLINE, Univision, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), the Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) at UC Berkeley, and KQED investigate the sexual abuse of immigrant women working in the janitorial industry. (Credits)


Terror in Little Saigon: FRONTLINE and ProPublica search for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists. (Credits)


My Brother’s Bomber: A brother’s gripping search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. (Credits)

 

 

Outstanding Informational Programming: Long Form

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA: How the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. (Credits)


Being Mortal: Surgeon and writer Atul Gawande examines how doctors struggle to care for terminally ill patients. (Credits)

Best Report in a News Magazine

ISIS in Afghanistan: Inside the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan and how they’re training the next generation of jihadists. (Credits)

Best Documentary

Growing Up Trans: An intimate exploration of the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. (Credits)

New Approaches: Current News Coverage

Ebola Outbreak: A Virtual Journey: An immersive 360 experience filmed on the ground in West Africa. (Credits)

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New Approaches: Documentary

Inheritance: An interactive story of loss, through the items a man kept after his brother was killed in a terrorist attack. (Credits)

Inheritance

Outstanding Writing

OUTBREAK: The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late. (Credits)

Outstanding Research

Rape on the Night Shift: FRONTLINE, Univision, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), the Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) at UC Berkeley, and KQED investigate the sexual abuse of immigrant women working in the janitorial industry. (Credits)


My Brother’s Bomber: A brother’s gripping search for the terrorists who blew up Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. (Credits)

 

 


OUTBREAK: The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late. (Credits)

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form

OUTBREAK: The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began, and why it wasn’t stopped before it was too late. (Credits)

See the full list of award nominations here.

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