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PBS Nominated for 57 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 57 nominations for the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization and the second most that PBS has ever received. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on July 22, 2015. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2014 calendar year. 

PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include POV (13), NATURE (11), INDEPENDENT LENS (10), FRONTLINE (9), PBS NEWSHOUR (5), NOVA (2) and YOUR INNER FISH (2). A complete list of PBS nominations is below.

“Once again, I’m tremendously proud that PBS has received the most News & Documentary Emmy nominations of any organization this year,” said Paula Kerger, PBS President and CEO. “We have a long history of excellence in the news and documentary space, and I’m proud that THE PBS NEWSHOUR, FRONTLINE, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV continue to lead the way in reporting and telling stories that matter. Congratulations to all of our producers who were nominated."

The awards will be presented on September 28, 2015 during a ceremony at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen, Home of the New York Philharmonic, in New York City. To see the full list of nominees, please visit http://emmyonline.com/news_36th_nominations

PBS Nominees

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "The Poisoner's Handbook"
- Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

THE FIDEL CASTRO TAPES
- Outstanding Research

 FRONTLINE "The Battle for Ukraine"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine

FRONTLINE "To Catch a Trader"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting-Long Form

FRONTLINE "Ebola Outbreak"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine

FRONTLINE "Firestone and the Warlord"
- Outstanding Investigative Journalism-Long-Form
- Outstanding Research

 FRONTLINE "Hunting Boko Haram"
- Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine

FRONTLINE "The Rise of Isis"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form

FRONTLINE "United States of Secrets"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form
- Best Documentary

 HOW WE GOT TO NOW WITH STEVEN JOHNSON "Clean"
- Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

INDEPENDENT LENS "Blood Brother"
- Outstanding Music & Sound

INDEPENDENT LENS "Bully"
- Outstanding Informational Programming-Long-Form
- Best Documentary

INDEPENDENT LENS "Happiness"
- Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form

INDEPENDENT LENS "Medora"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting-Long Form

INDEPENDENT LENS "Muscle Shoals"
- Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

INDEPENDENT LENS "The State of Arizona"
- Outstanding Investigative Journalism-Long-Form

INDEPENDENT LENS "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"
- Outstanding Historical Programming-Long-Form
- Best Documentary
- Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

KEHINDE WILEY: AN ECONOMY OF GRACE, PBS Arts Fall Festival
- Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

 MAKERS
- Outstanding Historical Programming-Long-Form

NATURE
- Outstanding Promotional Announcement, for new season of NATURE: Sneak Preview

NATURE "Animal Misfits"
- Outstanding Music & Sound

NATURE "Ireland's Wild River"
- Outstanding Nature Programming
- Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form
- Outstanding Music & Sound

NATURE "A Sloth Named Velcro"
- Outstanding Music & Sound

NATURE "Snow Monkeys"
- Outstanding Nature Programming
- Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form
- Outstanding Music & Sound

NATURE "Touching the Wild"
- Outstanding Nature Programming
- Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary and Long Form

NOVA "Alien Planets Revealed"
- Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

 NOVA "D-Day's Sunken Secrets"
- Outstanding Music & Sound

 PBS NEWSHOUR
- Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, for "Senegal's Child Beggars"
- Outstanding Hard News Report in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, for "Impossible Choice"
- Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, for "Hazardous Work: Diving into the Philippines’ Dangerous Underwater Mines"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, for "The Minimum Wage Debate in Seattle"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, for "Who's Behind The Chinese Takeover Of The World's Biggest Pork Producer?"

POV "After Tiller"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form
- Best Documentary

POV "American Promise"
- Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story-Long Form
- Best Documentary
- Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

POV "Big Men"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting-Long Form
- Best Documentary
- Outstanding Research

POV "Dance for Me"
- Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming

POV "Fallen City"
- Outstanding Informational Programming-Long-Form

POV Digital "Empire"
- New Approaches: Documentaries

POV Digital "StoryCorps: Military Voices"
- New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture

POV "When I Walk"
- Outstanding Informational Programming-Long-Form

YOUR INNER FISH
- Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
- Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction