ITVS was excited to learn that we received 15 nominations for the 36th annual News & Doc Emmys, including Best Documentary noms for The Trials of Muhammad Ali, Bully, and American Promise. There were seven Independent Lens films to receive Emmy nominations along with three ITVS-funded POV films. This is in addition to the Independent Lens documentary The Great Invisible receiving a Primetime Emmy Award this week.
All told, PBS nabbed an Emmy-leading 57 nominations in the News and Doc awards alone, including for the series FRONTLINE, American Experience, and Nature, as well as many excellent stand-alone programs. Here's the full list of ITVS's Emmy-nominated films:
Bully (director Lee Hirsch)
- Best Documentary
- Outstanding Informational Programming Long Form
Congratulations to all the filmmakers on this list, as well as to all the excellent programs and directors receiving an Emmy Award. We're once again in very fine company.
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