American Public Television's MOYERS & COMPANY Nominated For News & Documentary Emmy® AwardAMERICAN PUBLIC TELEVISION'S MOYERS & COMPANY NOMINATED FOR A NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARD
BOSTON (July 18, 2014) – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced nominations for the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards on July 15, 2014, selecting American Public Television’s (APT) MOYERS & COMPANY as one of five programs in the "Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis" category.
APT's MOYERS & COMPANY joins fellow powerhouse news programs in this category, including CNN’s Anderson 360°, CBS’s Face the Nation, Ora TV’s Larry King Now, and PBS’s PBS NewsHour.
MOYERS & COMPANY is a weekly series of smart talk and fresh, new ideas. Bill Moyers, former White House Press Secretary for the Johnson administration and esteemed American journalist and public commentator, serves as the host and invites guests to discuss issues of the day. MOYERS & COMPANY premiered January 13, 2012 on public stations across the country. The program, produced by Public Affairs Television and presented by WNET/New York, is currently in its third season.
The News & Documentary Emmy Awards, which will be attended by more than 1,000 news, television, and media executives, as well as documentary producers and journalists, will be presented on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in New York City.
American Public Television (APT) has been a leading distributor of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations since 1961. APT also has distributed about half of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles for nearly 10 years. Among its 300 new program titles per year, APT programs include prominent documentaries, news and current affairs programs, dramas, how-to programs, children’s series and classic movies. America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated, Rick Steves’ Europe, Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Nightly Business Report, Moyers & Company, NHK Newsline, Globe Trekker, Lidia's Kitchen, Simply Ming, and P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home join numerous documentaries including Ripple of Hope, Eye on the Sixties, Afropop and Pacific Heartbeat and performance programs popular with public television viewers, including Live From the Artists Den, Crosby Stills & Nash 2012 and Paul McCartney& Wings: Rockshow. APT licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service. Now in its 9th year, Create® TV — featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming — is distributed by APT. APT also distributes WORLD™, public television’s premier news, science and documentary channel. To find out more about APT’s programs and services, visit APTonline.org.
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