The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominations for the 42 Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards featuring a host of nominees for The Walt Disney Company.

What’s Happening:

  • The nominations were announced today for the 42 Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, featuring newscasts and documentaries from ABC, Hulu, ESPN, National Geographic, and more.
  • The awards will be presented in two ceremonies:
    • News Categories – Tuesday, September 28 at 8:00 pm ET
    • Documentary Categories – Wednesday, September 29 at 8:00 pm ET
  •  Each ceremony can be streamed live on NATAS’ viewing platform available to watch on the web at watch.themmys.tv and on The Emmys app available on iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, Roku, and more.
  • You can check out the list of The Walt Disney Company nominated shows and documentaries in each category below, with the full list available here.

What They’re Saying:

  • Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS: “In the unprecedented year of 2020, where a global health crisis had challenged our safety and survival and a presidential election shook the very bedrock of our democracy, these news and documentary professionals delivered the crucial, clear and factual reporting that gave us the tools and knowledge necessary to make the informed decisions that affected our everyday lives and indeed, our futures.”

List of The Walt Disney Company Nominees:

Outstanding Newscast

  • ABC World News Tonight with David Muir – ABC

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast

  • Nightline – “Voices of Conviction” – ABC
  • Nightline – “Conspiracy in Michigan” – ABC

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast

  • Nightline – “Turning Point” – ABC

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine

  • 20/20 – “Outbreak: What You Need to Know” – ABC
  • 20/20 – “Kobe Bryant: The Death of a Legend” – ABC

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine

  • 20/20 – “Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein”- ABC
  • 20/20 – “American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here?” – ABC
  • 20/20 – “Falling From the Sky” – ABC

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

  • Investigations by VICE – “Disgrace” – Hulu

Outstanding News Special

  • 20/20 – “Juneteenth” – ABC

Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis

  • This Week with George Stephanopoulos – “Your Voice Your Vote” – ABC

Outstanding Edited Interview

  • ABC News – “Their Painful Bond- Black Mothers Speak Out Together on Their Unimaginable Loss” – ABC
  • ABC News – “Judge Esther Salas: A Mother’s Journey” – ABC

Outstanding Health or Medical Coverage

  • 20/20 – “The Shot: Race for the Vaccine” – ABC
  • The Weekly – “My Blood” – FX

Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Coverage

  • ABC News Prime – “Diaspora Divide” – ABC
  • World News Tonight with David Muir and Nightline – “The Children of Auschwitz” – ABC

Outstanding Nature Documentary

  • Jade Eyed Leopard – National Geographic Wild
  • Jane Goodall: The Hope – National Geographic
  • The Last Ice – National Geographic

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

  • Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller – “Scams” – National Geographic

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

  • 20/20 – “America in Pain: What Comes Next?” – ABC

Outstanding Writing: News

  • Nightline – “Facing Racism” – ABC

Outstanding Writing: Documentary

  • 20/20 – “In the Cold Dark Night” – ABC

Outstanding Research: Documentary

  • Be Water – ESPN
  • The Last Ice – National Geographic

Outstanding Direction: News

  • ABC News – “Your Voice Your Vote 2020: The Democratic Debate” – ABC

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

  • Hidden Kingdoms of China – National Geographic
  • The Last Ice – National Geographic
  • The Weekly – “The Sicario” – FX

Outstanding Editing: News

  • The Weekly – “My Blood” – FX

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction: News

  • Nightline – “Turning Point: What America Owes” – ABC

Outstanding Music Composition

  • Being the Queen – National Geographic
  • Howard – Disney+

Outstanding Sound

  • Jade Eyed Leopard – National Geographic Wild

Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot or Breaking News

  • Local 10 News – “Hurricane Dorian: Live from Marsh Harbour” – WPLG-TV (Miami, FL)
  • Not Again: STEM School Shooting – KMGH-TV (Denver, CO)

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report

  • ABC15 News – “Unlocked and Unsafe” – KNXV-TV (Phoenix, AZ)
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