On July 14, 2016 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 26 nominations.
PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include DOWNTON ABBEY, THE FINAL SEASON on MASTERPIECE (10 nominations), SHERLOCK ON MASTERPIECE: THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE (6 nominations), JACKIE ROBINSON (2 nominations) and LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER “Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” (2 nominations).
"PBS would like to congratulate our producers on 26 Emmy® nominations this year,” said PBS President & CEO Paula Kerger. "We are committed to sharing important stories about our nation’s history, which is why I’m especially proud that Ken Burns’s JACKIE ROBINSON, INDEPENDENT LENS “Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” AMERICAN MASTERS and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW were recognized. Each shines a light on important moments in our past that continue to shape our nation’s future, and inspires important conversations about the direction of our country. Of course, we’re also proud that MASTERPIECE’S DOWNTON ABBEY, THE FINAL SEASON and SHERLOCK: THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE were recognized for their excellence. To all of our nominees, I’d like to offer my sincere congratulations.”
The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will broadcast live on Sunday, September 18, 2016 on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a complete list of all 68th Annual Primetime Emmy® nominations, go to www.emmys.com.
PBS congratulates all of our nominees!