Disney’s ABC News and National Geographic have been nominated for over fifty awards at the News and Documentaries Emmys. The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented live at the Palladium Times Square in New York City, and will be streamed live on NATAS’ website or via the Emmy App.
Adam Sharp, President and CEO, NATAS said in a statement:
“The News & Documentary Emmy Awards honor the work of dedicated professionals working at the highest level of the broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking professions. They pay tribute to the journalists who bring us up-to-the-minute reporting on the critical stories of our time, and the documentary storytellers who explore important social, cultural, and political issues in great depth. NATAS is proud to celebrate the work of this year’s nominees.”
The 44th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards honour programming content from more than 2300 submissions that originally premiered in the calendar-year 2022, judged by a pool of over 1000 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.
The awards will be presented in two individual ceremonies:
- News Categories – Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT
- Documentary Categories – Thursday, September 28th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT
ABC picked up 26 nominations for many of its different shows, including “Cinderella: The Reunion”, “PRIDE: To Be Seen”, “X / o n e r a t e d – The Murder of Malcolm X and 55 Years to Justice”, “A Queen Elizabeth special” and much more. Hulu grabbed four nominations for “Captive Audience: A Real American Horror Story” and “Wild Crime: Murder in Yosemite”.
While National Geographic picked up 20 nominations. “Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller” grabbed nine nominations, and the short, “Retrograde” picked up six nominations. The Disney+ Original series, “Super/Natural”, also picked up four nominations and “America the Beautiful” was also nominated for “Outstanding Nature Documentary”. ESPN picked up two nominations for “37 Words” and “Sunday NFL Countdown”.
Many of these documentaries have been released on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ around the world.