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Friday, Nov. 17, 2023
The Television Academy’s Board of Governors has elected Cris Abrego as its chairman. Abrego was elected to a two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2024, and succeeds Frank Scherma of RadicalMedia, who has served since January 2019.
The Academy also announced its newly elected officers and...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023
The Television Academy, in partnership with ReadySet--a leading consulting firms specializing in the creation of more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces and cultures--has released its annual transparency report including membership demographics.
The report is in keeping with the...
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022
TV Academy Hall of Fame Inductees: Debbie Allen, Ken Burns, Bob Daly, Robert L. Johnson, Rita Moreno, Donald A. Morgan
The Television Academy will induct Debbie Allen, Ken Burns, Bob Daly, Robert L. Johnson, Rita Moreno and Donald A. Morgan, ASC into the 26th Hall of Fame as well as honor actor/director/activist Sean Penn with the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.
The Hall of Fame event will take place...
Monday, Aug. 15, 2022
The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media has been selected by the Television Academy as the 2022 Governors Award recipient in recognition of its efforts to promote gender balance and foster inclusion throughout the entertainment industry.
The Governors Award honors an individual,...
Monday, Dec. 20, 2021
The Television Academy has announced rules changes for the 74th Emmy® Awards competition to align with the dynamic and rapidly evolving television industry and to support and celebrate excellence in the medium.
“This year our Awards Committee has worked with industry colleagues to further...
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Television Academy have jointly announced plans to realign the Daytime and Primetime Emmy® Awards. Moving forward, the competitions will be organized solely by content genre as opposed to the current method, which separates...
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
The Television Academy has announced the recipients of the 71st Engineering Emmy® Awards honoring an individual, company or organization for developments in broadcast technology. Kirsten Vangsness, star of the critically acclaimed CBS drama “Criminal Minds,” returns to host the awards for the...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
Frank Scherma, president of RadicalMedia, has been elected chairman and CEO of the Television Academy. He will begin a two-year term on January 1, 2019, succeeding Hayma Washington who has served since January 2017.
Under Scherma’s leadership, multi-disciplinary studio Radical Media has...
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Television Academy announced Star Trek as the 2018 Governors Award recipient, recognizing the visionary science-fiction television franchise and its legacy of boldly propelling science, society and culture where no one has gone before. The prestigious award winner was chosen by the...
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018
The Television Academy announced additional 2018 changes in membership requirements as approved by its Board of Governors. On-air promo producers and directors are now eligible to join the Commercials Peer Group of the Academy. In addition, membership eligibility in the Performers Peer Group was...