The PBS science sequence NOVA has earned three nominations for the forty first Annual Information and Documentary Emmy Awards. The movies nominated showcase well timed and provoking science storytelling that span each time and house, illustrating what our photo voltaic system’s historical past reveals about our personal planet and whether or not data-driven analysis into the historical past of human violence can inform new approaches to creating the world a extra peaceable place.
The Nationwide Academy of Tv Arts and Sciences made the announcement on Thursday, with PBS main the checklist of networks with 48 nominations. NOVA’s nominated movies embrace the five-part sequence The Planets within the Excellent Science and Know-how Documentary and Excellent Graphic Design and Artwork Route classes, and The Violence Paradox within the Excellent Science and Know-how Documentary class.
“The Planets thrilled thousands and thousands of PBS viewers with dramatic tales of the life and occasions of our closest celestial neighbors,” stated NOVA Co-Govt Producer Chris Schmidt. “We’re so delighted and proud that our friends within the Nationwide Academy have chosen to appoint this superb sequence in each classes.”
Co-Govt Producer Julia Cort added: “The Planets and The Violence Paradox are two of our most formidable initiatives, one revealing among the biggest planetary discoveries of the final 50 years, and the opposite utilizing scientific information to analyze among the most controversial questions on human conduct. At a time when excellence in journalism and trusted science storytelling is probably extra necessary than ever, we’re really honored that the Nationwide Academy has chosen to acknowledge our dedication to delivering the highest-quality programming to our audiences.”
The awards ceremony will happen on Sept. 22, 2020 and can be streamed on-line at watch.theemmys.television and on The Emmys apps. The complete checklist of nominees may be discovered on the Nationwide Tv Academy’s web site.
Watch The Planets: Internal Worlds beneath: