PBS Honored with Five Emmy® Nominations

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On July 16, 2019, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. PBS programs received five nominations including for the critically acclaimed documentaries INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” and POV “Minding the GAP.”

AMERICAN MASTERS also received a nomination for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. The series has earned a total of 74 Emmy® nominations and 28 Emmy® Awards, including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special.

The Primetime Emmy® Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, September 22, 2019, on FOX from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a list of all 71st Annual Primetime Emmy® nominations, go to

We congratulate all of our nominees!

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction series

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening”
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

POV “Minding the GAP”
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Outstanding Narrator