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About the academy


From the Chairman

The Primetime Emmy Awards was a night of entertainment, emotion, humor and heart.

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New Destination

A new name, a new look, and a new home.

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Academy History

Founded in 1946, the Academy's story parallels the progress of the television industry.

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The Emmy Statuette

The Emmy Statuette

Who is this woman and what is she holding?

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Academy News

Press Releases

Cook and Newly Elected Officers to Guide and Expand Foundation Outreach and Agenda Through 2017

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PLUS: Features on novelist Michael Connelly’s Bosch; Beau Willimon, the mastermind behind House of Cards; BET’s first miniseries, Book of Negroes; Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul and more.


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Academy re-aligns its staff to better serve the organization's membership needs and long-range goals

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Jeopardy! icon Alex Trebek and technology guru David Pogue are set to host the 66th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards, which will take place at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, during CES.

Press Releases

The Television Academy announced the newly elected Board of Governors members. 



Board of Governors

Elected representatives from each of the 29 peer groups.

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Executive Committee

Led by the Chairman and other elected and appointed officers

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Peer Groups

Professionals in the television industry

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More than 20 groups devoted to key initiatives

Meet The Committees