NGC receives a record of 18 Emmy Award nominations
Washington, D.C. / Los Angeles, California – National Geographic Channel (NGC) has received the most Emmy Award nominations in the network’s history with 18 nominations, including 12 with FOX for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
With 12 nominations, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey tied such buzz-worthy shows as HBO’s True Detective and Netflix’s Orange is the New Black in nominations.
Additionally, NGC’s second foray into original scripted programming, Killing Kennedy garnered three nominations, including outstanding television movie, outstanding cinematography and outstanding sound mixing.
Nat Geo WILD also scored two nominations for outstanding narrator for Jeremy Irons for Game of Lions and Daniel Craig for One Life.
“We are incredibly honoured for the recognition this year, especially for Cosmos and the great collaborative effort that series marked between Cosmos Studios and our partners at FOX,” said Courteney Monroe, CEO of the National Geographic Channels. “Additionally, as we continue to explore opportunities in the scripted world, to receive a nomination for only our second movie is a thrill.”
See the full list of NGC nominations below:
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (NGC & FOX)
• Outstanding Documentary of Nonfiction Series
• Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Programme
• Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Main Title Design
• Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
• Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
• Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming
• Outstanding Special and Visual Effects
• Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Programme: Cosmos: A National Geographic Deeper Dive
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