Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

Emmy AwardsThis morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program, OWN’s Running from Crazy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Science’s Through the Wormhole in Outstanding Informational Series.

In total, Discovery Communications’ networks received 14 nominations:

Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery)
  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

  • Running from Crazy (OWN)

Outstanding Informational Series or Special

  • Through the Wormhole (Science)

Outstanding Narrator 

  • Too Cute! (Animal Planet)
  • Penguins: Waddle All the Way (Discovery)

Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming

  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)
  • Naked and Afraid (Discovery)

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

  • Klondike (Discovery)

Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming

  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

  • MythBusters (Discovery)
  • Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC)

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery)
  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Congratulations to all the nominees, and stay tuned for the Awards announcements in August!