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About the academy


From the Chairman

Academy CEO looks back and ahead.

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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

Who is this woman and what is she holding?

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Academy News

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Event will include Ryan Phillippe, star of upcoming USA Network conspiracy thriller, Shooter

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John C. Malone to receive Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Television Academy Announces Comprehensive Digital Campaign With IMDb And People.Com For The 68th Emmy Awards Offering Viewers Behind-The-Scenes Access To TV's Most Anticipated Night

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Television Academy Announces Corporate Partners for Emmy Season

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Red Carpet Rollout

Longest Red Carpet in Emmy History at 1,325 Feet Reflects Expanding TV Landscape

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Reg E. Cathey backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys., Carrie Preston arrives for the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys., Jane Lynch gets an up-close look at her Emmy at the 2015 Creative Arts Ball., Neil deGrasse Tyson backstage at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys., Chris Parnell on the Red Carpet at the 65th Creative Arts Emmys

Stars from Hit Shows American Idol, House of Cards, America's Got Talent, Better Call Saul, The Good Wife, Downton Abbey, Childrens Hospital and YouTube Slated to Present



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

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