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64th Primetime Emmy® Awards

The Primetime Emmy® Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, awarding top honors at the annual creative arts and primetime awards ceremonies. Special honors, like the Governors Award and the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award, are bestowed during either the Primetime Emmys or the Creative Arts Emmys.

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Primetime Emmys Rules and Procedures PDF

Primetime Emmys Entry Instructions PDF


2012 PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS CALENDAR

June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012
Eligibility period (please also refer to the “hanging episodes” rule)

Week of March 26
Online entry process begins

April 27
Deadline to reinstate or apply for membership in the Television Academy and be eligible to vote in the 2012 primetime competition

May 4
Entry deadline for ALL entries that were originally presented 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM,
June 1, 2011 - May 31, 2012 (please also refer to the “hanging episodes” rule)

June 11
Nominating ballots are posted on the Television Academy’s website

June 28, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning the nominating ballots to Ernst & Young

July 19, 5:35 AM
Nominations are announced live from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre

Week of August 6
At-home judging DVDs for Creative Arts Awards categories are mailed

Week of August 13
At-home judging DVDs for Telecast Awards categories are mailed

August 24, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning at-home judging ballots for Creative Arts Awards categories to Ernst & Young

August 31, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning at-home judging ballots for Telecast Awards categories to Ernst & Young

September 15
Creative Arts Awards and Ball

September 23
ABC telecast and Governors Ball



The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards LIVE! Sunday, September 23, 7e/4p on ABC.

Highlights from the Creative Arts Emmys will air Saturday, September 22, at 8e/8p on ReelzChannel.


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2012 Engineering Entry Form DOC

Primetime Emmys Rules and Procedures PDF

2012 Primetime Emmy® Awards Calendar PDF

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