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Rules and Procedures

The 2009 Primetime Rules & Procedures booklet contains the official rules and procedures for the Primetime Emmy Awards. These rules have been reviewed for the 2008-2009 awards and the text has been revised by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors.



For clarification of rules and procedures, please call the Academy at (818) 754-2800.



The National Awards Committee, on behalf of the Board of Governors, is the final arbiter of any and all Primetime Emmy Awards eligibility matters.



Download the 2009 Primetime Rules & Procedures booklet