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July 19, 2018

Emmy Awards Calendar - 2018

Eligibility

June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
Eligibility period for Emmy entries *

January 1 - June 9

Emmy For Your Consideration (FYC) promotion period

January

January 16
FYC Events lottery

January 19
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #1 "February"

February

February 12
FYC Viewing Platform orders begin

February 16
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #2 "March"

February 26 - June 10
FYC Events timeframe

March

March 1
Online Submission process begins. Rules & Procedures available on the Downloads page at TelevisionAcademy.com
Television Academy's Viewing Platform opens

March 6
Weekly FYC Viewing Platform promotion in member newsletter begins

March 15
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #3 "April"

April

April 9
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #4 "May #1"

April 18
Deadline to apply for membership to secure member entry fee discount. Application must be completed and paid in order to qualify.

April 25
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #5 "May #2"

April 27
Entry deadline for ALL entries that were originally presented 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM, June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018 *
Submissions close at 6:00 PM (PT) / 9:00 PM (ET)

May

May 10
Deadline to apply for membership to guarantee voting eligibility for both rounds of the 70th Emmy Award competition, and for members to apply for hyphenate voting status

May 10
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #6 "June #1"

May 24
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #7 "June #2"

May 25
Deadline for receipt of DVD screeners by 3R Printing

May 31
Deadline for former members (whose membership has lapsed within the preceding four years) to reinstate their membership and be eligible to vote in both rounds of the 70th Emmy Award competition

June

June 4
Deadline for receipt of properly-formatted digital content for FYC on the Viewing Platform

June 11

Nomination-round voting begins

June 25, 10:00 PM PT
Nomination-round voting ends

July

July 12

Nominations are announced live at Emmys.com/nominations

July 17
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #8 "August"

August

Week of August 6
Awards-round videos available on the Viewing Platform

August 13

Awards-round voting begins

August 22
Ad sales close for emmy magazine issue #9 "September"

August 27, 10:00 PM PT
Awards-round voting ends

August 31
Expiration date for access to external FYC sites

September

Saturday, September 8 at 5:00 PM & Sunday, September 9 at 4:00 PM
Creative Arts Awards and Governors Ball Events

Monday, September 17
NBC Telecast and Governors Ball

 

All dates are subject to change.
* Please refer to the "hanging episodes" rule in the 2018 Rules & Procedures document.

updated 7.19.18

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