March 20, 2023

Peer Groups

Children's Programming

Requirements for membership in the Children's Programming Peer Group

Please note that requirements (as outlined below) must be met within the four (4) years preceding one's application for membership or membership review; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production and/or distribution of nationally exhibited audio visual works. All episodes should be a minimum of thirty (30) minutes in length unless defined otherwise specifically for short form programming. Credits from self-published programs alone do not qualify for membership in the Television Academy. Individuals who have received a Primetime, Daytime, or Children's & Family Emmy Nomination, specific to this peer group, within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.

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Active Status:

Employment in one of the following positions for a minimum of two (2) years in the last four (4) years:



At least 75% of work must be in Children's Television Programming or Children's New Media Programming.

Or a qualified body of work relevant to the peer group that warrants a waiver of the above requirements. Body of Work designation has all benefits of Active membership with the exception of running for Peer Group Governor.

Associate Status:

Involved in Children's Television Programming or Children's New Media Programming in an Executive or Creative Position but has not met the above requirements for Active membership.

updated 3.20.23

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Board of Governors Children's Programming Representatives

Gloria Poncé
Gloria Poncé
Howard Meltzer, CSA
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