Requirements for membership in the Daytime 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.
Employment in Daytime Programming for a minimum of two (2) years within the last four (4) years in one or more of the following areas or in one of the classifications covered by the other peer groups:
- ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
- ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
- CONTESTANT COORDINATOR
- EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION
- LICENSE AND CLEARANCES
- MARKETING & PUBLICISTS
- PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE
- PRODUCTION CO-COORDINATOR
- PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
- SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
- STUDIO MANAGERS
- TALENT EXECUTIVE
- TELEVISION EXECUTIVE
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.
Applicants who work on game shows must apply to the Reality Programming Peer Group.
Associate membership will extend to any person who is working in a position which would normally qualify for Active membership, but who has not yet compiled sufficient time or credits required for Active membership or, works as an assistant or department manager directly under the supervision of a person eligible for Daytime Active membership or, works in a major creative or administrative position in a technical or engineering field that directly contributes to the arts and sciences of Daytime telecommunications for national exhibition.