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January 24, 2020

Television Executives

Requirements for membership in the Television Executives 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. Individuals who have received a Primetime or Daytime Emmy Nomination, specific to this peer group, within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.

Active Status:

Employment by a production or distribution company as a senior level executive with an impact on program creative/content for at least two (2) years within the past four (4) years, or a minimum of forty-five (45) hours or forty-five (45) episodes (not less than twenty (20) minutes per episode) of nationally exhibited programming, or a minimum of 45 hours of professional (as determined by the Governors and/or the PGEC) short form programs that have had broad domestic consumer release. Short form programs shall have an average content length of fifteen (15) minutes or less.

Or SVP level or above for at least two (2) years within the past four (4) years in other functions in broadcast, cable, streaming, production, or distribution company on a case-by-case basis

Or A body of work that is approved by the Television Executives PGEC to warrant waiving the above requirements.

Some categories that do not meet the criteria for this peer group include:

  • Human Resources
  • Engineering
  • Facilities/Studio Operations
  • Community Affairs
  • Corporate Giving


Associate Status:

Non senior level executives who have worked for a minimum of two (2) years who do not meet the requirements for Active Status but have been actively engaged in having an impact on program creative/content activity for a period of one year with one of the verifiable categories as listed.

updated 1.24.20

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