63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards

The Primetime Emmy® Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, awarding top honors at the annual creative arts and primetime awards ceremonies. Special honors, like the Governors Award and the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award, are bestowed during the Primetime Emmys.

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Deadline to Submit Ballots for Primetime Emmy Nominations is
June 24, 2011, at 5 PM

Ballot Listings for Informational Purposes Only


June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011
Eligibility period

Week of March 14
Online entry process begins. Rules and Procedures available at www.emmys.tv

April 15
Deadline to reinstate or apply for membership in the Television Academy and be eligible to vote in the 2011 primetime competition

April 29
Entry deadline for ALL entries that were originally presented 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM,
June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2011

June 6
Nominating ballots are posted on the Television Academy’s website

June 24, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning the nominating ballots to Ernst & Young

July 14, 5:35 AM
Nominations are announced live from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre

Week of August 1
At-home judging DVDs for Creative Arts Awards categories are mailed

Week of August 8
At-home judging DVDs for Telecast Awards categories are mailed

August 19, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning at-home judging ballots for Creative Arts Awards categories to Ernst & Young

August 26, 5:00 PM
Deadline for returning at-home judging ballots for Telecast Awards categories to Ernst & Young

September 10
Creative Arts Awards and Ball

September 18
Telecast and Governors Ball

*Adopted at the Board of Governors meeting on January 26, 2011. May be subject to change


Primetime Emmys Entry Instructions PDF

Primetime Emmys Rules and Procedures PDF

2011 Engineering Entry Form PDF | DOC

For Your Consideration (FYC) Campaign Options PDF

2011 Primetime Emmy® Awards Calendar PDF

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