Membership at the Television Academy

Connect to our Thriving Community as we Celebrate Television Excellence

Founded in 1946, the Television Academy is dedicated to honoring excellence in television while promoting creativity, diversity and empowering storytellers through recognition, education and leadership.

The Television Academy is comprised of over 24,000 industry professionals across 31 Peer Groups representing numerous fields of expertise including writers, directors, producers, performers, and below-the-line artisans. The possibilities for television and our industry are unlimited!

The Benefits of Membership

How to Join

Membership Requirements and the Application Process

You do not need an invitation to be part of the Television Academy. If you work in television, applying for membership is easy and can be accomplished in 20 minutes or less. 

Steps to Join


Membership Types and Fees

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Click here to start your application.

Applications are accepted year-round.  Application processing time is 4-6 weeks. 

Click here for the Membership Emmy Awards Calendar. New applications are subject to a one-time nonrefundable processing fee of $50. Fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. 

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