Emmy Awards 2016 exclusive: National Geographic campaign and category placement sneak peek

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In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for the National Geographic Channel. Last year, the network scored major nominations for “Killing Jesus” (Best TV Movie) and “StarTalk with Neil Degrasse Tyson” (Best Informational Series or Special).

Below, see the list of Nat Geo submissions across all categories for 2016. (Please note: Performers not included below may well be submitted by their personal reps.)

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LIMITED SERIES

SAINTS AND STRANGERS
Movie/Limited Series Actor – Vincent Kartheiser
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor – Ron Livingston, Ray Stevenson, Raoul Trujillo
Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress – Anna Camp
Movie/Limited Series Directing – Paul A. Edwards
Movie/Limited Series Writing – Seth Fisher, Walon Green, Chip Johannessen, Eric Overmyer

DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES

“BREAKTHROUGH”
Nonfiction Directing – Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Brett Ratner
Narrator – Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Brett Ratner

EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

HE NAMED ME MALALA
Nonficton Directing – Davis Guggenheim

INFORMATIONAL SERIES OR SPECIAL

“BRAIN GAMES”

“STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON”

“THE STORY OF GOD WITH MORGAN FREEMAN”
Narrator – Morgan Freeman

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Photo Credits: National Geographic Channel

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