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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Definition of the noun academy of television arts and sciences

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noun

  1. an academy that gives annual awards for outstanding achievements in television
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: academy / honorary society = an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

Explanation

Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences a.k.a. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in the United States in 1946, just one month after American network television was born. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunications industry. The Television Academy is the only major U.S. organization devoted entirely to television and is made up of more than 15,000 members representing 28 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

  • also known as Académie des arts et des sciences de la télévision
  • official website: www.emmys.tv

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Television, Cable, and Video (2012)

by R.M. Reed, M.K. Reed

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) This nonprofit organization is responsible for the presentation of the EMMY awards for nighttime PRIMETIME programming each September. ATAS confers annual statuettes for outstanding ...

Google previewStar Struck: An Encyclopedia of Celebrity Culture (2010)

by Sam Riley

recognize excellence in television and are administered by three sister organizations focusing on different television programming divisions: the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (prime time ), the ...

Google previewDictionary of Television and Audiovisual Terminology (1998)

by Moshe Moshkovitz

NATAS National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. An organization founded in ¡957 for the support and promotion of all arts and sciences involved in television. The national academy presents the wellknown annual Emmy Awards for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction (2016)

Works and Authors of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Since 1967 by Mitzi M. Brunsdale

As Unit One, the series received the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series from the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb, Lambdin Kay Distinguished Professor for the Peabody Awards Horace Newcomb

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) is a New York- based organization with 19 regional chapters or affiliates in many of the larger television markets. The organization is best known for its Emmy awards, which are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture (2005)

by Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences held its first small ceremony for the Emmy in Hollywood on January 25, 1949. Its six categories remained broad, for example, Most Outstanding Television Personality ( ventriloquist Shirley ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2007)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

The Emmy Awards are administered by three sister organizations, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Journalism (2009)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Two years later, the Los Angeles and New York groups united to form a new entity, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. After two decades of growing tension, and much legal wrangling, however, the two groups agreed to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

The Emmys are television's equivalent offilm's Oscars; the prime-time entertainment awards are presented in a television special each September by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. The first Emmys were offered ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

The Emmys, awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, were ...

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