Serving over 20,000 members, the Television Academy is devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the television industry.
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The fascinating story
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 — just one month after network television was born. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunication industry.
The Television Academy, the only major organization devoted to the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, is made up of over 24,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.
The Television Academy recognizes excellence through its many annual award programs:
Sister organizations, the National Academy and International Academy, also award Emmy statuettes for accomplishment among their members.
Meet our new chairman, Frank Sherma.
A new name, a new look, and a new home.
Founded in 1946, the Academy's story parallels the progress of the television industry.
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