2014 DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS TO MAKE LIVESTREAM DEBUT FOR 41ST ANNUAL CEREMONY

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2014 DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS TO MAKE LIVESTREAM DEBUT
FOR 41ST ANNUAL CEREMONY

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Engages
Top Firms to Highlight New Presentation Platform

Los Angeles, CA (June 5, 2014) – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today that the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards will be shared with both a national and global audience via livestream when the ceremony takes place on Sunday, June 22.

This is the first time in its history that the prestigious organization will be utilizing this platform to broadcast the awards show, and it does so in the hopes that audiences around the world will be able to engage in an event which celebrates programs that are known internationally and boast a global fan base.  The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, will be available for viewing live at www.daytimeemmys.net beginning at 5:00pm on June 22.  Emmy® Awards will be handed out for twenty-five categories, including several new ones announced this year.

NATAS will also be connecting with viewers through their social media platforms, enlisting the help of several social media ambassadors to capture special moments on-site and share them via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine and YouTube.

“We are so thrilled to be sharing the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards with a global audience in such an innovative and contemporary fashion,” said Malachy Wienges, Chairman of NATAS.  “We are confident that the expert team we’ve brought on will flawlessly execute an evening that celebrates the outstanding talent being honored and allows fans to be a part of the action.”

Wienges brought on some of the industry’s finest production, social media and public relations partners to produce the 2014 Daytime Emmy® Awards and help see the ceremony through its first web-based broadcast.  Spike Jones, Jr and SJ2 Entertainment will be producing the live show at the Beverly Hilton with Terry D. Peterson, Owner, Artistic Director, Verite Productions, Inc.  Paul Colichman and HERE Media will handle all aspects of social media for the event, and Slate PR, led by Andy Gelb, has been appointed the Agency of Record for the 2014 Daytime Emmy® Awards.

The Daytime Emmy® Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00am – 6:00pm during the 2013 calendar year.  The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with The Television Academy (ATAS).

A full list of all nominees in all categories can be downloaded at http://emmyonline.org/day_41st_nominations.

Credential applications are now being accepted for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Applications can be filled out at http://emmyonline.org/day_41st_credentials.

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 13,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country.  Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.  For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tvFor more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv

 

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