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“Going Clear,” “Dancing with the Stars” nab multiple Emmy noms

Alex Gibney's documentary on the Church of Scientology is up for seven Emmy awards, while the ABC series is up for eight.
July 16, 2015

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, The Amazing Race and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown are among the unscripted and non-fiction nominees for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Multiple nominations came for Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, which each grabbed eight nominations; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief and Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, which each took seven nominations; The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst and The Voice , which took six nominations; Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Deadliest Catch and Project Runway, which each grabbed four; and The Amazing Race, which is up for three Emmy awards.

Emmy nominations for unscripted and non-fiction categories are listed below, with credits supplied by the Television Academy:

Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program:
Tom Bergeron - Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Anthony Bourdain – The Taste  (ABC)
Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
Heidi Klum – Project Runway (Lifetime)
Jane Lynch – Hollywood Game Night (NBC)

Competition Program:
The Amazing Race (CBS, WorldRace Productions)
Dancing With the Stars (ABC, BBC Worldwide Productions)
Project Runway (Lifetime, The Weinstein Company, Bunim/Murray Productions and Full Picture Entertainment)
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox, dick clark productions and 19 Entertainment)
Top Chef (Bravo, Magical Elves)
The Voice (NBC, United Artists Media Group, Talpa Media U.S.A., Warner Horizon Television)

Structured Program:
Antiques Roadshow (PBS, WGBH Educational Foundation)
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (Food Network, Citizen Pictures)
MythBusters (Discovery Channel, Beyond Productions)
Property Brothers (HGTV, Cineflix International Media)
Shark Tank (ABC, One Three Media in association with Sony Pictures Television)
Undercover Boss (CBS, All3Media America, Studio Lambert)

Unstructured Program:
Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery Channel, Discovery Studios)
Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel, Original Productions)
Intervention (A&E, GRB Entertainment)
Million Dollar Listing New York (Bravo, World of Wonder)
Naked and Afraid (Discovery Channel, Renegade83)
Wahlburgers (A&E, 44 Blue Productions in association with Closest to the Hole Productions, Leverage Entertainment and Donnie D Productions)

Exceptional Merit In Documentary Filmmaking:
Citizenfour (HBO, Radius presents a Praxis Films production in association with Participant Media, HBO Documentary Films in co-production with Bertha, BRITDOC Circle, Channel4, NDR, and BR)
The Great Invisible (PBS/Pivot, A co-production of 7 & 7 Films, LLC, Gigantic Pictures, Passion Pictures, Motto Pictures and Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with Participant Media)
Hot Girls Wanted (Netflix, HGW Productions)

Directing For Non-fiction Programming:
Citizenfour  (HBO, Radius presents a Praxis Films production in association with Participant Media, HBO Documentary Films in co-production with Bertha, BRITDOC Circle, Channel4, NDR, and BR)
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways/ “Washington, D.C.” (HBO, HBO Entertainment in association with Roswell Films, Therapy Content, Diamond Docs and Worldwide Pants Inc.)
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Sky Atlantic and Jigsaw Productions)
The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst/ “Chapter 2: Poor Little Rich Boy” (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Good Things Acquisition Company)
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Universal Pictures, Public Road Productions and The End of Music)

Documentary Or Non-fiction Series:
‘American Masters’ (PBS, A Production of Thirteen’s American Masters for WNET)
Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies (PBS, A production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures and WETA Washington, D.C. in association with Ark Media)
The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Good Things Acquisition Company)
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (PBS, Florentine Films)
The Sixties (CNN, Playtone and Herzog & Company)

Documentary Or Non-fiction Special:
The Case Against 8 (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Tripod Media and a Moore’s Filmed Goods and Services)
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Sky Atlantic and Jigsaw Productions)
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Universal Pictures, Public Road Productions and The End of Music)
Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Jigsaw Productions, Alcon Television Group and The Kennedy/Marshall Company)
Virunga  (Netflix, A Netflix Documentary in association with Appian Way)

Informational Series Or Special:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (CNN, Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.)
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (HBO, HBO Entertainment in association with Roswell Films, Therapy Content, Diamond Docs and Worldwide Pants Inc.)
Inside The Actors Studio (Bravo, In The Moment Productions)
StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson (National Geographic Channel, Curved Light Productions and National Geographic Studios)
Vice (HBO, HBO Entertainment in association with Vice and Bill Maher Productions)

Writing For Non-fiction Programming:
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown/ “Iran’ (CNN, Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.)
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Sky Atlantic and Jigsaw Productions)
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (HBO, HBO Documentary Films in association with Universal Pictures, Public Road Productions and The End of Music)
Last Days in Vietnam (‘American Experience’) (PBS, A Moxie Firecracker Production for American Experience)
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History/ “Episode 5: The Rising Road (1933 – 1939)” (PBS, Florentine Films)

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on September 20. For a full list of nominees, click here.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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