Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), also colloquially known as the Television Academy, is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the television industry in the United States. It is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization founded in 1946, the organization presents the Primetime Emmy Awards, an annual ceremony honoring achievement in U.S. primetime television.

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Founded1946; 76 years ago (1946)
Legal status501(c)(6)
Area served
Television industry
ProductPrimetime Emmy Award
Key people
Frank Scherma
(Chairman and CEO)
Revenue (2019)
$36,921,627[1] [redirects to, official website of the Emmys and the Television Academy

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