A two-thirds vote from a nine-member panel, which includes five industry leaders appointed by the Academy Chairman and four appointees by the Board of Governors, is required to reach each category change decision.
Nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced live on Thursday, July 13. The awards will be held Sept. 17 on CBS, hosted by Stephen Colbert, host of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”
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