TV Academy Reiterates Oscar-Nominated Streaming Films Not Eligible for Emmys

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TV Academy Reiterates Oscar-Nominated Streaming Films Not Eligible for Emmys
In light of the Oscars allowing streaming films to be eligible for awards this cycle, the TV Academy re-iterated its own rule that any program that gets nominated for an Oscar will be disqualified from Emmys consideration.

“The Television Academy supports the recent decision from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to allow feature films, originally intended for theatrical distribution but made available via streaming or video on demand during the current pandemic crisis, to compete at the 2021 Oscars,” a statement released on Thursday read. “Further, the Television Academy ruled in March that effective in 2021, programs that have been nominated for an Oscar will no longer be eligible for the Emmys competition.”

Last month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to approve a new rule stipulating that for the first time, films that premiere on VOD or streaming services can still qualify for Oscar consideration
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