Left/Right and The New York Times’ series The Weekly has won four awards at the 41st annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards.
The series premiered June 2, 2019 on FX and Hulu, and its award wins include Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine for ‘The Gallagher Effect’; Outstanding Editing: News for ‘Collision’ – an episode about an American couple killed during a run-in with ISIS; Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine category for ‘El Chapo’s Son: The Siege of Culiacán’; and Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary for ‘The Myth of the Medallion’.
The Weekly was nominated for a further five awards, including Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Video Journalism: News for ‘Collision’; as well as in the Outstanding Research categories for ‘The Myth of the Medallion’ episode; and episodes ‘Baby Constantin’ and ‘Connecting the World’ were both nominated for the Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine category.
The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honor programming content from more than 2000 submissions that originally premiered in 2019, judged by a pool of 875 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media news & documentary industry.
The Weekly is produced by Red Arrow Studios company Left/Right and The New York Times. Executive producers of The Weekly are Mat Skene, Jason Stallman, Sam Dolnick, Stephanie Preiss, and Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver for Left/Right.
The same team that produced the acclaimed documentary series, have partnered on new 10-part series The New York Times Presents for FX and Hulu. The series presents investigations and character-driven stories and features reporting from journalists at The New York Times. The New York Times Presents is produced by Left/Right and The New York Times.
Both The Weekly and The New York Times Presents, which is marketed internationally as The Weekly: Special Edition and launches at MIPCOM next month, are distributed worldwide by Red Arrow Studios International.