The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the dates, locations, and lifetime achievement awards to be honored for the 2022 Day, News and Documentary Series and the Children’s and Children’s Emmy Awards and Family for the first time.
The Daytime Emmys will take place on Friday, June 24, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and air on CBS, for the third year in a row, with Days of Our Lives star John Aniston as a lifetime achievement award honoree. Daytime Emmy Award nominations will be announced on Thursday, May 5.
The Daytime Creative Arts & Style Emmy Awards will take place on Saturday, June 18, with This old house as a lifetime achievement honoree. Honorable home improvement program to participate in Sesame Street and 60 minutes is the only program, in contrast to individuals, to receive a lifetime achievement award from NATAS.
The Emmy Awards for Children and Families will take place on Sunday, December 11, at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles, with LeVar Burton accepting the lifetime achievement award.
The Children and Families Emmy Awards were established as a separate contest and ceremony as part of a reorganization of the previously announced Official Day and Time Awards, noting an increase in programs and submissions aimed at children and families, and in response to changing viewer habits.
NATAS has also announced dates for the Emmy Awards for News and Documentaries, with those presentations set to take place on September 28 (News) and September 29 (Documentaries) in Palladium Times Square in New York, and has established PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff and naturally historical filmmaker David Attenborough as lifetime achievements honored at news and documentary awards.
All NATAS events are set to take place live after virtual in 2020 and 2021.