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May 13, 2013
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AARP’s My Generation Receives Two National Daytime Emmy Nominations
For the third consecutive year, My Generation Receives a National Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Lifestyle Program and Host Leeza Gibbons Receives a Nomination for Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program
WASHINGTON–AARP today announced that My Generation has been nominated for a National Daytime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Lifestyle Program category for the third consecutive year. My Generation host Leeza Gibbons is also nominated for Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program.
Mining some of the most unique stories from around the globe, My Generation is both inspired and inspiring. The weekly, lifestyle series features entertainers, athletes and public figures finding purpose beyond the stardust, and living happily in their ‘second and third acts.’ My Generation is produced by AARP in association with Maryland Public Television and is available on more than 300 public television stations.
Under Executive Producer David Pepper, the My Generation staff is comprised of an outstanding team of top contributors from across the country and around the world. Award-winning veteran producers (Emmy®, Peabody, DuPont and Edward R. Murrow) doing what they do best - crafting positive, inspiring stories about people who want to get the most out of life.
“AARP is honored to accept this nomination for a National Daytime Emmy® Award for the third year in a row,” says Larry Gannon, AARP VP TV & Radio Programming. “My Generation provides a spark of optimism and encouragement combined with inspiring profiles of individuals who make a difference by giving back and connecting with others. These stories prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that living a happy, healthy life while generating positive change is possible at any age.”
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy®, universally acknowledged as the highest honor in the television industry. Winners will be announced on June14th in Los Angeles.
For more information, visit: http://www.aarp.org/tv-radio/my-generation/
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity of AARP that is working to win back opportunity for struggling Americans 50+ by being a force for change on the most serious issues they face today: housing, hunger, income and isolation. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at www.aarp.org.