ATAS Changes Name, Plans Expansion

After nearly 68 years as the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the nonprofit organization has changed its name to simply the Television Academy and is rebranding as part of a “New Look — New Vision — New Destination” fundraising campaign.

Former TV Academy Head Hank Rieger Dies

In his 40 years with the TV academy, Rieger also served as president of the organization’s Hollywood chapter and editor and publisher of Emmy magazine. He was 95.

Emmy Awards Moving To Online Voting

Emmy voting just got a digital upgrade. Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Chairman-CEO Bruce Rosenblum has unveiled plans to transition to an online voting system.

Rosenblum To Run For Re-Election As ATAS Chair

TV Academy Names Lucy Hood President-COO

TV Academy Adds Marc Wade To Digital Team

Moonves, Wolf, Howard Among TV Hall Inductees

Animated ‘Community’ Emmy Nom Gets Protest

Emmys To Combine Minis, Movie Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said Thursday that it will merge the leading and supporting acting categories for longform programming including miniseries and made-for-TV movies.

TV Adacemy Adds Five To Executive Committee

Lorre, Eisner To Enter ATAS Hall Of Fame

The Jeffersons star Sherman Hemsley, I Love Lucy’s Vivian Vance and Bill Frawley, and Real World creators Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray are also part of the 2012 class.

Bruce Rosenblum Elected TV Academy CEO

Rosenblum, currently the president of Warner Bros. Television Group, was elected to a two-year term and will assume his new duties at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in January.

Andy Setos Gets ATAS Lifetime Achievement Award

John Walsh To Receive ATAS Governors Award

Emmys In Limbo as Rights Talks Drag On

The TV academy faces a production crunch in preparing for this year’s show, which is less than five months away. There is still no broadcaster set to air the live telecast Sept. 18 from the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. The previous eight-year contract ran out after the show last August, and negotiations have sputtered along ever since.

Big 4 Nets Close To Eight-Year Emmy Deal

The Primetime Emmy Awards will continue to air on the four major broadcast networks with a new deal between the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox . The new pact, expected to close in about two weeks, is said to mirror tne TV Academy’s most recent agreement with the four networks.