Congratulations to the History Channel on getting three Emmy nominations for the Star Wars special, The Legacy Revealed.
The History Channel special, Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed, was honored today by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with three Emmy Award nominations.
Director Kevin Burns was nominated for Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming. Burns, David Comtois and Steven Smith were recognized with a nomination for Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming. The special also earned a nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Special.
The two-hour special was produced in celebration of 30 years of the Star Wars saga. It premiered on May 28, and uncovered the fascinating, and sometimes surprising, historical, political and mythological connections that exist within the Star Wars saga. Through interviews with politicians, academics, journalists and critics — all of whom weigh in on the enduring appeal of George Lucas’s creations — the special demonstrated that Star Wars isn’t just a high-action adventure in space.