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Time Inc. and PBS Win a 2017 News & Documentary Emmy ® Award for A Year in Space

Oct 6, 2017

(NEW YORK, NY, October 6, 2017)—Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) and PBS won a 2017 News & Documentary Emmy ® Award in the Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary category for A Year in Space, adapted from TIME’s original digital video series about astronaut Scott Kelly’s 12-month stay on the International Space Station. The 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy ® Awards were presented last night at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

A Year in Space originally aired on PBS in March 2016. The series’s second installment, Beyond A Year in Space, is scheduled to air on PBS November 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET. TIME’s original yearlong, 12-part digital video series, produced by Time Inc. Studios, debuted in 2015 and can be found at time.com/space. A Year in Space can also be found on Time Inc.’s PeopleTV.

“We are proud of our Time Inc. colleagues’ ambitious vision for this landmark project and also congratulate the team at PBS,” said Time Inc. President and CEO Rich Battista. “From TIME’s fast-growing original video operation to the two-part series on PBS, A Year in Space shows the incredible momentum of Time Inc. Studios and how our innovative ideas can turn into expansive and award-winning enterprises.”

“A Year In Space was a true collaboration with Time Inc, and we’re thrilled to continue our thriving relationship with follow-up special Beyond A Year In Space this November,” said Bill Margol, Sr. Director of Programming & Development at PBS. "It is our pleasure to work with the talented team at TIME and congratulate all the winners and nominees for their commitment to impactful storytelling.”

A Year in Space’s Emmy-winning team was led by Ian Orefice, Kira Pollack, Jonathan Woods, Jeffrey Kluger, and Mike Beck for Time Inc.; Bill Margol for PBS; directors Jon Halpern and Shaul Schwarz; and producer Mark Mannucci.

See the full list of the 2017 News & Documentary Emmy ® Award winners here.

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