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Finally, an end to the Emmy war over broadband video and Spanish TV

March 25, 2009 |  1:13 pm

The war between the rival TV academies over bestowing Emmys for broadband video and Spanish-language TV has ended now that the New York-basedEmmy_whitetop1 National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has dropped further legal appeals of arbiters' decisions siding with the L.A.-based Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

A few years ago ATAS had launched legal suit to stop NATAS from creating new Emmys without its permission and cooperation, sparking the latest battles between the often-warring academies that were created when the original TV academy split in half in 1977. Variety has an in-depth article about the history of their fights plus details about the recent spat over broadband and Spanish TV Emmys here.


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