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Documentary television series

 

Documentary television series

Documentary television is a genre of television programming that broadcasts documentaries.

History of television documentary

Televised documentary finds its roots in film, photojournalism, and radio. Edward R. Murrow's See It Now[1] is credited as documentary's first appearance on broadcast television in 1951.

In 2012, the Emmy award Board of Directors announced that they were creating a 29th genre category of professional awards[2] and renamed the "nonfiction" category to "documentary".

Example channels

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