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CuriosityStream Wins Big At The Emmys


This year Netflix and Hulu were not the only streaming services to win big at the Emmys. Other services like CuriosityStream also found themselves nominated for several Emmys. Not only did they get nominated but this year was the first year CuriosityStream won an Emmy for their Stephen Hawking Favorite Place documentary.

“We are honored to have been highlighted in a field of such incredible, impactful programs, produced by iconic names in the documentary industry,” said Elizabeth Hendricks North, President and CEO of CuriosityStream.  “We are proud of our innovative original films and series, and we’re looking forward to premiering new exciting projects with outstanding factual filmmakers and producers.”

Here are some of the wards CuriosityStream won this year:

News and Documentary Emmy® Awards 2017

  • Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places – Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction (winner)
  • David Attenborough’s Light on Earth – Outstanding Nature Documentary, Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary (nominees)

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017 

  • David Attenborough’s Light on Earth – Best Host/Presenter Led Documentary (winner), Best Science in Nature Film (nominee)
  • Big World in a Small Garden – Best Short Film (nominee)

BAFTA Awards 2017 (UK)

  • David Attenborough’s Light on Earth – Specialist Factual (nominee)

Science Media Awards

  • David Attenborough’s Light on Earth – Grand Helix Award (best in show) (winner)

Webby Awards 2017

  • CuriosityStream – Best Science & Education Channel (honoree)
  • Deep Time History – Best Documentary Series (honoree)
  • Science Breakthroughs: Gravitational Waves – Science & Education for Film & Video (nominee)

Telly Awards 2017

  • Classic Cars (winner) 

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  • Dana Wirth

    It wasn’t that long ago that I “cut the cord” and boy, was that a happy, happy day, Being one of those odd people who don’t care for network TV and is happy with Nat Geo, Nat Geo Wild, PBS, and other similar programming, you can imagine how happy I was when I stumbled onto CuriosityStream. At $3.99 a month it is the best bargain of any “paid” site, Smithsonian Earth is right up there too. I can watch Curiosity all day and never run out of fascinating things to watch. Whether it’s ancient civilizations and history or beautiful ocean and animal documentaries, there is a wide variety, something for everyone. Please don’t get me wrong, I am not some brainiac nerd, I am 73 and just enjoy keeping my mind stimulated. I have been known also to binge watch things like Falling Skies, The 100, and Mozart in the Jungle. I am also waiting for season 5 of “The Vikings” to start on Nov. 29.
    CuriosityStream is not only a great place for entertainment but if you have kids, what a place for education. Wish I had something like it when I was in school. Bottom line, spend that $3.99 and enjoy CuriosityStream.

  • SanityChecker

    CuriosityStream is my favorite service. Much better than highly sensationalized history and science channels.