Nat Geo Mundo this week received the network’s first-ever International Emmy Award nomination since its launch three years ago. The nomination recognized the Spanish-language cable channel’s original production,”Temple de Acero,” for the newly created category, Non-English Language US Primetime Program.
“Temple de Acero” is a documentary series that follows 12 Hispanic U.S. military veterans who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. Unveiling their motivations to enlist, their experiences while at war and the deep impact it has had on their lives.
“We are thrilled and honored to be recognized with this first Emmy nomination. As a young network, we are committed to producing high-quality original programming that offers stories that resonate with our loyal US Hispanic audience,” said Carmen Larios, SVP of Programming and Development.
Other nominees in this category include Telemundo’s successful productions “Pasion Prohibida”, “La Patrona” and “El Senor de los Cielos”.