Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ received six Emmy nominations from the Television Academy today, July 28th, 2020. The high-intensity docuseries follows Navarro College’s cheerleading team on their journey to Daytona Nationals 2019.
‘Cheer’ offered a crash course in what it means to be a modern competitive cheerleader. Mainstream media often misrepresents cheerleading as a sport, plagued with antiquated views and stereotypes. Netflix’s Cheer crushes these stereotypes with a truly realistic look at competitive collegiate cheerleading. It’s high-energy, captivating, dramatic, and just a little bit dangerous.
The series quickly became a Netflix megahit after it’s January 2020 release. The cast of ‘Cheer’ has been featured on nearly every popular culture network including Ellen, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, CNN, VOX, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and beyond.
Cheer’s 2020 Emmy Nominations
- OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
- OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
- OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR AN UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM
- OUTSTANDING UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM
- OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
- OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)