HBO Documentary Films received 19 nominations, including three of the five nominations for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, as this year's Primetime Emmy Award nominees were announced. 'Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God' and 'Ethel' earned five apiece. 'Crossfire Hurricane' garnered four, 'Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden' received two, and 'An Apology to Elephants' got one. The HBO Family documentary programs 'The Weight of the Nation for Kids: Quiz Ed!' and 'A YoungArts Masterclass' were each nominated for Outstanding Children's Program.
HBO received 108 total nominations, the most of any network for the 13th year in a row. The 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on September 22 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.