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Emmys 2015: Key Dates for Awards Season

Here’s the timeline for this year’s trophy race

This story originally appeared in TheWrap magazine: Emmy Race Begins.

This year’s Emmy race began last June, when the voting eligibility period began, and will culminate Sept. 20 with the primetime awards and Governors Ball.

For an overview of this TV awards season, read Steve Pond‘s story about this year’s Emmy landscape, and his look at how TV Academy rule changes will affect the race.

Here is a timeline of the key dates along the way.

June 1, 2014– May 31, 2015
Eligibility period

Week of March 23
Online entry process begins

May 4
Deadline for all entries

May 6
Deadline to apply for hyphenate ballot status, and to reinstate or apply for membership in the Television Academy

June 15
Nomination voting begins

June 26, 10 p.m.
Nomination voting ends

July 16
Nominations announced

Week of Aug. 3
Final-round videos available for viewing

Aug. 17
Final round voting begins

Aug. 28, 10 p.m.
Final round voting ends

Saturday, Sept. 12
Primetime Emmy Creative Arts Awards and Ball

Sunday, Sept. 20
67th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast and Governors Ball