HBO's Nevins To Receive ATAS Governors Award

Award will be presented at the Creative Arts Emmys

Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, will receive the Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The award, for "an individual, company or organization that has made a substantial impact and demonstrated the extraordinary use of television," will be presented at the Creative Arts Emmys Sept. 12, which will air as a two-hour special on E! Sept. 18.

Under her leadership, HBO docs have raked in 20 Academy Awards and Nevins has collected 22 Primetime Emmys as a producer, as well as 25 news and doc Emmys, and 31 Peabody awards, as well as a personal Peabody award.

Nevins is nominated for four more Emmys this year.