The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ & Paul McCartney’s ‘3,2,1’ Earn Emmy Nods


Peter Jackson’s documentary ‘The Beatles: Get Back’, and Paul McCartney’s Hulu docuseries have bagged several nominations at the upcoming Emmy Awards ceremony.

Both documentaries will lock horns for one night only, as they have both been nominated two categories. They have been nominated for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

Entitled, ‘McCartney 3,2,1’ also sees the music icon speak about his career to Rick Rubin. It was also nominated for Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program.

A trailer was also released for the show last July.

‘Get Back’

Focusing on the Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ sessions, Peter Jackson’s ‘Get Back’ has also earned five nominations. This includes Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

The final installment of this series has also earned a nod for Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Non Fiction Program and Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program.

Other nominations for the show also include Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program (single or multi camera).

Other programs that have earned nominations for Emmy Awards also include Netflix series Stranger Things and Pam & Tommy.

Stranger Things has been nominated for Music Supervision. It has played an integral part in the resurgence of Kate Bush’s track ‘Running Up That Hill’, which has reached Number one in the charts following its release in 1985.

It also played a part in the resurgence of Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’. 

Meanwhile, Robert Siegal’s Pam and Tommy explores Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee’s marriage to model Pamela Anderson.

It has earned a total of ten nominations. These include Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series, Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series, and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.

It was also nominated for costume, casting, make up, hairstyle, and sound mixing.

Having faced numerous delays, The Beatles: Get Back is finally available on DVD and Blu ray. It been previously delayed due to technical issues regarding the discs. More on this here.

The 74th Emmy Awards ceremony will air on 12 September at 8pm.