Press Release

March 24, 2016

The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Receives Three Nominations for 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards

Nominated for the Second Consecutive Year

(DEARBORN, MI – March 24, 2016) – The Henry Ford announced today that in partnership with Litton Entertainment, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation has been honored for the second consecutive year by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with three nominations for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. The national television series, which airs as part of CBS Television Network’s CBS Dream Team: It’s Epic! Saturday morning lineup, received nominations in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Special Class Series
  • Outstanding Writing Special Class
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing - Live Action
“Since premiering in 2014, we have received an amazing response from both our guests and fans around the globe in regards to The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation,” said Patricia Mooradian, president of The Henry Ford. “This show is truly making a difference in the lives of young people each week, inspiring and showing them that anything is possible. This nomination only solidifies the wonderful effort put forth from both the staff at The Henry Ford and the production team that makes this show possible.”   

Hosted by CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca and airing each weekend on The CBS Network, the Emmy® winning weekly half-hour program highlights stories related to the process of innovation and showcases the many experiences that are accessible at The Henry Ford Museum.  

For more information on The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, visit

About The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized history destination that explores the American experience of innovation, resourcefulness and ingenuity that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled Archive of American Innovation, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. More than 1.7 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates over 500 students a year on the institution’s campus. In 2014, The Henry Ford premiered its first-ever national television series, The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, showcasing present-day change-makers and The Henry Ford’s artifacts and unique visitor experiences. Hosted by news correspondent and humorist, Mo Rocca, this Emmy®-winning weekly half-hour show airs Saturday mornings on CBS. For more information please visit our website

About Litton Entertainment
Litton Entertainment is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry creating and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Litton’s Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, and was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton’s Weekend Adventure features original E/I series including Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Emmy® winning Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Emmy® winning Rock the Park, Emmy® winning Born to Explore with Richard Wiese, Emmy® nominated Sea Rescue and Emmy® nominated The Wildlife Docs. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It’s Epic!, including Emmy® winning Lucky Dog, Emmy® winning The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca, The Inspectors, Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes, and Emmy® nominated Game Changers with Kevin Frazier. Litton also provides The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a five hour destination featuring E/I programming in its second season and beginning October 1st, 2016 Litton will provide NBC stations six original E/I series under the iconic brand, The More You Know. Litton’s syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! launching in Fall 2016 and Consumer Reports TV and The Consumer Alert News Network.  For more information about Litton Entertainment, visit