RLTV wins five Emmys


Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only television network serving the needs of adults 50+, was announced as the winner of 5 Emmy Awards for their programming.  RLTV joined more than 400 broadcasters who were gathered Saturday evening for The 51st Emmy Awards held at The Ritz-Carlton in DC.

A highlight of the evening was the surprise guest appearance of Oprah Winfrey, who came to honor her longtime colleague, Richard Sher (Television News Anchor/Reporter, Talk Show Host Emeritus WJZ-TV Baltimore), who was this year’s Ted Yates Award winner.

Awards for excellence were presented in 77 categories and RLTV’s winning entries were as follows:

Investigative Report – Single Story: Viewpoint with Lea Thompson – Medicare Fraud
Matthew A. Borten – Executive Producer

Documentary – Historical: Healthline Presents: Polio Revisited
David Wasser, Executive Producer/Writer; Alissa Collins Latenser, Producer/Writer

Informational/Instructional – Program/Special: Retired & Wired – Home Safety    
Bob Jones, Executive Producer; Ed Baxter, Executive Producer; Jon Clark, Producer

Magazine Program – Feature/Segment: Viewpoint With Lea Thompson – Senior Cheerleaders
Matthew A. Borten, Executive Producer

Program Host/Moderator: Kevin Soden, MD, Whole Body Health