University of Alabama TV series wins Emmy

A nature television series produced by the University of Alabama's Alabama Museum of Natural History and its Center for Public Television and radio has earned an Emmy in the 2010 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast competition.

The show is "Discovering America."

The show is carried on Alabama Public Television.

Honored for their episode "Alabama in Space" were executive producer and host Doug Phillips, producer Wendy Reed, writer and director Roger Reid.

The program highlights the role Alabama plays in space exploration.