With more and more people watching television online, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences figures it's time to move the Emmy Award voting process there too.
Starting in 2014, online voting will be used for the first round of Emmy voting, which decides nominees across all categories. The following year, all rounds will be eligible for online voting.
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The Academy said a recent survey revealed that 70% of its members would prefer to vote online rather than through paper ballots. The new process will also make tabulating votes easier. There are more than 16,000 Academy members who take part in the voting.
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