PBS led the pack at the 33rd News and Documentary Emmy Awards, which were handed out last night in New York City. The public broadcaster won nine awards, followed by ABC and CBS, tied with seven awards each. Among the individual programs, CBS’ 60 Minutes, ABC’s Nightline and PBS’ P.O.V. topped the list with five Emmys each. One of Nightline‘s wins was for Christiane Amanpour‘s interview with Muammar Gadhafi, while NBC’s Rock Center With Brian Williams won for Bob Costas‘ interview with Jerry Sandusky. Recognized investigative work included ABC News’ coverage of Solyndra and CBS News’ work on the Fast and Furious scandal. Here is the full list of winners.
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