CBS scored 43 nominations to lead all networks as nominations for the 33rd News and Documentary Emmy Awards were unveiled today. PBS scored 37 Emmy noms, followed by NBC’s 20, ABC’s 17 and HBO’s 15 among double-digit totals. Winners in 42 categories will be announced during an awards show October 1 in New York. The National Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences also said Univision Anchors Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas will receive lifetime achievement awards. See the full list of nominees here.
CBS topped the news and documentary Emmys, handed out in a ceremony tonight at the Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York. The network took home 10 awards, 7 of which were for 60 Minutes. National Geographic Channel followed with 7 total, and PBS won 6, with 2 of its Emmys going to the documentary Food Inc.
A list of winners follows:
OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A BREAKING NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY
Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), Haiti in Ruins
OUTSTANDING CONTINUING COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST:
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric (CBS), Afghan Bomb Squad
OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST
BBC World News America (BBC America), Inside the North Korean Bubble
The honors will be presented on Sept. 26 with Larry King receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. Here’s how the national award nominations stack up:
The Nominations: 32nd News & Documentary Emmy Awards
60 Minutes (23); The Sunday Morning (7); CBS Evening News with Katie Couric (4)
POV (12); FRONTLINE
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