CBS & PBS lead News and Documentary Emmys nominations

CBS nabbed a leading 43 nominations when finalists for the 33rd annual edition of the News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. (See full list of nominees here.)

CBS Sunday night staple “60 Minutes” accounted for 34 of those bids while “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” earned five bids, “Sunday Morning” three and “48 Hours” one. 

PBS reaped 37 nominations, including 15 for “POV,” eight for “Frontline” and five each for “Independent Lens” and “Nature.”

NBC landed 20, including eight for “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” five for “Dateline” and three for “Rock Center.”

ABC has 17 nominations, with four of those going to “20/20,” three to “Nightline” and two to “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer.” 

The Documentary Films series accounted for 14/15 noms for HBO.

These awards — spread across 42 categories including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary — will be presented during an Oct. 1 ceremony at New York’s Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center. 

Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, longtime co-anchors of Univision’s evening newscast “Noticiero Univision,” will be feted with lifetime achievement honors. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *