PBS won a leading 14 races while CBS was second with seven when winners for the 37th annual edition of the News and Documentary Emmys were announced Wednesday. (See the full list of winners HERE.) The pubcaster had led with 54 nominations while the Tiffany net was second with 37 bids. By comparison, last year PBS took home 17 Emmys from 57 nominations while CBS claimed nine from 44 bids.
A dozen PBS programs had been singled out for nominations. Those that won multiple awards were “Frontline” (7) and “POV” (2)
CBS’s Sunday night staple “60 Minutes” claimed five Emmys while “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” and “CBS Sunday Morning” earned one each.
ABC and CNN won four apiece while NBC was limited to two.
These awards — spread across 46 categories including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary — were presented during a ceremony at Gotham’s Lincoln Center in Frederick P Rose Hall.