PBS won a leading 17 races while CBS was second with nine when winners for the 36th annual edition of the News and Documentary Emmys were announced Monday. (See the full list of winners HERE.) The pubcaster had led with 57 nominations while the Tiffany net was second with 44 bids.
A dozen PBS programs had been singled out for nominations. Among those that won multiple awards were “Frontline” (6) and “POV” (2)
CBS’s Sunday night staple “60 Minutes” claimed six Emmys while “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” picked up a pair.
NBC landed four, including a pair for “NBC Nightly News” (in the post-Brian Williams era).
These awards — spread across 45 categories including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary — were presented during a ceremony at Gotham’s Lincoln Center in the newly renamed David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall, home of the New York Philharmonic).