PBS Gets Most Nominations for News and Doc Emmys, Followed by CBS, ABC and HBO/Cinemax

Jul 14, 2009  •  Post A Comment

PBS scored nearly twice as many nominations–41–as the second-place network for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmys announced Tuesday by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

CBS was second with 23 nominations, followed by ABC and HBO/Cinemax, which had 13 nominations each.

Next came National Geographic Channel with 12 nominations, NBC with 10 nods and CNN with eight nominations.

Discovery garnered four nods, the Travel Channel had three and MSNBC received two nominations. One each went to Current TV, Discovery Health, History, and Smithsonian Channel.

Web sites receiving nominations included two each for Tate.org and Washingtonpost.com. One each went to freep.com/Detroit Free Press, Globeandmail.com, livehopelove.com/Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, mediastorm.org and Reuters/Mediastorm. 

Previously announced were Lifetime Achievement honoree Barbara Walters and President’s Award honoree CNN Productions. 

The Emmys will be presented on Monday, Sept. 21, during a ceremony at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center in New York City.  

For a complete list of nominations go to http://emmyonline.org/mediacenter/news_30th_nominations.html

–Chuck Ross

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