The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences have announced the nominations for the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmys.
CBS leads all comers with 34 nominees, edging out PBS, with 32 nominees. NBC with 19 nods is next, followed by National Geographic with 15, and then ABC and HBO with 12 each.
Next is CNN, with 8 nominations, Discovery with 7 and CNBC with 6.
Then comes BBC America, HDNet and MSNBC, all with 4 nominations each.
In one of the major categories, Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, the nominees are "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline," "Good Morning America," "AC 360," and "NBC Nighly News with Brian Williams."
In another major category, Outstanding Continual Coverage of a News Story In a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, the nominees are "BBC World News America," "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric," and "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams."
In one of the top documentary categories, Outstanding Informational Programming, the nominees are PBS’ "Frontline: The Confessions," HBO’s "Monica & David," "HBO’s "Reporter," PBS’ "POV: Food Inc.," PBS’ "POV: Off and Running," and PBS’ "POV: Wo Ai Ni (I Love Your) Mommy."
In a major category for local TV stations, Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Reporting, the nominees are KHOU-TV News (Houston), 7News-KMGH-TV (Denver), KUSA-TV News (Denver), WTHR-Eyewitness News (Indianapolis) , and WVUE-TV News (New Orleans).
This year’s News and Documentary Awards ceremony with be held on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, located in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Square in New York City. (The Hall is also the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.) The awards honor work done in calendar year 2010.
Awards in 42 categories will be given out, including this year’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to Larry King.