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Public Broadcasting Tops News and Docu Emmy Nominees

Jul 15, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Public broadcasting programming led the list of nominees for the 29th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Public broadcasting shows received 38 nominations, followed by ABC and CBS with 17 nominations each.
NBC received 14 nominations. National Geographic was the most-nominated cable channel with 12, followed by HBO/Cinemax with 10.
Regional nominees include KCNC-TV in Denver, WBBM-TV in Chicago, WBZ-TV in Boston, WGCL-TV in Atlanta, WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., and WTHR-TV in Indianapolis.
Awards will be presented in 33 categories, including breaking news, investigative reporting, interview and documentary, on Sept. 22 at a ceremony held at Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center in New York City.
A full list of nominees is available on the NATAS Web site.
(Edited at 4:40 p.m. ET.)

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