Emmy Awards: News and Documentary Nominations Announced

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The Nominations for the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced Monday by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

CBS led with 34 nominations, 23 of which were for 60 minutes. PBS took second, with 32 nominees. NBC followed with19 nods, and then National Geographic with 15. ABC and HBO each received 12 nominations.

This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to CNN’s Larry King.

The Emmys will be handed out Monday, September 26, at Rose Hall in New York City.

Below are highlights from the nominations. For a complete list, visit the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ website.

Outstanding Coverage Of A Breaking News Story In A Regularly Scheduled Newscast
ABC World News with Diane Sawyer - “Tragedy at the Mine”
ABC World News, Nightline, Good Morning America - “The Printer Bomb Plot”
AC360 - “Haiti in Ruins”
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - “Earthquake in Haiti”
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - “Iraq: The Long Way Out”
 
Outstanding Continuing Coverage Of A News Story In A Regularly Scheduled Newscast
BBC World News America - “Haiti's Earthquake”
BBC World News America - “Victims of the Flood: Pakistan in Need”
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - “Afghan Bomb Squad”
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams-”The War Next Door”
 
Outstanding Feature Story In A Regularly Scheduled Newscast
BBC World News America - “Inside the North Korean Bubble”
BBC World News America - “The Harsh Lives of Kabul's Street Children”
Good Morning America - “Taylor's Heart”
Sunday Morning - “Gift of a Lifetime”
Sunday Morning - “Jan's Story”
Sunday Morning - “Where's Molly?”
 
Outstanding Investigative Journalism In A Regularly Scheduled Newscast
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - “Ethiopian Adoption Scams”
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - “Photocopiers Hidden Dangers”
Nightline - “Brian Ross Investigates: CIA Shoot‑Down ‑ 10 years later”
World News with Diane Sawyer - “Cord Blood Investigation”

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