'60' leads way for CBS in biz Emmy noms


NEW YORK -- CBS News cleaned up among nominees for the fourth annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting, with three times the nominations as the next nearest competitor.

CBS News had 15 nominations, including nine for "60 Minutes," five for "Sunday Morning" and one for the "CBS Evening News Weekend Edition." NBC had five, three for the "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" and two for "Dateline NBC." CNBC followed with four nominations, three for "On the Money" and one for "Closing Bell." CNN had three nominations, two for "Anderson Cooper 360" and one for "CNN Presents." PBS also had three, two for "Now" and one for "Frontline." One each went to "ABC World News," Biography and an ABC News Prods./Discovery Times Channel show titled "Wall Street" that ran on the Discovery Times Channel.

The nine noms for "60 Minutes" were the most for any show. This year's Business/Financial Emmys ceremony will be held Dec. 7 at the Rainbow Room in New York. Wall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger will receive a lifetime achievement award.