ABC and PBS dominated the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, with the Alphabet web taking 11 trophies during Wednesday night’s program in New York, and the pubcaster close behind with 10.
The awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, recognize work in calendar 1992.
Both awards for general coverage of a single breaking news story went to ABC: “72 Hours to Victory: Behind the Scenes With Bill Clinton”; and “Peter Jennings Reporting: Who is Ross Perot?”
The general awards in the segment category went to ABC and ITN (via CNN). The former won for the “Moment of Crisis” segment of “Primetime Live”; CNN for “The Bishu Massacre.”
CBS scored seven awards, followed by TBS with six, NBC with four and ITN (via CNN) and CNN with two awards each.