You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

WPIX leads Emmy field

NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW and WABC had 12 noms apiece.

In the major outstanding single newscast category, WPIX and WNYW both had noms for coverage of the O.J. Simpson civil trial verdict and the TWA Flight 800 plane crash, while WWOR was nominated for a newscast featuring coverage of a train wreck near its Secaucus, N.J., headquarters. In the instant breaking news category, WPIX was nominated twice, with WNBC, WWOR and WNYT Albany getting one each.

The awards, covering stations in New York state and northern New Jersey, will be presented April 27.

More TV

  • Dove Cameron Sofia Carson

    Disney Announces 'Descendants 3' for 2019

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

  • Jeanine Mason

    'Roswell' Reboot Pilot Casts 'Grey's Anatomy's' Jeanine Mason in Lead Role

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

  • Purveyors of Pop eOne deal

    Reality Show Producers Sued for Trashing Hawaiian Beach House

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

  • Harry Connick Jr

    Harry Connick Jr. Talk Show to End After 2 Seasons (EXCLUSIVE)

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

  • George Stephanopoulos

    ABC's George Stephanopoulos Lands Exclusive Interview With Ex-FBI Chief Comey

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

  • SHAILENE WOODLEY LAURA DERN AND ZOE

    'Big Little Lies' Season 2: Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz Set to Return

    NEW YORK — Tribune Broadcasting’s WPIX took a record 40 nominations Thursday for the New York area Emmy Awards, honoring news, sports and other programming. UPN flagship WWOR won 34 noms, Madison Square Garden Network took 30 (a cable record), followed by WNBC with 25 and WCBS and pubcaster WNET, at 19 each. Fox-owned WNYW […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content