CBS led all broadcasters Thursday with 43 nominations for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be presented Oct. 1 at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall.
The Eye’s “60 Minutes” topped all programs with 34 nominations, by itself more than any other network except PBS, which was second with 37 noms from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The pubcaster was followed by NBC with 20, ABC with 17 and HBO with 15.
PBS’ “POV” series received 15 nominations and “Frontline” eight. “NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams” also scored eight.
HBO’s documentary arm earned 14 nominations, three for “The Battle for Marjah.”