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CBS, PBS Tops in News-Doc Emmy Noms

HBO third with 21 noms

CBS earned 46 nominations and PBS 45 for the 34th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be presented Oct. 1 at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York.

HBO was third with 21 nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, followed by ABC with 14 and NBC 13.

CBS’ “60 Minutes” earned 24 nominations on its own, spread across 15 different segments. “CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley” had eight noms and “CBS This Morning” five.

PBS’ “Frontline” earned 18 nominations on top of the lifetime achievement award that will be presented to exec producer David Fanning. “POV” added eight and “Nature” six.

HBO’s nominations for the News and Doc Emmys all went to its documentary films, led by “Saving Face” with five, the same number “Nightline” on ABC and “Dateline” on NBC.

A full list of nominations can be found here.

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