Emmy nominations announced for News and Documentaries
Nominations for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced Thursday by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards, given out in 42 categories including Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, Outstanding Interview, and Best Documentary, will be given out October 1 in New York City.
CBS leads with 46 nominations, followed by PBS with 45 and HBO with 21.
“Congratulations to our esteemed nominees,” Malachy Wienges, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, said in a release. “We are honoring this year’s outstanding news stories, and we are also pleased to have David Fanning as this year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient. David has guided Frontline to the pinnacle of public affairs television. This year’s event promises to be a wonderful evening honoring the best that news and documentary television can be.”
A full list of nominations can be found on the Emmy Awards’ website.