PBS, CBS triumph at news,documentary Emmys

NEW YORK: PBS and CBS were the big winners at the News and Documentary Emmy Awards held earlier this week.

PBS took home 14 Emmys, including four for its documentary series P.O.V.. CBS News was awarded eight News and Documentary Emmy Awards, more than any other commercial broadcast network, by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences which conducts the Emmys. CBS Evening News With Dan Rather won three awards, while 60 Minutes II, The Early Show, CBS News Sunday Morning, CBS Evening News Weekend Edition and CBS News Productions each received one.

Rather was recognised for outstanding investigative journalism in a regularly scheduled newscast. In Energy Crisis, CBS Eevening News correspondent Vince Gonzales took an investigative look into the California energy crisis and its collapse. Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Broadcast went to the show McVeigh Papers. One week before the execution of Timothy McVeigh, correspondent Jim Stewart was the first to report that the FBI failed to turn over all relevant materials to the defense team.

The 23rd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in New York City. A stellar line-up of prominent newsmakers and industry executives including Barbara Walters, Bernard Shaw and PBS President Pat Mitchell presented the awards. CNN's Garrick Utley acted as Master of Ceremonies during the event. The awards recognised outstanding achievement by individuals and programs broadcast throughout the 2001 calendar year. Barbara Walters presented the first-ever lifetime achievement award to ABC Chairman Roone Arledge.

The numerical breakdown, by broadcast and cable entities is:

PBS 14








Latest Reads
BTVI and AutoX magazine join hands to launch ‘The AutoX Show’

Business Television India (BTVI), India’s Premier English Business News Channel, has teamed up with AutoX Magazine, India’s fastest growing automotive publication and portal, to launch the ‘The AutoX Show’

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Guest Column: Content is king, but is distribution still God?

A linear channel goes through multiple layers of distribution intermediaries on ground. 

Television TV Channels Viewership
BTVI Money Mantra hits its ground in Mumbai and got a great response

Money Mantra an initiative by Business Television India (BTVI) was welcomed by the audiences.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
ZEE takes one more giant pioneering step - builds a technology platform to satisfy 5 senses of the viewers to offer immersive customer experience!

Mumbai: ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (“ZEE”), a global media and entertainment powerhouse, has taken a yet another pioneering giant leap by securing a United States (US) Patent on a technology platform developed in the Silicon Valley at its very own - ZEE Media Lab. This unique platform stems...

Television TV Channels People
Don't believe in just passive communication: BTVI's Anuj Katiyar

It’s been two years since BTVI has come into the English business news picture. A tough nut to crack, the channel has been at it by first challenging the incumbents and later by revamping itself to suit the new generation of business news viewers.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Star Sports unveils #BattleofSixes campaign for the upcoming PAYTM India- West Indies ODI and T20 series

This festive season is set to take cricket fans by storm as the battle of sixes begins with India taking on West Indies in the PAYTM ODI and T20 series, starting Oct 21st and November 4th, 2018 respectively.

Television TV Channels Sports
LaLiga Football Schools launch in Kerala

LaLiga, Spain’s top football league, recently launched the LaLiga Football Schools in India. It is a comprehensive grassroots football development programme in association with India On Track

Television TV Channels Sports
Triple gold medalist and former autralian olympic swimmer, stephanie rice debuts as an expert presenter on vivo pro kabaddi season vi in india

This season Star Sports, the official broadcaster for VIVO Pro Kabaddi League 2018 lifts the spirit of the game a notch higher with the announcement of three - time Olympic Gold medallist, Stephanie Rice, as an addition to the illustrious expert panel.

Television TV Channels Sports
IndiaCast rejigs revenue top brass in bid to grow across markets, platforms

In a move aimed at synergizing processes and business opportunities to scale up revenues, IndiaCast, the domestic, international and digital distribution arm of Viacom18 and TV18, today, announced an organizational rejig of its revenue management structure.

Television TV Channels People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories