PBS, CBS Top Nominees for 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards

CNN draws 14 nominations to lead cable news networks, while Fox News was shut out

Last Updated: July 22, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

The nominees for the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday, with PBS and CBS earning the most nominations.

PBS landed 57 nominations, including five a piece for “NewsHour” and “Frontline.” CBS was recognized with 44 nominations, 29 of them coming from “60 Minutes” with 29 for “CBS Evening News” with Scott Pelley.

ABC got 17 nominations, with 8 going to “Nightline,” two to 20/20 and one a piece for “World News Tonight” with David Muir and “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos.

NBC News was recognized with 14 nomination, with five going to “Nightly News” and one to “Meet the Press.”

CNN led cable news networks, with Anderson Cooper earning four nominations; CNN Films were awarded with two for “Ivory Tower” and “Dinosaur 13” and Wolf Blitzer also drew a nomination.

Chris Hayes was honored with two nominations for MSNBC for his reporting on women’s healthcare and poverty in America. Upstart cable network Fusion also earned two nominations for reporting on the sex slave trade.

Al Jazeera America garnered two nominations for “Fault Lines.”

Fox News was shut out.

The News & Documentary Emmy awards will be presented on Monday, September 28th in New York City.


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