Nominations have been revealed for the 44th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Leading the pack is CNN, with 45 nominations. Its news program, Anderson Cooper 360, received 7 nominations.
Vice News received 30 nominations, with Vice News Tonight scoring 28. ABC and PBS tied with 26 nominations, with their respective programs, Nightline and Frontline, receiving 8 and 9 nominations. CBS has 20 nominations, with their hit news program 60 Minutes receiving 11 nominations, while NBC received 15, with Dateline receiving three.
NATAS President and CEO Adam Sharp expressed his excitement over the nominations, stating that “The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honor the work of dedicated professionals working at the highest level of the broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking profession. They pay tribute to the journalists who bring us up-to-the-minute reporting on the critical stories of our time, and the documentary storytellers who explore important social, cultural, and political issues in great depth. NATAS is proud to celebrate the work of this year’s nominees.”
62 categories were nominated, and the ceremony will take place over the course of two days at the Palladium Times Square in New York:
- News Categories – Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT
- Documentary Categories – Thursday, September 28th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT
For a full list of nominees, head over here to see all categories.
For the Outstanding Live News Program category, nominations include ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Anderson Cooper 360, CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell, CBS Mornings, and Nightly News with Lester Holt. For the Best Documentary category, nominations include Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, Escape From Kabul, Putin’s Attack on Ukraine: Documenting War Crimes, Good Night Oppy, and The Janes.
Source: NATAS (Press release)