Frontline Scoops Up Most News & Documentary Emmys

By Chris Ariens 

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About 1,000 TV newsers packed the Rose Hall at Time Warner Center for the 37th annual News & Documentary Emmy awards.

PBS’s Frontline was the most awarded news program taking home seven Emmys. CBS’s 60 Minutes won five, ABC’s Nightline and HBO Documentary films each won three.

CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 and BBC World News each won for their coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis: CNN for breaking news and BBC for continuing coverage.

With Frontline’s big night, PBS took home the most awards with 14, followed by CBS News with seven, ABC News and CNN with four, HBO won three, NBC and Univision won two, while BBC World News, CCTV, Discovery, Nat Geo Wild, Smithsonian Channel, Telemundo and The Center for Investigative Reporting each won one.

Presenters included ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and Elizabeth Vargas, CNN’s Dana Bash and Jake Tapper, NBC’s Lester Holt, CBS’s Jane Paule, and Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas.

The full list of winners is here.