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07.27.2021

CBS NEWS IS NOMINATED FOR 30 EMMY AWARDS – THE MOST FOR A BROADCAST NEWS DIVISION

60 MINUTES Receives 16 Nominations, the Most for a Single Broadcast Program

 

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL Earns Three

 

CBS THIS MORNING, FACE THE NATION, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 48 HOURS Each Receive Two Nominations

 

CBS News Also Recognized with Three Nominations for a News Special, Editing and Direction

 

CBS Stations WBBM and WCCO Each Garner a Regional Emmy Nomination

 

NEW YORK – CBS News was recognized with 30 News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations, the most for a broadcast news division. The nominations were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

60 MINUTES led all broadcast programs with 16 nominations and tied for the most for any single program overall. The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL earned three nominations. CBS THIS MORNING, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 48 HOURS, and FACE THE NATION each received two. CBS News was also recognized with three nominations for a news special, editing and direction.

In addition, CBS-owned stations WBBM in Chicago and WCCO in Minneapolis/St. Paul received regional Emmy nominations.

The 42nd News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented in two separate virtual ceremonies: the news categories on Tuesday, September 28 at 8:00 PM, ET, and the documentary categories on Wednesday, September 29 at 8:00 PM, ET. To see the full list of nominations, click here.

The CBS News national Emmy nominees are:


60 MINUTES

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story Newsmagazine

  • On the Frontline

  • Counting the Vote

  • Inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Cell

 

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

  • Talking to the Past

 

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

  • Opioid Playbook

  • Excited Delirium

 

Outstanding Edited Interview

  • Putin's Public Enemy

  • The Republican Ticket

 

Outstanding Health or Medical Report

  • Short Supply

 

Outstanding Arts, Culture and Entertainment Coverage

  • Joaquin Phoenix

 

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Coverage

  • Talent on the Spectrum

 

Outstanding Writing: News

  • Exhume the Truth

  • Life & Death

  • Putin's Public Enemy

 

Outstanding Research: News

  • Opioid Playbook

  • Hell Flight

 

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast

  • Military Sexual Assault: Norah O’Donnell Investigates (also aired on CBS THIS MORNING)

 

Outstanding Interactive Media: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture

  • On the Road: Kindness 101

 

Outstanding Writing: News

  • On the Road: Steve Hartman

 

FACE THE NATION

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis

  • Facing the Pandemic

  • U.S. & Iran on the Brink

 

CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Coverage

  • Not so Plain

 

Best Story in a Newscast

  • Americans without Water

 

48 HOURS

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

  • Find Yura: Manhunt on the Dark Web

 

Outstanding Technical Achievement

  • 48 HOURS

 

CBS THIS MORNING

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast

  • Toxic Legacy

  • Escaping Justice: U.S. Sex Crime Suspects Using Legal Loophole to Move to Israel

 

CBS NEWS

Outstanding News Special

  • Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

 

Outstanding Editing: News

  • Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

 

Outstanding Direction: News

  • CBS News: Renee Cullen

 

The regional Emmy nominations for WBBM and WCCO are as follows:

 

WBBM-TV CHICAGO

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report

  • Unwarranted

 

WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL

Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot or Breaking News

  • Peaceful Protests, Unrest & Arrests

 

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Press Contact:

Kevin Tedesco kev@cbsnews.com

 

Press:

Kevin Tedesco
212-975-2329
kev@cbsnews.com