PBS led the winners at the 33rd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, which were handed out by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a gala in New York City last night (October 1).
The pubcaster picked up nine awards, including outstanding documentary and outstanding business and economic reporting in long-form for director Lixin Fan’s ‘POV’ doc Last Train Home. The documentary strand, which marked its 25th year on air this year, also won a long-form journalism award for Enemies of the People and one for continuing coverage of a news story in long-form for Where Soldiers Come From.
ABC and CBS News each won seven Emmys, while NBC News scored three and CNN and CNN/I, Discovery Channel and HBO each won two. National Geographic Channel, Science Channel, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, TIME.com, The New York Times, and the Council on Foreign Relations/MediaStorm each took home one award.
Other doc winners included Showtime for director Amir Bar-Lev’s The Tillman Story in the informational programming in long-form category; HBO Documentary Films for Eugene Jarecki’s Reagan for outstanding historical programming in long-form; PBS doc strand ‘Independent Lens’ for C. Scott Willis’ The Woodmans for outstanding arts and culture programming; Smithsonian Channel for Decoding Immortality for outstanding science and technology programming; and PBS ‘Nature’ for My Life as a Turkey in the nature programming category.
In the interactive news and doc categories, TIME.com took home the new approaches to news and documentary award for its website Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience, and The New York Times Magazine won the award for new approaches to arts, lifestyle and culture news and documentary for Touch of Evil, a video gallery of cinematic villainy directed by Alex Prager.
Check out the full list of winners here.