CNBC Tops Cable’s Financial Emmy Noms


CNBC gained the most nominations among cable networks in competition for financial and business reporting Emmy Awards announced Tuesday.

In all, 33 news and business segments received nominations. The most successful network was CBS, with nine nominations for segments within 60 Minutes telecasts. Another network show, CBS News Sunday Morning, pulled down five nominations.

CNBC earned four of cable networks' nine overall nominations -- three for On the Money segments and one for CNBC Closing Bell.

CNN was a close second, with three nominations. Anderson Cooper 360 was nominated for segments on black-market fertility treatments and Chinese organ transplants. A CNN Presents segment, How to Rob a Bank,was also nominated.

Rounding up cable's nominations was a nod to The Biography Channel for a profile on ice-cream makers Ben & Jerry and Discovery Times Channel, which, in partnership with ABC News Productions, was nominated for a piece on Wall Street.

Winners in seven categories will be announced in New York Dec. 12.