HBO Wins Pair Of Emmy News & Documentary Awards

BBC World News Also Takes Two as PBS, CBS Are Biggest Winners
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HBO and BBC World News led cable-network winners at last night’s 35th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards.

The premium channel won two awards at the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-produced ceremony held in New York last night, including Outstanding Informational Programming-long form for its documentary The Crash Reel (pictured). BBC World News won Emmys for two BBC World News America programs, on Africa and Syria.

Other cable networks garnering single News & Documentary Emmy awards were Al Jazeera America; CNN and CNN en Espanol; Discovery Channel and Discovery Channel en Espanol; H2; ID: Investigation Discovery; National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Wild.

Among all networks, cable and broadcast, PBS had the biggest single haul of awards with 11, followed by CBS with 10 and ABC with three.

A complete list of the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Award recipients can be found at the National Academy's web site. (This story was updated to include the BBC World News awards.)

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