Nat Geo Big Winner At News Documentary Emmys

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National Geographic Channel was cable's big winner last night during the 32nd annual news and documentary Emmy Awards ceremony held in New York.

Nat Geo took home seven awards, including two for its special Restrepo: Afghan Outpost, whichwon the award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story, Long Form, and an editing award for Outstanding Individual Achievement In A Craft, according to The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Discovery Channel took home three awards, while CNN was honored with two Emmys.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to legendary broadcaster Larry King, and presented by Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor, NBC Nightly News, according to the Academy.

Cable's News and Documentary Emmy Award Winners:

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A BREAKING NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY
SCHEDULED NEWSCAST
CNN: Anderson Cooper 360--Haiti in Ruins

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST
BBC America: BBC World News America-Inside the North Korean Bubble

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC REPORTING IN A NEWS MAGAZINE
HDNet: Dan Rather Reports -- The Mysterious Case of Kevin Xu

OUTSTANDING NEWS DISCUSSION & ANALYSIS
MSNBC: The Rachel Maddow Show -- Good Morning, Landlocked Central Asia

OUTSTANDING LIVE COVERAGE OF A CURRENT NEWS STORY - LONG FORM
CNN:  Anderson Cooper 360 -- Crisis in Haiti

OUTSTANDING HISTORICAL PROGRAMMING - LONG FORM
National Geographic Channel: Witness: Katrina

OUTSTANDING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMING

HBO: HBO Documentary Films - Google Baby

OUTSTANDING NATURE PROGRAMMING
Discovery Channel: First Life With David Attenborough

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: WRITING
Discovery Channel: First Life With David Attenborough

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: RESEARCH
National Geographic Channel: Explorer -- Can the Gulf Survive?

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: CINEMATOGRAPHY -
NATURE
National Geographic Channel: Great Migrations

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: CINEMATOGRAPHY -
NEWS COVERAGE / DOCUMENTARIES
National Geographic Channel:  Explorer -- Lost Mummies of New Guinea

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: GRAPHIC DESIGN & ART DIRECTION
Discovery Channel: First Life With David Attenborough

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: MUSIC & SOUND
National Geographic Channel: Great Migrations 

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: LIGHTING DIRECTION & SCENIC DESIGN
Smithsonian Channel: Hindenburg -- The Untold Story

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT: EPISODIC
CNBC: CNBC Original -- Trash Inc.

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