Nominations for the 44th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
For Outstanding Live News Program, nominations include: ABC World News Tonight with David Muir – ABC, Anderson Cooper 360 – CNN, CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell – CBS, CBS Mornings – CBS, and Nightly News with Lester Holt – NBC. In the Best Documentary category, nominations the nominees are CNN Films – Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain – CNN; Escape From Kabul – HBO Max; FRONTLINE, The Associated Press – Putin’s Attack on Ukraine: Documenting War Crimes; Good Night Oppy – Amazon Prime and The Janes – HBO Max.
- CNN led with 47 nominations (including two Spanish language nominations from CNN en Español) and Anderson Cooper 360 received 7 nominations
- Vice News came in second with 30 nominations with Vice News Tonight received 28 nominations
- ABC has 26 nominations with Nightline receiving 8 nominations
- PBS tied with 26 nominations with Frontline receiving 9 nominations
- CBS has 20 nominations with 60 Minutes receiving 11 nominations
- NBC has 15 nominations with Dateline receiving three
The 44th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards honor programming content from more than 2300 submissions that originally premiered in calendar year 2022, judged by a pool of over 1000 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.
The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented live at the Palladium Times Square in New York City, and will be streamed live on NATAS’ dedicated viewing platform powered by Vimeo, available on the web at watch.theemmys.tv and via The Emmys apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, and Roku. The awards will be presented in two individual ceremonies, with News categories on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT and Documentary categories on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. EDT.
“The News & Documentary Emmy Awards honor the work of dedicated professionals working at the highest level of the broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking professions,” said Adam Sharp, President and CEO, NATAS. “They pay tribute to the journalists who bring us up-to-the-minute reporting on the critical stories of our time, and the documentary storytellers who explore important social, cultural, and political issues in great depth. NATAS is proud to celebrate the work of this year’s nominees.”
The complete list of nominees is also available on the National Television Academy’s website: theemmys.tv.