With 57 nominations, MSG Network leads the pack at the New York Emmy Awards. WNBC/Channel 4 tops the over-the-air outlets with 50 nods.
A look at some of the nominations for the April 1st gala:
For Best Morning Newscast, the nominees include WNYW/Channel 5′s Good Day New York, WNBC’s Today in New York, WABC/Channel 7, and WPIX/Channel 11, which had 36 nominations overall.
For newscast of 35 minutes or less, Spanish stations WXTV/41 notched four nominations, while Channel 47/WNJU had one. The other nomination goes to WNBC, for the death of Osama bin Laden.
In the longer newscast category, WPIX and WCBS had two nods each. WABC and WNYW also are recognized.
For breaking news, WCBS is nominated for the Yonkers scaffold rescue. WCBS was chosen for coverage of the Brooklyn boy’s murder. WNBC is showcased for Hurricane Irene, while WNYW gets the nod for reporting on a tornado touching down in New York.
In the category of On-Camera, news anchor, New York City is represented by three of the four selections: Chris Wragge and
As for the weather anchor nominees, only WCBS’ Lonnie Quinn broadcasts in the five boroughs.
Sports Play-by-Play nominees this year are: Gary Cohen/SNY, Howie Rose/MSG Plus, Ian Eagle/YES Network, Mike “Doc” Emrick/MSG Plus, and the man who succeeded Emrick on Devils broadcasts, Steve Cangialosi.
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