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CBS News and ’60 Minutes’ Dominate at News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Last night the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out its 32nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. CBS News dominated its competition, pulling home 10 awards–the most for a network news division in a decade. In addition, former CNN host Larry King received a lifetime achievement Emmy (pictured right with Brian Williams and NATAS chairman Malachy Wienges).

National Geographic Channel was next with seven awards, followed by PBS with six awards and Discovery Channel with three awards. CNN, NBC News and the New York Times all tied with two awards each, with BBC America, MSNBC, HDNet HBO, the Los Angeles Times, CNBC, NPR and Smithsonian Channel each landing one Emmy.

Seven of the CBS Emmys were for “60 Minutes,” with two for the “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” and one for “Sunday Morning. Nat Geo won for, among other programs, “Restrepo,” whose director Tim Hetherington died in Libya earlier this year.

CNN’s two Emmys were for “AC360,” while NBC News won one for “NBC Nightly news” and one for “Dateline.” CNBC won for its documentary “Trash Inc,” while MSNBC won for “The Rachel Maddow Show.” “Dan Rather Reports” won for HDNet.

All the winners can be seen here.

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