Emmy Awards Show Great Work Still Being Done

 

Always good to honor the great work still being done in our industry. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented its 32nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards Monday night.  TVNEWSER reports: 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.

See the Entire Winners List Here.

Brian Williams to Co-Anchor Today on Friday

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AllThree_2.19.jpgNBC’s Brian Williams will co-anchor NBC’s Today show in the morning alongside Matt Lauer, “so Meredith can take a morning off,” he announced on tonight’s Nightly News.

One of the last times Williams was on the show live and in studio was when he appeared with former Today co-anchor Katie Couric and ABC’s Charlie Gibson to promote last summer’s Stand up to Cancer event.

> Update: Meredith Vieira won’t be on the Today show tomorrow, but a tipster tells us she’ll be on The Tonight Show instead.

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