This year, 12 PBS programs had been singled out for nominations and five won Emmys. Two series earned bragging rights with multiple awards: “Frontline” (2) and “Independent Lens” (2). Winning one apiece were: “The Farthest: Voyager in Space,” “Pov” and “The Vietnam War.”
CBS’s Sunday night staple “60 Minutes” had reaped a staggering 22 nominations and won three Emmys plus another for a partnership with the Washington Post.
HBO won six Emmys, including four for “Vice News Tonight.”
A&E, CNN, CNN International and Univision took three each and NBC, Netflix and the New York Times claimed a pair apiece.