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Disney Gets 2 of 3 Nods For New Emmy

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nominated three shows, two network, one syndicated, for an Emmy in the newly created category of "best morning show."

Inagural nominees are ABC's Good Morning America, NBC's Today and syndicated Live with Regis & Kelly, which is distributed by Disney's Buena Vista, which also owns ABC.

The awards will be handed out June 15 in Hollywood and will be carried on CBS.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.