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HBO Wins Pair Of Emmy News & Documentary Awards

HBO and BBC World News led cable-network winners at last night’s 35th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards.

The premium channel won two awards at the the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-produced ceremony held in New York last night, including Outstanding Informational Programming-long form for its documentary The Crash Reel (pictured). BBC World News won Emmys for two BBC World News Americaprograms, on Africa and Syria.

Other cable networks garnering single News & Documentary Emmy awards were Al Jazeera America; CNN and CNN en Espanol; Discovery Channel and Discovery Channel en Espanol; H2; ID: Investigation Discovery; National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Wild.

Among all networks, cable and broadcast, PBS had the biggest single haul of awards with 11, followed by CBS with 10 and ABC with three.

A complete list of the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Award recipients can be found at the National Academy's web site. (This story was updated to include the BBC World News awards.)

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.