KCET-TV's flagship news magazine has been nominated for seven local Emmy® Awards, including one for overall Best Information/Public Affairs Series.
The announcement last week followed on the heels of some big wins for "SoCal Connected" at the L.A. Press Club Awards. The hard-hitting news show took home 16 of those awards total, with seven for first place.
The Emmy® Awards are given by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. They will be formally presented at the 64th Los Angeles Area Emmys ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre.
The nominations include:
BEST INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES
BEST INFORMATION SEGMENT (HARD NEWS/INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING)
"Show Me the Money: HACLA Investigation"
"Herbie Hancock: All That's Jazz"
BEST CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES
"The Border Between Them"
BEST LA LOCAL COLOR
"Master Chef: Thomas Keller Uncorked"
KCET was nominated for three other awards, bringing the station total to 10. Check out the full list here.