SoCal Connected Nominated for 7 Local L.A. Emmy Awards | KCET
SoCal Connected Nominated for 7 Local L.A. Emmy Awards
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"
BEST FEATURE SEGMENT
"Signs of the Times"
"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.
After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond conversed with director Fernando Ferreira Meirelles (City of Gold), and writer Anthony McCarten.
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An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.
A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson.
As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.
For decades Los Angeles has lived in the shadows of New York and Chicago when it comes to the jazz, but that's now changing. LA's jazz scene is on the upswing. Meet the people, places and sounds that are putting LA jazz back on the map.
Chopped down trees, unspent money, building homes thirty feet from the freeway: Is the city of Los Angeles falling down on the job when it comes to certain environmental policies? Socal Connected investigates.
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