By: Micheal Schneider
Newly merged local public outfit KCET/PBS SoCal led this year’s Los Angeles Area Emmys, winning a combined seven awards on Saturday night — six of which went to KCET, the individual station leader.
Other big winners included Univision’s KMEX, Tribune’s KTLA, and Telemundo O&O KVEA, which earned five Emmys each. KVEA won the Emmy for best daily evening newscast, for its 11 p.m. telecast, while KTLA won for daytime news, for its 1 p.m. broadcast, and the morning newscast Emmy, for its “KTLA Morning News.”
The 71st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards were handed out tonight at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, in a ceremony produced by Bob Bain. Presenters included Kether Donohue (“You’re the Worst”), Brett Gelman (“Stranger Things”), drag icon Rhea Litre, Melissa Fumero (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), and broadcast journalist Michaela Pereira.
Here’s the complete list of local Emmy winners:
“Se Vale Soñar” (KMEX)
Art/Cultural/Historical News Story
“Hollywood: El Letrero Que Cambio La Historia (Noticias Univision A Las Seis)” (KMEX)
Sports News Story
“Eco Bicicletas (Noticias Univision A Las Seis)” (KMEX)
Live Coverage of an Unscheduled News Event
“California En Llamas (Woolsey Fire)” (KMEX)
“Destino 2018-Midterm Elections” (KMEX)