KVEA, KMEX score most nominations for L.A. Area Emmy Awards

Spanish-language TV stations KVEA, KMEX scored the most nominations for the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards

Spanish-language TV stations KVEA and KMEX scored the most nominations for the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which honors local stations, the Television Academy announced Thursday.

KVEA, which is owned by Telemundo, received 24 nominations, while KMEX, which is owned by Univision, nabbed 18. Sister stations KCBS Channel 2 and KCAL Channel 9 received a total of 15 nominations, followed by KCET and NBC4 with 12, KTLA Channel 5 and Time Warner Cable SportsNet L.A with 10, KABC Channel 7 with 7, and Prime Ticket with 5.

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For the Record

July 24, 10:47 a.m.: This article says KVEA has 24 nominations, KMEX has 18, and sister stations KCBS and KCAL have a total of 15 nominations. KVEA has 18; KMEX has 24; KCBS and KCAL's total is 16.

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The winners are to be announced on July 25 at the Skirball Cultural Center's Guerin Pavilion.

KCBS anchor Pat Harvey has been selected as this year’s Los Angeles Area Governors Award recipient. The award is the highest honor given by the Los Angeles Area Governors Award Committee and the Board of Governors of the Television Academy. It acknowledges outstanding achievement in the arts, sciences or management of television over a period of years, or bestows recognition of an outstanding singular achievement or contribution.

Past recipients include Hal Fishman, Johnny Grant, KCET, Vin Scully, Jerry Dunphy and Gene Autry.

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