Sister stations CBS3 and CW Philly put a death grip on the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, together taking nearly a quarter of the 74 prizes Saturday at Loews Hotel Philadelphia. Comcast SportsNet and the Comcast Network received seven Emmys, and NBC Philadelphia won five.
Among the 18 statuettes that CBS3/CW Philly won were Emmys for the best evening and morning newscasts in a large market, best investigative report, crime and science stories, and sports feature. Consumer reporter Jim Donovan won two Emmys. CBS3 won an overall award for station excellence; Pittsburgh's WPXI won for news excellence.