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Emmy to NBC5 for auto show special

November 9, 2010

NBC5 Chicago won a  fourth award in four years for its special coverage of the 2002 Chicago Auto Show, during November's 44th Annual Chicago Emmy Awards.

The telecast, "NBC5 Presents: The 2002 Chicago Auto Show," won in the category, Special Event Program (not created for television).

The 60-minute live broadcast aired the second day of the auto show's 10-day public run. WGN-TV also produced an hour-long special.

The latest Emmys honored work televised from June 1, 2001 to May 31, 2002. NBC5 won eight Emmys in all.

The local awards are presented by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.