I have amassed a number of press releases from Fox Sports Florida/Sun Sports on a host of subjects so I figured I’ll group them together. Let’s go.
First, Fox Sports Florida/Sun Sports has been awarded some local Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards for various local productions and features. Take a look:
SUN SPORTS/FOX SPORTS
WINS SEVEN 2009 SUNCOAST REGIONAL EMMY AWARDS FLORIDA
Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida’s Production and Members of the Miami HEAT’s TV Production Team Recognized for Programming/Production Excellence
ORLANDO (Dec. 7, 2009) - The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recognized Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida and the Miami HEAT for programming and production excellence by awarding the networks‘ and team’s broadcasting divisions seven 2009 regional Emmy Awards.
’s Fox-owned and managed sports networks and the HEAT won awards for their commitment to quality programming/production during the 2009 Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, December 5, 2009. Florida
“This is a tremendous honor” said Ned Tate, Sun Sports & FOX Sports Florida executive producer. “We congratulate all the hard-working and talented production staff at both Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida and the Miami HEAT for this outstanding accomplishment.”
The Suncoast Chapter of NATAS offers annual Emmy Awards in the SE region including the entire State of
Florida, most of the State of Louisiana, areas of Alabamaand Georgiaand Puerto Rico.
2009 Suncoast Emmy Award Winners – Sun Sports/FOX Sports
Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited
Philadelphia 76ers vs.
AJ Speaks, Tony Fiorentino,
MiamiHeat / Sun Sports, Miami, FL
Sports – Program Feature/Segment
Dwayne Wade’s Olympic Journey
Benard Worrell, Charlie Luken, Edward Ballard
Sun Sports/ FS Florida,
Lou Gehrig Feature
Paul Kennedy, Michael Wargo, Brett Opdyke
Sun Sports/ FS Florida,
Sports – Regularly Scheduled Daily or Weekly Program
Inside The Rays:
Art Dryce, Tom Sipos
Sun Sports/ FS Florida,
Inside the Rays: On the Air
Jamie Shapiro, Michael Wargo, Whit Watson
Sun Sports / FS Florida,
Inside the Heat: NBA Europe
Matthew Shedenhelm, Ed Filomia, Jason Jackson,
Amber Tollefson, Keith Haeberle, Daniel Roujansky
Sun Sports / FS Florida, Orlando, FL
Editor – Program
Inside the Heat: “NBA Europe”
Sun Sports/ FS Florida, Orlando, FL
Coming up, Fox Sports Florida airs ACC All Access and here’s a preview.
2009 ACC Football Championship
Soccer and Field Hockey North Carolina
ACC Cross Country and Men’s Soccer
Thursday, December 10 at 6 p.m. ET & Friday, December 11 at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports
The 12th-ranked Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defeated the No. 25 Clemson Tigers, 39-34, in the Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game Saturday night in
, earning an . ACC All Access has highlights fr Tampa omthe championship and previews the seven ACC bowl games, including:
Pittsburghvs. – Meineke Car Care Bowl North Carolina
vs. USC – Emerald Bowl Boston College
Kentuckyvs. Clemson – Bowl Music City
Miamivs. – Champs Sports Bowl Wisconsin
§ Virginia Tech vs.
– Chick-fil-A Bowl Tennessee
West Virginiavs. – Gator Bowl Florida State
vs. Georgia Tech – Orange Bowl Iowa
Then ACC All Access takes a look at a pair of
national championships. The w North Carolina omen’s soccer team won their 21st National Championship on Sunday, defeating Stanford 1-0 to win the W omen’s College Cup. And the Tar Heels’ field hockey team won the program’s sixth National Championship by defeating ACC rival , 3-2, thanks to Danielle Forward’s game winning goal with 11.7 seconds left in the game. Maryland
And ACC All Access reviews three fall championships: The 2009 ACC Cross Country Championships, where NC State took h
ome the men’s title and Florida Statewon the w omen’s crown; and the Men’s Soccer Championship, at which the men’s soccer team recorded its eighth consecutive shutout, beating NC State, 1-0. Virginia
For questions, comments or feature ideas concerning ACC All Access, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACC All Access airs Thursdays throughout the college football season on FOX Sports Florida, FOX Sports South and SportSouth.
On Sun Sports this Friday, former Providence College announcer Eric Reid hosts the latest edition of “Inside The Heat.”
SUN SPORTS PRESENTS “INSIDE THE HEAT: JERMAINE O’NEAL”
HOSTED BY ERIC REID
Premieres Friday, December 11, 10:30pm ET following Mavs/HEAT game on Sun Sports
Replays: Sunday, December 13, 5:30pm and Tuesday, December 15, 10:30pm
Video sneak peek here…
Six-time NBA All-Star, Jermaine O’Neal, has brought an immediate big man presence to the Miami HEAT since he was traded in February of 2009. Standing almost 7 foot tall, O’Neal is skilled on both ends of the floor. Playing injured for the past two seasons, Jermaine made a commitment to rejuvenate his body. “Inside the HEAT” gives fans a glimpse into his summer workouts.
Jermaine was a late bloomer, only beginning to play basketball in high school. “Inside the HEAT” takes viewers back to his hometown in Columbia, South Carolina, where Jermaine grew up. Jermaine was an immediate high school stand out and was drafted into the NBA out of high school, becoming the youngest player to enter the NBA. Drafted to the Portland Trail Blazers and then playing for the Pacers and Raptors before coming to the HEAT. In a candid and descriptive interview, Jermaine tells his story to “Inside the HEAT,” giving Sun Sports’ viewers insight into both the player and the man.
Finally, Fox Sports Florida and Sun Sports will air all of the state high school football championship games over the next two weekends.
2009 FHSAA FOOTBALL FINALS ON SUN SPORTS & FOX SPORTS FLORIDA NETWORKS' PRODUCTION TEAM ROLLS INTO CITRUS BOWL FOR FULL-SCALE LIVE TV PRODUCTIONS OF ALL EIGHT GAMES OVER NEXT TWO WEEKENDS
ORLANDO - For the 10th consecutive year, Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida
will take its award-winning production team to the site of the state
football finals this weekend and next and provide viewers statewide with
coverage of all eight games -- 24 hours of live game coverage airing on
Sun Sports and/or FOX Sports Florida from the Citrus Bowl Stadium in
Calling the action are Whit Watson (play-by-play), Brady Ackerman
(analyst) and Jessica Blaylock (sideline reporter). Fans can also follow
Watson on the networks' Twitter page on gamedays - @SunSportsFOXFL.
Underscoring the regional cable networks' focus on local programming and
community-based events, the networks' production team will focus on the
hometown athletes, telling their stories and giving fans statewide a
look at some of the terrific talent coming out of Florida's prep ranks
LIVE TV SCHEDULE
Fri.,12/11, 1 p.m. - 1B: Glades Day vs. Warner Christian - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/11, 7 p.m. - *1A: American Hertiage vs. Trinity Christian - FS Florida (N/Cent FL)
*Live in N/Cent FL only; replay
statewide 12:30am on Sun Sports
Sat., 12/12, 1 p.m. - 2B: Bolles vs. Tampa Catholic - Sun Sports
Sat., 12/12, 7 p.m. - 2A: Cocoa vs. Glades Central - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/18, 1 p.m. - 3A: Teams TBD - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/18, 7 p.m. - 5A: Teams TBD - Sun Sports (S FL); FS Florida
Sat., 12/19 - 1 p.m. - 4A: Teams TBD - FS Florida
Sat., 12/19 - 7 p.m. - *6A: Teams TBD - FS Florida (S FL)
*Live in S FL only (if N. FL school plays, will also air live in that school's
market); replay statewide 10:30pm on Sun Sports
Tue., 12/22, 7 p.m. - 1B Replay - Sun Sports
Thu., 12/24, 1 p.m. - 1A Replay - Sun Sports
Thu., 12/24, 4 p.m. - 2B Replay - Sun Sports
Thu., 12/24, 7 p.m. - 2A Replay - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/25, 1 p.m. - 3A Replay - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/25, 4 p.m. - 5A Replay - Sun Sports
Fri., 12/25, 7 p.m. - 4A Replay - Sun Sports
Sat., 12/26, 3 p.m. - 6A Replay - Sun Sports
Schedule Subject to Change. All Times Eastern.
That’s it. Thanks to Fox Sports Florida/Sun Sports for the releases.