Receiving the first of the Sports Emmy Awards nominations press releases. MLB Network celebrates eight nods including two for Bob Costas (Outstanding Studio Host and Outstanding Play-by-Play), two for MLB Tonight (including Outstanding Daily Studio Show), one for Harold Reynolds (Outstanding Studio Analyst) and another Studio 42 with Bob Costas. So the MLB Network has its share of Emmy nominations. Let’s check out the press release from the fine people at MLB Network.
MLB NETWORK RECEIVES EIGHT SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS
MLB Tonight Receives Two Nominations, Including Outstanding Daily Studio Show
Harold Reynolds Nominated for Outstanding Studio Analyst
20-Time Emmy Award Winner Bob Costas Nominated For Outstanding Sports Play-By-Play Personality and Outstanding Studio Host
Secaucus, N.J., March 22, 2011 – MLB Network has earned eight Sports Emmy Award nominations, as announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s signature nightly studio show, garnered two nominations including Outstanding Daily Studio Show and Outstanding Technical Team Studio.
Harold Reynolds earned a Sports Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst category. Bob Costas, winner of 20 Emmy Awards, earned nominations for Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-By-Play for his work on MLB Network and once again earned a nomination for Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host for his work with both MLB Network and NBC. MLB Network’s Studio 42 with Bob Costas also garnered a nomination in the category of Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly.
MLB Network’s Ballpark Cam received a nomination for the prestigious The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award. Featured throughout MLB Network’s programming lineup, Ballpark Cam is a series of more than 50 robotic cameras placed throughout ballparks across the league and controlled by operators at MLB Network’s headquarters in Secaucus, N.J.
“We are honored to receive eight Sports Emmy Award nominations in our second year,” said Tony Petitti, MLB Network President and CEO. “We appreciate the recognition that our production team and on-air talent have received as we continue to work toward our goal of providing the most comprehensive baseball coverage to fans across the country.”
The 32nd Annual Sports Emmy Awards will be presented on Monday, May 2 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Below is a list of the MLB Network Nominations:
Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly: MLB Network’s Studio 42 with Bob Costas
Outstanding Studio Show – Daily: MLB Tonight
Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host: Bob Costas (MLB Network/NBC)
Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play: Bob Costas
Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst: Harold Reynolds
Outstanding Technical Team Studio: MLB Tonight
Outstanding Graphic Design: MLB Network Studio Graphics
The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award: Ballpark Cam
That will do it. One more release from the networks coming up.