HBO Sports Wins Six Sports Emmys

This from HBO Sports. The network has taken home six Emmys for its product. Three were in conjunction with NFL Films, two were for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and there was a single award for the 24/7 series.

Here’s the press release from HBO Sports.

HBO Sports NewWinners were revealed tonight at the 34th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards in New York City.

HBO collected six Sports Emmys Awards. The second most of any single network.

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel received two Sports Emmy Awards tonight and has now been honored with 25 Sports Emmy Awards in the program’s history.

The “24/7” reality franchise took home the trophy for Outstanding Editing for the fifth consecutive year.

The Hard Knocks franchise also captured a Sports Emmy for its series featuring the Miami Dolphins.

The Outstanding Sports Documentary Emmy for NAMATH marks the seventh time HBO has captured the award, and the fifth time in the past six years.

Below are the six Sports Emmy Award wins for HBO:

OUTSTANDING SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
NAMATH (with NFL FILMS)

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SERIES/ANTHOLOGY–
REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL           

OUTSTANDING LONG FEATURE
REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL – Steve Gleason: Tragic Hero (Jon Frankel)

OUTSTANDING EDITING
24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4

OUTSTANDING POST PRODUCED AUDIO/SOUND
HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE MIAMI DOLPHINS

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION / DIRECTION / LYRICS
NAMATH (with NFL FILMS) 

HBO captured the second most of any single network:

NBC10
HBO —
6
NBC Sports Network
4
ESPN
3
MLB Network —
3
TBS
3
TNT —
3

For a complete list of wins go to www.emmyonline.org/sports

The 34th Sports Emmy Award winners were revealed May 7, 2013 in New York City at the Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center.

NBC will crow about its Sports Emmy Awards next.

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