The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

ESPN Previews Week 3 of the 2013 NFL season

Let’s see what ESPN has for us in Week 3. This spans Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, Monday Night Football and anything else ESPN has in store for us. Check it out below. ESPN NFL Programming Update – Week 3 Sunday NFL Countdown: Tom Brady, A.J. Green, Saints Referee and more Sunday NFL Countdown […]

Complete List of Winners for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Let’s go over the entire list of those who won hardware in the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. The awards were handed out at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York. Overall, NBC Sports Group has reason to crow with 23 Emmys, the most of any sports media group. Turner Sports was […]

ESPN Beats Its Chest Over Five Sports Emmy Awards

ESPN took home five Sports Emmy Awards during Tuesday’s ceremonies. The Alleged Worldwide Leader won for E:60, Outside the Lines and one for ESPN 3D as well. We take a look at what ESPN is saying about its awards. ESPN Wins Five Sports Emmy Awards ESPN won five Sports Emmy Awards, presented for the 34th […]

34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards Winners

The 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards were handed out tonight in New York at Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center. Thanks to Josh Krulewitz, ESPN public relations maven, I can list the individual winners. I’ll have a full list from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences tomorrow and I’ll post […]

E:60 Focuses on MLB With A Reveal From Former Red Sox Pitcher Oil Can Boyd

Tonight on E:60, the ESPN Emmy Award-winning newsmagazine focuses on Major League Baseball with three profiles, one on New York Mets knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey, another on St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran and another on former Boston Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd. Now the profile on Boyd done by ESPN MLB insider […]

ESPN Takes Six Sports Emmy Awards Back to Bristol, CT

Last night at the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards, ESPN took six statues, three for Outside the Lines features and another for E:60. So the Alleged Worldwide Leader was honored more for its features and journalism over its production side. Although ESPN 3D which about 43 people across the country can watch, received a Sports […]

2012 Sports Emmy Awards Live Blog

The Sports Emmy Awards are being handed out in New York tonight. Through various sources at the event, I’ll be able to update this post as awards are being doled to the various winners. And no, I’m not there, but I can provide the winners as soon as they become available. For the full list […]

Rachel Nichols I Interviews RGIII on E:60

I guess I’m trying to be cute this morning with the headline. ESPN’s E:60 which returns tonight with an all-NFL Draft edition has announced that reporter Rachel Nichols will talk with former Baylor quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. They’ll discuss Griffin and where he fits with the DC NFL Team which is […]

E:60 Returns Tuesday With A NFL Draft Edition

ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning newsmagazine, E:60 returns this Tuesday for a Spring Fling with an all-NFL Draft edition. It will run four consecutive editions from this Tuesday into May. This Tuesday, E:60 explores what it’s like for NFL Draftees waiting to hear their names called by Commissioner Roger Goodell. And there will be two more stories […]

33rd Annual Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

We have the nominations, all 170 in 33 different categories, for the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They just came out today. There are some surprises like massive hockey charlatan Pierre McGuire nominated in the Sports Reporter category and for some really strange reason, Skippy Bayless of ESPN2′s First Take was nominated for Best Studio […]

Providing Some Sunday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this Sunday morning. Some good stuff to get to. TVbytheNumbers says World Series Game 3 easily won the primetime ratings last night over college football and repeats on NBC. The Associated Press has an in-depth story on how Fox and Telemundo won the rights to the 2015-22 World Cups. Marisa […]

Putting Together A Few Thursday Links

I’ll give you some linkage. Won’t be able to give you a whole set, but I’ll give you what I can as I have to do the Friday features, Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks, College Football Viewing Picks, NFL Viewing Picks and Weekend Viewing Picks tonight. I won’t be able to blog extensively on […]

Bringing Out The Sunday Links

Let’s provide the links on this Sunday. Tim Goodman in the Hollywood Reporter writes about how the MLB Postseason remains compelling even without big market teams. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News notes that Game 4 of the National League Championship Series became the third most watched NLCS game on cable. John Eggerton of Multichannel says […]

It’s a Mid-Week Link Thing!

It’s Wednesday already? Goodness. Seemed like I was at the Rhode Island Convention Center just this week for an all-day seminar. Oh wait! I was. Anyway, let’s get to your linkage. Michael Hiestand of USA Today feels that ESPN should pull Hank Williams, Jr. from Monday Night Football pronto. Eric Deggans of the St. Petersburg […]