Some More Overdue Sports Media Thoughts

Yesterday, I provided two overdue sports media thoughts. Today, it’s time to do some more. As always, they’re in bullet form. I like what the NBC Sports Group has done on the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Covering all the games has paid off with higher ratings thus far. By giving all of the games a […]

Making Time For The Wednesday Linkage

I haven’t been able to links for a couple of days. I have a few leftover stuff since Monday, but nothing totally clogging up my browser, but I do want to give you a full set of stories today. I’ve done my best to summarize the whole bizarre Sarah Phillips/ people story and that’s over […]

MLB A Big Winner at the Sports Emmy Awards

Overlooked this press release from Major League Baseball on last night’s Sports Emmys. MLB Network won three Sports Emmys including Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host for Bob Costas sharing that award with NBC and two more for MLB Tonight. MLB Productions shared the Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology Emmy with Showtime for The Franchise: A […]

NHL Receives Sports Emmy Award For "No Words" Promo

The best sports promo produced in the last few years was honored last night at the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards. The NHL’s “No Words” promo produced in cooperation with NBC Sports received the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Episodic. It was the co-winner along with Showtime’s A Game of Honor in […]

NFL Receives Two Sports Emmy Awards and One Honor

Last night, the National Football League was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for its remembrances of the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The league and its TV partners were recognized with The Chairman’s Award for “Excellence in Broadcasting and Outstanding Public Service.” It was the first sports league to […]

HBO Sports Wins Three Sports Emmy Awards

Another Sports Emmy Award press release for you. This one comes from HBO Sports which was honored for its innovative 24/7 series, one for boxing, the other for the NHL. And HBO also received one of the more prestigious awards, Outstanding Sports Journalism for its feature “The College Bowl Game Money Trail” which was aired […]

Showtime Sports Takes A Record Four Sports Emmy Awards

Probably the overall surprise winner from the Sports Emmy Awards was Showtime. The pay cable service won four Sports Emmy Awards including three for its critically-acclaimed and now award-winning documentary, “A Game of Honor” on last year’s Army-Navy game. Not only did “A Game of Honor” win for Outstanding Sports Documentary, but it also won […]

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 […]

NBC Sports Group Crows About Its 9 Sports Emmy Awards

The NBC Sports Group was the big winner at the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York last night winning nine statues including some big awards like Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host (Bob Costas, who else?), Outstanding Sports Personality – Event Analyst (Cris Collinsworth), Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter (Michele Tafoya), Outstanding […]

Winners of the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Throughout the day, I will be posting various press releases from the networks touting their Sports Emmy Awards. Last night, I posted the winners as they were handed out. Now, we have the official press release from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences which holds the annual ceremonies. These include the names who […]

Some Leftover Linkage

I need to clear my brower of links I was hoping to get to sometime over the last few days. Since I couldn’t do the Friday megalinks or any Saturday morning linkage, I’ll do some Sunday evening leftover links. Consider this the Sunday entrée to the beginning of the workweek. I honestly don’t know what […]

YES Network Crows About Its Five Emmy Awards

Last night at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in New York City, the New York Emmy Awards were handed out. YES Network was a multiple award winner, receiving five Emmys including one for its Forbes SportsMoney show and two for its New York Yankees games, one for Live Sports Event: Series and the other for Live […]

55th New York Emmy Award Winners in Sports Categories

Last night, the New York Emmy Awards were handed out at the Marriott Marquis Hotel Ballroom in New York City. A star-studded gala featuring the best and brightest in New York City television were on hand. Among the big winners were MSG Network with 14 trophies, the most of any station; Steve Cangialosi of MSG […]

Three Quick Thursday Sports Media Thoughts

A couple of sports media thoughts on this early Thursday morning in bullet form. The Sports Emmy Award nominations are out and while most honor the Best in Sports Broadcasting, they always have a few mind-boggling nods and this year is no exception. While I can overlook a nomination for hockey charlatan Pierre McGuire in […]

MLB Productions Receives Five Sports Emmy Nominations; MLB Media Gets 15 Overall

MLB Productions had a busy year producing a reality series for Showtime and a documentary for HBO. Thanks to these efforts, the company received a record five Sports Emmy Award nominations. Combined with the nods for MLB Network, MLB Advanced Media and, MLB entities received a total of 15 Sports Emmy Award nominations. That’s […]