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 […]

NBC Sports Group Boasts About 33 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

Overall, the NBC Sports Group has the second highest amount of Sports Emmy Award nominations after ESPN’s 52. Combined with NBC Sports, Golf Channel, Versus (now NBC Sports Network) and, the Group has a whole slew of nominations. Some of the more notable nominations include Studio Host (Bob Costas & Dan Patrick), Play-by-Play (Al […]

MLB Network Crows About Its 8 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

MLB Network received a total of eight Sports Emmy Award nominations. This includes Outstanding Studio Host (Bob Costas), Studio Analyst (Al Leiter and Harold Reynolds), Game Analyst (Jim Kaat) and Daily Studio Show (MLB Tonight). We have the MLB Network press release below. MLB NETWORK RECEIVES EIGHT SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS MLB Tonight Receives Two […]

ESPN Family of Network Takes 52 Sports Emmy Nominations

I had to step out earlier and from the time I posted the Sports Emmy Award nominations until now, a few networks have been sending press releases touting the number of nods they have received. We begin with ESPN’s Family of Networks which received a total of 52 Sports Emmy Awards noms, the most of […]

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 […]

Wringing Out Some Friday Megalinks

Let’s do your media megalinks since last week you did not get any. Hard to believe that college baseball, college lacrosse and NASCAR seasons are starting up, but they are and they’re included in the Weekend Viewing Picks along with the regular Golf, NBA, NHL, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis and Entertainment recommendations. To your links now. […]

Monday Linkage

Let’s do some links now. I have to write my recap of Blogs with Balls 4 while everything is still fresh in my mind. It really was a great event to attend and wonderful to meet so many good people. I hope to have the BwB recap up tonight. Here are some links for you. […]

MLB Network Mines Two Sports Emmys

Lastly from the Sports Emmy Awards press releases, MLB Network proudly took home two awards. One was for Bob Costas, sharing that with NBC for Outstanding Studio Host. But the other was an upset over some very good competition. MLB Network won the Outstanding Daily Studio Show for MLB Tonight. Here’s the press release. MLB […]

NFL Films Nabs Five Sports Emmy Awards

From NFL Films, we learn that the organization takes home another five Emmys. Most of them were combined with work done for HBO and the other for NFL Network. We look at the NFL Films press release. NFL FILMS’ “HARD KNOCKS” LEADS NFL MEDIA TO FIVE SPORTS EMMY AWARDS “HARD KNOCKS” WINS RECORD THREE EMMYS […]

CBS Sports Celebrates Six Sports Emmy Awards

At the Sports Emmy Awards, CBS Sports bagged six Sports Emmy Awards including a new trophy for Outstanding Playoff Coverage for the NCAA Tournament. Two features from CBS’ Super Bowl XLIV coverage also received Emmys. CBS SPORTS WINS SIX EMMY AWARDS NCAA Tournament, Super Bowl XLIV, Golf and U.S. Open Tennis Championships Garner Honors for […]

NBC Proud As A Peacock Over Sports Emmy Awards

Continuing our Sports Emmy Awards posts, NBC Sports is beating its proverbial chest on the seven trophies the division carried away from the ceremonies in New York on Monday. Included are some heavy hitters including Bob Costas (with MLB Network) as Outstanding Studio Host, Sunday Night Football as Outstanding Live Sports Series, Cris Collinsworth for […]