THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES FOR THE 35th ANNUAL SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS, TED TURNER TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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Winners to be Honored During the May 6th Ceremony
At Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall

New York, NY – March 26, 2014 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards.

More than 180 nominees were announced in 39 categories including Outstanding Live Sports Special, Live Series, Sports Documentary, Studio Show, Promotional Announcements, Play-by-Play Personality and Studio Analyst.  The Awards will be given out at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s prestigious Frederick P. Rose Hall, located in the Time Warner Center on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 in New York City.

“The world of sports television grows bigger each year,” said Malachy Wienges, Chair, NATAS. “We have had over 900 submissions coming from the sports community demonstrating that this is another outstanding year for sports and for The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  With so much outstanding talent vying for the prestigious Emmy® Award and with our Lifetime Achievement Award going to Ted Turner, an icon in broadcast television, this year’s ceremony promises to be an exciting evening for the entire industry.”

“The 35th Sports Emmy® Awards features some exciting new categories,” said Steve Ulrich, Executive Director of the Sports Emmy® Awards, “including the first-ever awards for sports personalities and programming in Spanish. It’s been a great year in sports, and we look forward to recognizing the very best on May 6th.”

ChyronHego is an official sponsor of the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards.  Yangaroo, Inc. is the official provider of the Digital Media Distribution System Awards Management Solution (“DMDS”) for the submission, judging and voting of all programs for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. Accounting services for the competition are provided by the firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.

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About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 13,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country.  Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.  For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv

For Press information, please contact:  Paul Pillitteri, Director, Communication/NATAS  ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv  212-586-8424

Nominations Report

Nominations by Network/Website

Network Nominations
ESPN 30
FOX 18
HBO Sports 15
MLB Network 14
NBC 14
NBCSN 14
CBS 11
NFL Network 10
TNT 9
ESPN2 8
Showtime 8
ABC 6
Telemundo 6
TBS 5
ESPN Deportes 4
Golf Channel 4
DIRECTV 3
FS1 3
NFL.com 3
Univision 3
grantland.com 2
Pac-12 2
SI.com 2
truTV 2
America’s Cup Event Authority 1
Big 10 Network 1
Casualties of the Gridiron,com 1
CBS Sports Network 1
collegeinsider.com 1
ESPNU 1
espnw.com 1
FOX Soccer Channel 1
FUEL 1
Hulu 1
NBA TV 1
NCAA.com 1
Speed 1
Time Warner Cable Deportes 1
togetherwemakefootball.com 1

 

Nominations Report

Nominations by Program

Program Nominations Network
24/7 7 HBO
E: 60 6 ESPN2
NASCAR on FOX 5 FOX/FOX SOCCER/FUEL/SPEED
NBA on TNT / NBA Playoffs on TNT 5 TNT
The 34th America’s Cup 5 NBCSN & The America’s Cup Event Authority
SportsCenter 4 ESPN
30 for 30/30 for 30 Shorts 3 ESPN/grantland.com
60 Minutes Sports 3 Showtime
ESPN Monday Night Football 3 ESPN
Hard Knocks 3 HBO
MLB Tonight 3 MLB Network
NFL Films Presents 3 NFL Network
Nine for IX 3 ESPN/espnw.com
2013 Ironman World Championship 2 NBC
A Football Life 2 NFL Network
College Gameday 2 ESPN
The Division Series on MLB Network 2 MLB Network
ESPN Sport Science 2 ESPN
FOX Sports Live 2 FS1
Futbol Estelar 2 Telemundo
HBO Boxing 2 HBO
Inside the NBA on TNT/Inside the NBA on TNT: Playoffs 2 TNT
MLB on FOX 2 FOX
MLB Postseason on TBS 2 tbs
The Premier League 2 NBCSN
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2 HBO
Sound FX 2 NFL Network
Sunday Night Football 2 NBC
Super Bowl XLVII 2 CBS/CBS Sports Network

 

Nominations Report

Nominations by Network Group

Network or Network Group Nominations
ESPN (ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPN Deportes, grantland.com, ESPNU, espnw.com) 46
NBC Sports Group (NBC, NBCSN, Telemundo, Golf Channel) 33
FOX Sports Media Group (FOX, FS1, Big 10 Network, FOX Soccer Channel, FUEL, SPEED) 22
CBS (CBS, Showtime, CBS Sports Network) 18
HBO Sports 15
MLB Network 14
NFL Media (NFL Network, NFL.com, togetherwemakefootball.com) 14
Turner Sports (TNT, tbs, truTV, NBA TV, NCAA.com) 14
DIRECTV 3
Univision 3
Pac-12 2
SI.com 2
America’s Cup Event Authority 1
Casualties of the Gridiron 1
collegeinsider.com 1
Hulu 1
Time Warner Cable Desportes 1

 

Nominations Report
Nominations by Category

 

Outstanding Live Sports Special

2013 NBA Finals ABC / ESPN
Heat vs. Spurs

The Championships, Wimbledon ABC/ESPN

The 55th Annual Daytona 500 FOX

The 109th World Series FOX

Red Sox vs. Cardinals

The 34th America’s Cup NBCSN

 

Outstanding Live Sports Series

ESPN College Football ABC / ESPN

ESPN Monday Night Football ESPN

HBO Boxing HBO

SEC on CBS CBS

Sunday Night Football NBC

 

Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage

2013 Ironman World Championship NBC
[Texas Crew Productions]

All Access Showtime
Mayweather vs. Canelo Epilogue

Keep Climbing: The 2013 Elite 11 ESPNU
[First Row Films]

NFL Turning Point NBCSN
[NFL Films]

Sound FX NFL Network
Super Bowl XLVII [NFL Films]

 

Outstanding Playoff Coverage

American League Championship Series FOX
Red Sox vs. Tigers

MLB Postseason on tbs tbs

NBA Playoffs on TNT TNT

NFC Championship FOX
Falcons vs. 49ers

NFC Wild Card FOX
Seahawks vs. Redskins

 

Outstanding Sports Documentary

First: The Official Film of the London Olympic Games NBC

LT: The Life and Times Showtime
[CBS Sports/NFL Films]

The Doctor NBA TV

UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground FS1
[A. Smith & Co.]

 

Outstanding Sports Documentary Series

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

30 for 30 ESPN

A Football Life NFL Network
[NFL Films]

Casualties of the Gridiron CasualtiesoftheGridiron.com
[Conde Nast Entertainment]

The Journey Big Ten Network
Big Ten Basketball 2013

MLS Insider NBCSN

Nine for IX ESPN

 

Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly

College Gameday ESPN
Football

FOX NFL Sunday FOX

Inside the NBA on TNT TNT

Monday Night Countdown ESPN

NFL GameDay Morning NFL Network

 

Outstanding Studio Show – Daily

Inside The NBA on TNT: Playoffs TNT

MLB Tonight MLB Network

Olbermann ESPN2

Pardon the Interruption ESPN
[Rydholm Projects]

SportsCenter ESPN

 

Outstanding Sports News Anthology

60 Minutes Sports Showtime
[CBS News]

E: 60 ESPN2

NFL Films Presents NFL Network
[NFL Films]

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel HBO

 

Outstanding Sports Journalism

60 Minutes Sports Showtime
The Fall of Lance Armstrong [CBS News]

E: 60 ESPN2
Children of the Ring

In Play with Jimmy Roberts Golf Channel
Valentino Dixon

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel HBO
Putin’s Olympics: Cronyism and Corruption in Russia

 

Outstanding Short Feature

E: 60 ESPN2
Shear Will

Ironman World Championship NBC
Peace, Love, Grace [Texas Crew Productions]

SportsCenter ESPN
Richie Parker: Drive

Sunday NFL Countdown ESPN
O.J. Brigance: Heart of the Ravens

The Super Bowl Today CBS
Chuck Pagano: A Season of Family

Outstanding Long Feature

30 for 30 Shorts grantland.com
The Irrelevant Giant [ESPN Films]

30 for 30 Shorts grantland.com
Cutthroat [ESPN Films]

60 Minutes Sports Showtime
Great Falls [CBS News]

SportsCenter ESPN
The Lady Jags: Losing to Win

SportsCenter ESPN
Carry On

 

Outstanding Open/Tease

2013 Open Championship ESPN
Fish on Tartan

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

MLB Network Divisional Playoffs MLB Network
A Field of Dreamers

Super Bowl XLVII CBS
We Will Rock You Remix

 

Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Event Coverage

2013 NCAA March Madness Live NCAA.com
[Turner Sports]

The 34th America’s Cup America’s Cup Event Authority
Official App

NFL Sunday Ticket Experience on DIRECTV DIRECTV
Mobile/Web Applications

The PGA TOUR Experience on DIRECTV DIRECTV
[PGA TOUR Entertainment]

 

Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming

Behind the Mask Hulu
[Occupant Entertainment]

FOX Sports Live FS1
Social Highlight

Nine for IX espnw.com
Coach [ESPN Films]

Sports Illustrated SI.com
A Boy Helps a Town Heal

Together We Make Football togetherwemakefootball.com
The Contest [NFL Films]

Underdogs SI.com

 

Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming Short Format

CollegeInsider.com All-Access collegeinsider.com
Anatomy of a Game Winner – The 2013 CIT Final [312 Media]

JFK: The Untold NFL History of That Day in Dallas NFL.com
[NFL Digital Media]

NFL Films Drawn NFL.com
Between Takes with Wynton Marsalis [NFL Films]

NFL UP! NFL.com
[NFL Digital Media]

Numbers Never Lie Whiteboard ESPN2
LeBron James Can Surpass Michael Jordan

 

Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host

James Brown CBS/Showtime

Bob Costas NBC/MLB Network

David Feherty Golf Channel

Greg Gumbel CBS

Dan Patrick NBC/NBCSN/DIRECTV

 

Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play

Marv Albert TNT/tbs/TruTV/CBS

Mike Breen ABC/ESPN

Joe Buck FOX

Bob Costas MLB Network

Mike Emrick NBC/NBCSN

 

Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst

Cris Collinsworth Showtime

Al Leiter MLB Network

Rick Neuheisel PAC-12 Network

Harold Reynolds MLB Network/FOX

Michael Strahan FOX

Tom Verducci tbs/MLB Network

Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst

Cris Collinsworth NBC

Gary Danielson CBS

Kirk Herbstreit ESPN

Tim McCarver FOX

 

Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter

Pierre McGuire NBC/NBCSN

Ken Rosenthal FOX

Lisa Salters ESPN

Michele Tafoya NBC

Tom Verducci MLB Network

 

Outstanding Technical Team Remote

ESPN Monday Night Football ESPN

Golf Channel on NBC NBC/Golf Channel

MLB on FOX FOX

NASCAR on FOX FOX

The 34th America’s Cup NBCSN

 

Outstanding Technical Team Studio

College Gameday ESPN

MLB Tonight MLB Network

Road to the Final Four CBS/TNT/tbs/TruTV

The Premier League NBCSN
Outstanding Camera Work

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

E: 60 ESPN2
Children of the Ring

FOX Sports Live FS1
West, TX

NFL Films Presents NFL Network
[NFL Films]

Tour de France NBCSN

 

Outstanding Editing

2013 PGA Tour Golf Channel
Teases

24/7 HBO
Pacquiao-Rios

Hard Knocks HBO
Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals [NFL Films]

Legendary Nights HBO
The Tale of Gatti-Ward

NBA on TNT TNT
Teases

 

The Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

E: 60 ESPN2
The Ballad of Bushwacker

ESPN Grand Slam Tennis ABC / ESPN
Wimbledon & US Open

Football Night In America NBC
Redskins Name Commentary

NFL Films Presents NFL Network
Yours Truly, Dr. Z [NFL Films]

 

Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics

Against The Tide Showtime
[Ross Greenburg Productions]

College Football on CBS CBS
The Army-Navy Game

Hard Knocks HBO
Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals [NFL Films]

Nine for IX ESPN
The Diplomat [Cherry Sky Films]

Road To The Super Bowl NFL Network
[NFL Films]

 

Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound

MLB on FOX FOX

NASCAR on ESPN ABC / ESPN

NASCAR on FOX FOX

The 34th America’s Cup NBCSN

 

Outstanding Post-Produced Audio/Sound

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

ESPN Sport Science ESPN
[BASE Productions]

Hard Knocks HBO
Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals [NFL Films]

Sound FX NFL Network

Super Bowl XLVII [NFL Films]

 

Outstanding Live Event Graphic Design

ESPN Monday Night Football ESPN

Intentional Talk MLB Network

NBA on TNT TNT
NBA All-Star Weekend

NBA on TNT TNT

X Games ESPN

 

Outstanding Post-Produced Graphic Design

2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation ESPN

E: 60 ESPN2

ESPN Sport Science ESPN
[BASE Productions]

MLB Tonight MLB Network

The NFL Today CBS

 

Outstanding Studio Design/Art Direction

MLB Postseason on tbs tbs

NBA Playoffs on TNT TNT

Super Bowl XLVII CBS/CBS Sports Network

 

Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction

NASCAR on FOX FOX
Hangar Shoot

NFL Draft ESPN

Sunday Night Football NBC

The Division Series On MLB Network MLB Network
A Field of Dreamers

The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award

NASCAR on FOX and SPEED FOX/SPEED

NASCAR – Gyrocam

Pac-12 Networks PAC-12 Network

Multicam MI/O

The 34th America’s Cup NBCSN
AC LIVELINE – “WINGWASH”

The Division Series On MLB Network MLB Network
A Field of Dreamers

The Premier League NBCSN
Goal Line Technology

 

Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Institutional

Formula 1 NBC/NBCSN
Rockstar/Shaken and Stirred vs. Drivers/Austin

HBO Boxing HBO
Fall Boxing Image

MLB Network Prime Time Line Up MLB Network
Here’s To Us

NBA Playoffs ESPN
will.i.am Playoff Promo

NFL Draft NFL Network
Leon Sandcastle [Grey, NY]

 

Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Episodic

24/7 HBO
Red Wings – Maple Leafs: Road to the Winter Classic

A Football Life NFL Network
Life Story [NFL Films]

NASCAR on FOX FOX/FOX SOCCER/FUEL
NASCAR DOG FIGHT

NHL on NBCSN NBCSN
Wednesday Night Rivalry

 

Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish

Futbol Estelar Telemundo
La Gran Final: Leon vs. America

Futbol Estelar Telemundo
Super Clasico: Guadalajara vs. America

Liga MX Clausura 2013 season UNIVISION
Final – 2nd Leg America vs Cruz Azul

Rumbo Al Mundial Telemundo
Costa Rica vs. Mexico

 

Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish

Futbol Picante ESPN Deportes

Lakers en Vivo Time Warner Cable Deportes

Nacion ESPN Deportes

SportsCenter ESPN Deportes

Titulares Telemundo Telemundo

 

Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish

Lindsay Casinelli UNIVISION

Andres Cantor Telemundo

Jose Ramon Fernandez ESPN Deportes

Ivan Kasanzew UNIVISION

Sammy Sadovnik Telemundo