Packers-Seahawks NFC Championship Wins Outstanding Playoff Coverage
NASCAR on FOX Named Outstanding Live Sports Series
Ken Rosenthal, MLB on FOX, FOX SPORTS LIVE Features Also Earn Top Honors
New York – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented its 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards on Tuesday evening in New York City and FOX Sports notched victories in eight different categories.
FOX Sports’ broadcast of the overtime thriller that saw the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Green Bay Packers in the 2015 NFC Championship Game won for Outstanding Playoff Coverage. NASCAR on FOX won the category for Outstanding Live Sports Series.
Lead MLB on FOX insider Ken Rosenthal garnered the award for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter, the first Emmy of his career, for his coverage of the sport. MLB on FOX also earned distinction in the category of Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound, for its presentation throughout the regular season and playoffs.
FOX SPORTS LIVE, FOX Sports 1’s flagship highlight, news and opinion program, enjoyed a memorable night, taking home four trophies honoring the fine work of its features department. “Finding Rico Harris: The Vanishing Man,” won the category for Outstanding Long Form Editing, while “Corked: The Albert Belle Bat Heist,” earned the award for Outstanding Short Form Editing and Outstanding Short Feature. Additionally, “Captain’s Curtain Call,” a New York-themed tribute to retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, won for Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming – Short Format. The Emmy’s awarded Tuesday night marked the first for FOX Sports 1 since the channel’s launch in August 2013.
FOX Sports’ 2015 Sports Emmy Awards:
Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound: MLB on FOX (FOX / FOX Sports 1)
Outstanding Live Sports Series: NASCAR on FOX (FOX / FOX Sports 1)
Outstanding Long Form Editing: Finding Rico Harris: The Vanishing Man, FOX Sports Live (FOX Sports 1 / FOXSports.com)
Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming – Short Format: Captain’s Curtain Call, FOX Sports Live/FOXSports.com (FOX Sports 1 / FOXSports.com)
Outstanding Playoff Coverage: 2015 NFC Championship Game – Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks (FOX)
Outstanding Short Feature: Corked: The Albert Belle Bat Heist, FOX Sports Live/FOXSports.com (FOX Sports 1 / FOXSports.com)
Outstanding Short Form Editing: Corked: The Albert Belle Bat Heist, FOX Sports Live/FOXSports.com (FOX Sports 1 / FOXSports.com)
Outstanding Sports Personality– Sports Reporter: Ken Rosenthal, MLB on FOX (FOX / FOX Sports 1)
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