NEW YORK – July 8, 2010 – NBC Sports has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for its coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, including Outstanding Special Class Programs. The nominations were announced today by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles.
The Primetime Emmy Award nominations for NBC Sports’ coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games are:
- Outstanding Special Class Programs
- Outstanding Directing for Variety, Music or Comedy Special
- Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic, Multi-Camera) for Variety, Music or Comedy Special
- Outstanding Musical Direction
NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games was watched by 190 million Americans on the networks of NBC Universal, making it the second-most watched Winter Olympics ever, surpassing Salt Lake City (187 million) and ranking behind only the tabloid-fueled Lillehammer Games.
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on Sunday, August 29 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC from the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
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