NBCUniversal’s Presentation of Beijing Olympics Delivers 4 Sports Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Live Sports Special
Mike Tirico Wins for Outstanding Studio Host For Second Consecutive Year
Telemundo’s Andrés Cantor Wins Fifth Sports Emmy for Outstanding On-Air Personality in Spanish
NEW YORK, NY – May 22, 2023 – NBC Sports tonight won eight Sports Emmy Awards for excellence in sports television production, highlighted by multiple honors for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games. The awards were presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
NBCUniversal’s presentation of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from Beijing in Feb. 2022 won four Sports Emmys, including for Outstanding Live Sports Special.
- Mike Tirico, for the second consecutive year, earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host, following a stretch in which he anchored the Beijing Olympics in primetime, horse racing’s Triple Crown, golf’s U.S. Open, and the Indianapolis 500.
- Andrés Cantor (Telemundo) won his fifth Sports Emmy for Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish, punctuated by his work on the Copa Mundial de la FIFA Qatar 2022.
- Telemundo Deportes’ Copa Mundial de la FIFA Qatar 2022 earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish.
- Peacock earned a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Camera Work – Long Form for Meddling;
The complete list of NBC Sports winners is as follows:
- Outstanding Live Sports Special: XXIV Olympic Winter Games (NBC)
- Outstanding Personality/Studio Host: Mike Tirico (NBC/GOLF Channel)
- Outstanding Technical Team Event: XXIV Olympic Winter Games (NBC)
- Outstanding Camera Work – Long Form: Meddling (NBC/Peacock)
- Outstanding Audio/Sound – Live Event: XXIV Olympic Winter Games (NBC/USA Network)
- Outstanding Graphic Design – Event/Show: XXIV Olympic Winter Games & Paralympic Games (NBC/USA Network/CNBC/Peacock/Twitter/NBCOlympics.com)
- Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish: Copa Mundial de la FIFA Qatar 2022 (Telemundo/Peacock)
- Outstanding On-Air Personality in Spanish: Andrés Cantor (Telemundo)
A complete list of winners is available at https://theemmys.tv/.
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