ESPN Receives 46 Sports Emmy Nominations

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ESPN Receives 46 Sports Emmy Nominations

ESPN, Inc. received 46 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2013 across its platforms (ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, and, it was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The winners will be announced Tuesday, May 6, in New York.

The company's initiatives in enterprise journalism and storytelling led the way - six nods for E:60, four for SportsCenter, ESPN Films earned three nominations including one for the 30 For 30 documentary series and two for ESPN Deportes gained four nominations including three for the first-ever Studio Show in Spanish category. Jose Ramon Fernandez is nominated in the first-ever On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish category. earned its first three nominations for the Nine for IX series.

ESPN also earned two nods in the Live Special category, for the NBA Finals on ABC and for the Wimbledon Gentleman's Championship.

ESPN garnered nominations in 29 of the 39 categories for 2013.

Overall, ESPN has won 153 Sports Emmy Awards in 26 years of eligibility. ABC Sports won 160 from 1980 - 2008.

ESPN's nominations by category (all are ESPN, except as noted):

Live Special 2013 NBA Finals (Heat vs. Spurs) (ABC)

The Championships, Wimbledon

Live Series College Football (ABC)

Monday Night Football

Edited Special Keep Climbing - The 2013 Elite 11

Sports Documentary Series 30 for 30

Nine for IX (

Studio Show/weekly College Gameday (football)

Monday Night Countdown

Studio Show/daily Olbermann (ESPN2)

Pardon The Interruption


News Anthology E:60 (ESPN2)

Journalism E:60 - Children of the Ring (ESPN2)

Short Feature E:60 - Shear Will (ESPN2)

SportsCenter - Richie Parker: Drive

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

Long Feature 30 For 30 Shorts - The Irrelevant Giant (

30 for 30 Shorts - Cutthroat (

SportsCenter - The Lady Jags: Losing to Win

SportsCenter - Carry On

Open/Tease 2013 Open Championship - Fish on Tartan

New Approaches - Nine for IX - Coach (

Sports Programming

New Approaches - Short Format Numbers Never Lie Whiteboard - LeBron James Can Surpass Michael Jordan (ESPN2)

Play by Play Mike Breen (ABC)

Event Analyst Kirk Herbstreit

Reporter Lisa Salters

Technical Team Remote Monday Night Football

Technical Team Studio College Gameday

Camerawork E:60 - Children of the Ring (ESPN2)

Writing E:60 - The Ballard of the Bushwacker (ESPN2)

ESPN Grand Slam Tennis - Wimbledon & US Open (ABC)

Music Composition/Direction Nine for IX - The Diplomat (


Live Event Audio/Sound NASCAR on ESPN (ABC)

Post-Produced Audio/Sound Sport Science

Live Graphic Design Monday Night Football

X Games

Post-Produced Graphic Design 2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation

E:60 (ESPN2)

Sport Science

Prod.Design/Art Direction NFL Draft

Promo - Institutional NBA Playoffs - Playoff Promo

Studio Show in Spanish Futbol Picante (ESPN Deportes)

Nacion (ESPN Deportes)

SportsCenter (ESPN Deportes)

On-Air Personality in Spanish Jose Ramon Fernandez

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