Nominees Announced for 36TH Annual SPORTS EMMY AWARDS

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 36th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards.

"The quality of sports television continues to shine as the coverage available to the consumer in multiple formats grows exponentially," said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. "With ESPN's George Bodenheimer as our well-deserved lifetime achievement honoree and almost 200 nominees vying for the prestigious Emmy Award, this year's gala promises to be an exciting night for NATAS and the world of sports telecasting."

"The 36th Sports Emmy Awards encompassed a record-setting number of entries across multiple categories," said Steve Ulrich, Senior Vice President of the Sports Emmy Awards. "The level of quality from those entries was truly inspiring and it provided our judges with an embarrassment of riches in determining this year's nominees."

More than 190 nominees were announced in 40 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 5th, 2015 in New York City.

ChyronHego is an official sponsor of the 36th 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 categories for the 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. Accounting services for the competition are provided by the firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.

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 14,000 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

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