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42nd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards Winners

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THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES
THE WINNERS OF THE 42nd ANNUAL SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS

Ceremony Highlights Women in Sports Television and HBCUs

New York, NY – June 8, 2021 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced tonight the winners of the 42nd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. which were live-streamed at Watch.TheEmmys.TV and available on the various Emmy® apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, and Roku (full list at apps.theemmys.tv/).

The live-virtual presentation was filled with a star-studded group of sports television personalities as presenters such as Emmanuel Acho, Studio Host (FOX), Nate Burleson, Studio Analyst (CBS Sports), Fran Charles, Studio Host (MLB Network), Jim Gray, Sportscaster (Showtime), Andrew Hawkins Studio Analyst (NFL Network), Andrea Kremer, Correspondent (HBO), Laura Rutledge, Studio Host (ESPN), Mike Tirico, Studio Host (NBC Sports) and Matt Winer, Studio Host (Turner).

With more women nominated in sports personality categories than ever before, there was a special roundtable celebrating this accomplishment introduced by WNBA player Asia Durr that included most of the nominated female sportscasters such as Erin Andrews (FOX), Ana Jurka (Telemundo), Adriana Monsalve (Univision/TUDN), Rachel Nichols (ESPN), Pilar Pérez (ESPN Deportes), Lisa Salters (ESPN) and Tracy Wolfson (CBS).

In addition to this evening’s distinguished nominees and winners, Elle Duncan, anchor (ESPN) announced a grant to historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs) sponsored by Coca-Cola honoring a HBCU student studying for a career in sports journalism administered by the National Academy’s Foundation.

Winners were announced in 46 categories including Outstanding Live Sports Special, Live Sports Series and Playoff Coverage, three Documentary categories, Outstanding Play-by-Play Announcer, Studio Host, and Emerging On-Air Talent, among others.

Tonight’s program and many other Emmy® Award programs are available for viewing at any time on our OTT platform Watch.TheEmmys.TV  sponsored by Vimeo.

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 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® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime and Daytime Creative Arts programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.

NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000+ 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 and the National Student Production Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.

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B. Harlan Boll harlan@bhbpr.com 626-296-3757

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The 42nd Annual Sports Emmy Award by Network

NETWORKWINNERS
TNT7
ESPN                                 6
FS15
NFL Network4
CBS3
ESPN Deportes3
FOX  3
HBO3
MLB Network3
NBC  3
Netflix2
Nickelodeon2
Red Bull TV2
YouTube2
Apple TV+1
CBS Sports Network1
ESPN+1
MotorTrend1
NBA Digital1
Showtime1

The 42nd Annual Sports Emmy Award by Network Group

NETWORKGROUPWINNERS
ESPN(ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN Deportes)9
FOX Sports Media Group(FOX, FS1)5
Turner Sports(TNT)7
CBS Sports(CBS, CBS Sports Network)3
NFL Network 4
HBO Sports 3
MLB Network 3
NBC Sports Group (NBC)3
Netflix 2
Nickelodeon 2
Red Bull TV 2
YouTube 2
Apple TV+ 1
MotorTrend 1
NBA Digital 1
Showtime 1

Please note: In the table above, if an entry is credited to multiple network groups, then each network is given credit for a winner (e.g. CBS/TNT yields 1 winner for CBS Sports and 1 winner for Turner Sports). If all credited networks are from the same corporate entity, then the network group gets credit for 1 Emmy winner (e.g. ABC/ESPN equals 1 winner for ESPN).

The 42nd Annual Sports Emmy Award by Multiple Winners

 PROGRAM WINNERSNETWORK 
NBA on TNT     2TNT
NFC Wildcard Game     2Nickelodeon
NFL 360     2NFL Network
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel     2HBO
Rising Phoenix     2Netflix
Sunday Night Football     2NBC
Super Bowl LV     2CBS

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