Sports Emmy Nominations

Of course, “Inside the NFL,” which was canceled by HBO leads with 5 Sports Emmy nominations.

Partially because of the cancellation of the show, NFL Films, which produced the show laid off 21 employees last week.

“Inside the NFL” is nominated for “Outstanding Studio Show: Weekly.”

Here are some of the major nominations with my choices in bold.

Outstanding Studio Show:  Weekly
College Gameday – ESPN
Football Night in America – NBC
Inside the NBA – TNT
Inside the NFL – Fox
NFL on Fox: Fox NFL Sunday – Fox

Outstanding Studio Show – Daily
Inside the NBA – TNT
Pardon the Interruption – ESPN
Sportscenter – ESPN
Wimbledon Tonight – NBC

Outstanding Sports Journalism

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel – Broken NFL Disability Debate – HBO
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel – Dogfighting- Bred to Die – HBO
Real Sprots with Bryant Gumbel – Fading Hope – Sports in Iraq – HBO
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel – Headgames – The NFL Concussion Crisis – HBO

Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host
Al Trautwig – VS
Bob Costas – HBO/NBC
Bryant Gumbel – HBO
Ernie Johnson – TBS
James Brown – CBS 

Outstanding Sports Personality – Play by Play
Al Michaels – NBC
Jim Lampley – HBO
Jim Nantz – CBS
Joe Buck – Fox
Marv Albert – TNT
Mike Emrick – NBC

Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst
Charles Barkley – TNT
Cris Carter – HBO
Cris Collinsworth – NBC/HBO
Jay Bilas – ESPN
Terry Bradshaw – Fox
Tom Jackson – ESPN

Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst
Doug Collins – TNT
Gary Danielson – CBS
John Madden – NBC
Phil Simms – CBS
Tim McCarver – Fox
Troy Aikman – Fox

The 29th annual Sports Emmy awards will be given out April 29 in New York City.  For a complete list of the nominations, go to


2 responses to “Sports Emmy Nominations

  1. Disagree with Sportscenter as the pic for Daily Studio show. Sportscenter (seems to me anyway) has lost their mojo and has become disjointed. PTI is much more informing and entertaining.

  2. Have to disagree with Phil Simms, would much rather see Madden or Aikman win.

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