NFL Media Scores 21 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

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NFL Media Scores 21 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

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'All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals' & 'Good Morning Football' Earn Nominations in Debut Seasons​

'NFL Total Access' Secures Second Nomination in 'Outstanding Studio Show – Daily'

Documentary Series 'Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams' & 'Undrafted' Nominated

Second-Most Nominations Ever for NFL Media

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL RedZone, NFL.com, NFL Mobile and NFL Now – received 21 Sports Emmy Award nominations, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today. This is the second-most Emmy nominations NFL Media has received (24 nominations in 2013).

In their debut seasons, All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals and Good Morning Football earned Emmy nominations. All or Nothing – the first streaming series by NFL Films and made available on Amazon – earned a nomination in the Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary category, while NFL Network's Good Morning Football earned a nomination in the Outstanding Studio Show – Daily category. In the same category, NFL Network's NFL Total Access earned its second nomination in the show's history, and The Rich Eisen Show – hosted by NFL Network's Rich Eisen and streamed on NFL Now – earned its first nomination.

NFL Media received more than half of the nominations in the Outstanding Serialized Documentary category with All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals, Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams and Undrafted. In total, Hard Knocks received four Emmy nominations (Serialized Sports Documentary, Camera Work, Music Direction and Post-Produced Audio/Sound), and since its debut in 2001 the series has won 14 Emmy awards.

In the first season of the Thursday Night Football partnership with CBS, NBC and NFL Network, NFL Media earned Emmy nominations for Thursday Night Kickoff (CBS/NFL Network) in the Outstanding Studio Show – Weekly category, Jim Nantz (CBS/NFL Network) in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play category, Cris Collinsworth (NBC/NFL Network) in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst category and Tracy Wolfson (CBS/NFL Network) in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter category, as well as nominations in the categories of Outstanding Open/Tease, Outstanding Short Form Editing, Outstanding Post-Produced Graphic Design and Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction.

For the second year in a row, NFL Network has earned a nomination in the Outstanding Technical Team Studio category, this season for the network's 2016 NFL Draft coverage. NFL Network also earned a nomination in the Outstanding Short Feature category for NFL 360: Mr. Relevant.

For the 10th consecutive year, NFL Films earned a nomination in the Outstanding Post-Produced Audio/Sound category with Hard Knocks.

The 38th Annual Sports Emmys Awards will be presented on Tuesday, May 9 in New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Following is a complete list of NFL Media's nominations:

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS COVERAGE

Sound FX: Super Bowl 50 (NFL Network/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING SERIALIZED SPORTS DOCUMENTARY

All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (Amazon/NFL Films)

Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams (HBO/NFL Films)

Undrafted (NFL Network/DG West/Mandalay Sports Media/Indigenous Films)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – WEEKLY

Thursday Night Kickoff (CBS/NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – DAILY

Good Morning Football (NFL Network/Embassy Row)

NFL Total Access (NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS NEWS ANTHOLOGY

NFL Films Presents (FS1/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FEATURE

NFL 360: Mr. Relevant (NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING OPEN/TEASE

Thursday Night Football Presents…:Empire Games (CBS/NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – PLAY-BY-PLAY

Jim Nantz (CBS/NFL Network/tbs/TNT/truTV)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – SPORTS EVENT ANALYST

Cris Collinsworth (NBC/NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – SPORTS REPORTER

Tracy Wolfson (CBS/NFL Network/tbs/TNT/truTV)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO

2016 NFL Draft (NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING CAMERA WORK

Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams (HBO/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM EDITING

Thursday Night Football Presents… (CBS/NFL Network)

THE DICK SCHAAP OUTSTANDING WRITING AWARD

NFL Films Presents: A Letter to Bill Walsh (FS1/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION

Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams (HBO/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING POST-PRODUCED AUDIO/SOUND

Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams (HBO/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING POST-PRODUCED GRAPHIC DESIGN

Thursday Night Football: TNF Quick Facts (CBS/NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN/ART DIRECTION

Thursday Night Football: Weekend Go (CBS/NFL Network)


ABOUT NFL MEDIA

NFL Media is comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL RedZone.

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For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on smartphones through NFL Mobile from Verizon, as well as other digital platforms through Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile, Watch NFL Network and NFL on Windows 10 apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360 (NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV). Watch NFL Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.

NFL content has never been more popular across the media landscape. According to the Nielsen Company, 199 million people tuned into the 2015 NFL regular season representing 78 percent of all television homes and 67 percent of potential viewers in the U.S. NFL games accounted for the top 25 and 46 of the 50 most-watched TV shows among all programming in 2015.

 

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