Comcast SportsNet Garners 15 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations
SportsNet, was honored with 15 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations. The awards
recognize excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
The nominations were announced last evening at a reception hosted by the
Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Television Academy.
Comcast SportsNet has been awarded 56 Emmys since the network launched in 1997.
“I am very proud of our staff at Comcast SportsNet for producing high quality,
entertaining and insightful programming that is enjoyed by our viewers and
recognized by our peers,” said Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia President
Stephanie Smith. “We are thrilled to be nominated for Station Excellence for
the second year in a row. It reflects the impact that sports has on the lives
of people throughout this region.”
Comcast SportsNet’s nightly news program “SportsNite” was also nominated for
an Emmy for the eighth year in a row.
Comcast SportsNet was nominated for excellence in the following categories:
Sports – Regularly Scheduled Daily or Weekly Program
Anchor – Sports
Reporter – Sports
Sports Analyst /Play-by-Play
Photographer – News
Writer – News
Sports – Program Feature or Segment
“Coffee, Mud and Balls”
Sports – News Single Story or Series
“Fight To Survive”
Sports – One Time Special
“Season of the Fan”
Magazine Program or Special
“‘net Impact: Premier Show”
Promotion – News & Program – Single Spot
“76 Reasons to Watch the 76ers on Comcast SportsNet”
The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, which annually honor excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, will be presented September 15 at the Philadelphia Marriott in ceremonies that mark the 25th Anniversary of the regional awards program.