Jim Nantz, JAmes Brown and Boomer Esiason lead the list of CBS's 15 nominations for the 2012 Sports Emmy Awards to be presented on May 7 in New York City. Nantz, who won the 2008 and 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - PLAY-BY-PLAY, once again earned a nomination in that category. Brown's nomination also is in the category in which he won in 2007, Outstanding Sports Personality - STUDIO HOST, for THE NFL TODAY and Inside the NFL on Showtime, while Esiason earned a nomination for Outstanding Sports Personality - STUDIO ANALYST. Among the other nominations for CBS Sports include multiple nods with its partner Turner Sports for their joint coverage of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship: Outstanding PLAYOFF COVERAGE, Outstanding OPEN/TEASE (Brackets Everywhere) and Outstanding SPORTS PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT-INSTITUTIONAL (Brackets Everywhere). CBS Sports' coverage of the Masters earned multiple nominations for Outstanding LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL, Outstanding TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE (CBS Sports/ESPN3D) and Outstanding SPORTS PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT-INSTITUTIONAL (The Voice of Golf; Confessions, Navigation, Costumes). In addition, the Network's coverage of the Army-Navy football game received a nomination for Outstanding LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL. And its coverage of Monster Energy Supercross earned a nod for Outstanding LIVE EVENT TURNAROUND. CBS Sports Network earned its first ever Emmy nomination for Outstanding EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL (One Heartbeat). CBS Sports and Showtime's produced Inside the NFL earned nominations for Outstanding STUDIO SHOW - WEEKLY; and Outstanding SHORT FEATURE (One Last Wish: The Danny Webber Story). Showtime also earned a nomination, along with MLB Productions, for its series The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins for Outstanding EDITED SPORTS SERIES/Anthology.
More Articles by This Author...
Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
VIDEOS: New Clips from Seth Rogen's THIS IS THE END Released
Rooney Mara is the Face for New Calvin Klein Scent
VIDEO: She & Him Release Music Video for 'I Could've Been Your Girl'
EA Announces Battlefield 4 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
BWW Blog: Leah Edwards - Practice. Perform. Repeat
BWW Reviews: Blue Lapis Light's Encore Engagement of HEAVEN-EARTH-ONE is Heavenly
2013-2014 Season Highlights at Carnegie Hall