ESPN Deportes nabs four Sports Emmy nominations
In the second year of Spanish-language Emmy Award categories, ESPN Deportes receives four Sports Emmy nominations: two in the Studio Show category and two in On-Air Personality. The announcement was made yesterday by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; the winners will be announced Tuesday, May 5, in New York. For the second consecutive year, ESPN Deportes garners four nominations: Studio Show in Spanish- SportsCenter – The network’s flagship news and information studio show that won an Emmy last year in the same category, received its second nomination Fuera de Juego– ESPN Deportes’ show dedicated to international soccer earned its first nomination. On-Air Personality in Spanish Jose Ramon Fernandez – The legendary Mexican sports journalist gained his second nomination. Ernesto Jerez – Veteran play-by-play baseball commentator, widely known
for his is signature home run call “¡no… nono, nono, no…! ¡Dígale que no a esa pelota!” joined the list with his first nomination. In 2014, the first year of Spanish-language categories, ESPN Deportes won two Best Studio Show Sports Emmy Awards– SportsCenter and Nacion. The network also had a total of four nominations. ESPN, Inc. led the industry with 57 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2014, the most ever for ESPN. In addition to ESPN Deportes, nominations expand across platforms – ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPN.com, ESPNEWS, espnW, Grantland.com, WatchESPN, and in its first year of eligibility, SEC Network.