ESPN Deportes Wins Two Sports Emmy Awards in First Year of Spanish-language Categories
ESPN Deportes won two Sports Emmy Awards, presented for the 35th year by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in New York. In the first year of Spanish-language categories, two ESPN Deportes entries were recognized in the Best Studio Show category – SportsCenter and Nacion.
ESPN Deportes had four nominations this year including three for the first-ever Studio Show in Spanish category. Jose Ramon Fernandez was nominated in the first-ever On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish category.
In total, ESPN took home seven awards also including the 30 for 30 film series, X Games, E:60, SportsCenter and football’s College GameDay.
ESPN has now won 160 Sports Emmy Awards in 27 years of eligibility.
ESPN’s Sports Emmy Awards (all are ESPN, except as noted):
Studio Show in Spanish Nacion (ESPN Deportes)
Sports Documentary Series 30 for 30
Studio Show/weekly College GameDay (football)
Live Graphic Design X Games