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)

                        SportsCenter (ESPN Deportes)

Sports Documentary Series           30 for 30                           

Studio Show/weekly                      College GameDay (football)

Journalism                                    E:60 – Children of the Ring (ESPN2)

Short Feature                                SportsCenter – Richie Parker: Drive

Live Graphic Design                       X Games