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NBC LEADS PACK WITH 22 SPORTS EMMY NOMINATIONS

     The Sports Emmys will be awarded April 25 at the Marriot
Marquis in New York.  The nominations in 26 categories were
announced last week by the the National Academy of Television
Arts & Sciences.  The number of nominations, as broken down by
broadcast and cable outlets:
NBC       22        Fox       9         MTV       2
     CBS       16        HBO       8         Syn.      2
     ABC       14        Disney    5         CNN       1
     ESPN      14        TNT       4
     And the nominees are ...
     OUTSTANDING SPORTS SPECIAL:  The Masters (CBS), NHL Stanley
Cup Finals (ESPN), Orange Bowl (NBC), Indianapolis 500 (ABC), MLB
All-Star Game (NBC/TBN).
     OUSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SERIES:  World Championship Boxing
(HBO), Fox NFL Sunday (Fox), The NBA on NBC (NBC), Monday Night
Football (ABC), ESPN Sunday Night NFL (ESPN).
     OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL:  Lillehammer '94/16 Days
of Glory (Disney/Cappy Productions), 75 Seasons (TNT/NFL Films),
'94 Winter Olympics (CBS), Ironman Triathlon World Championships
(NBC/World Triathlon Corp.), "In This Corner:  Boxing's Historic
Battles" (HBO).
     OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SERIES/ANTHOLOGIES:  MTV Sports
(MTV), Wide World of Sports (ABC), SportsWorld (NBC), NBA's
Inside Stuff (NBC/NBA Entertainment), This is the NFL
(Syndicated/NFL Films).
     OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY -- STUDIO HOST:  Bob Costas
(NBC), Dan Patrick (ESPN), Chris Berman (ESPN), Keith Olbermann
(ESPN), Greg Gumbel (CBS/NBC).
     OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY -- PLAY-BY-PLAY:  Dick Enberg
(NBC), Al Michaels (ABC), Marv Albert (NBC), Jon Miller (ESPN),
Keith Jackson (ABC).
     OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY -- ANALYST:  John Madden
(Fox), Terry Bradshaw (Fox), Tom Jackson (ESPN), Billy Packer
(CBS), Mary Carillo (CBS).
     TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE:  ESPN Speedworld (ESPN), '94 Winter
Olympics (CBS), Monday Night Football (ABC), Fox NFL Sunday
(Fox), NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (CBS).
     TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO:  Fox NFL Sunday (Fox), Monday Night
Football -- teases (ABC).
     FILM CINEMATOGRAPHERS:  MTV Sports (MTV), '94 Winter
Olympics -- Downhill POV (CBS), Inside the NFL -- Sounds of the
Season (HBO), Lillehammer '94/16 Days of Glory (Disney/ Cappy
Productions).
     ELECTRONIC CAMERAPERSONS:  ESPN Speedworld (ESPN), '94
Winter Olympics (CBS), College football teases -- Michigan vs.
Notre Dame & Orange Bowl (NBC), Ironman Triathlon World
Championships (NBC Ironman Triathlon Corp.).
     FILM EDITING:  Lillehammer '94/16 Days of Glory
(Disney/Cappy Productions), 75 Seasons (TNT/NFL Films), In This
Corner:  Boxing's Historic Battles (HBO).
     VIDEOTAPE EDITING:  Fox NFL Sunday (Fox), '94 Winter
Olympics -- Come And See The Show (CBS), Grunt & Punt -- Episode
5 (Fox/NFL Films), A Passion to Play:  Stories of Women in Sports
(ABC), Ironman Triathlon World Championships (NBC Ironman
Triathlon Corp.).
     WRITING:  Wimbledon '94 -- Closing Thoughts, by Dick Enberg
(NBC), Wide World of Sports & Sports Illustrated -- Sarajevo:
Ten Years, Too Many Tears, by William Oscar Johnson (ABC/SITV),
40 For The Ages -- open, Ali through close, by Gary Smith
(NBC/SITV), Lillehammer '94/16 Days of Glory, by Bud Greenspan
(Disney/Cappy Productions).
     GRAPHIC DESIGN:  '94 Winter Olympics (CBS), '94 World Figure
Skating Championships (NBC), 40 For The Ages (NBC/ SITV), World
Championship Boxing, open (HBO).
     MUSIC:  75 Seasons -- finale (TNT/NFL Films), Monday Night
Football (ABC), Ironman Triathlon Score (NBC/World Triathlon
Corp.), Lillehammer/16 Days (Disney/Cappy).
     SOUND/AUDIO:  ESPN Speedworld (ESPN), Road to the Super Bowl
(Syndicated/NFL Films), Grunt & Punt 5 (Fox/NFL Films).
     PRODUCTION DESIGN/ART DIRECTION:  40 For The Ages (NBC/
SITV), '94 Winter Olympics (CBS).
     TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT:  Wide World of Sports -- Cable Cam at
Kentucky Derby/Belmont/Preakness (ABC), '94 Winter Olympics --
Hocket Net Cam (TNT), ESPN Speedworld -- Point of View
Technoligies (ESPN).
     INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT:  '94 Winter Olympics -- Charles
Kuralt (CBS).
     PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENT:  Sporting Life with Jim Huber -- The
Moses Project (CNN), Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World (HBO), A
Passion To Play: Stories of Women in Sports (ABC).
     STUDIO SHOW:  NFL Gameday (ESPN), Fox NFL Sunday (Fox).
     SPORTS JOURNALISM:  Now with Tom Brokaw & Katie Couric --
Bobby Knight (NBC), Wide World of Sports & SITV -- Sarajevo:  10
Years, Too Many Tears (ABC/SITV).
     FEATURES:  SportsCenter -- Brad Gaines (ESPN), SportsWorld -
- Romanian Revolution (NBC), '94 Winter Olympics -- Heroes of
Telemark (CBS), American Coaches:  men of Wisdom and Victory
(HBO).
     PROMOTIONS:  World Cup Soccer (ESPN), Monday Night Football
(ABC).
     OPENS/CLOSES/TEASES:  Wimbledon -- Rule Brittania open tease
(NBC), '94 Winter Olympics -- prime-time open (CBS).
     PRE-EMMY NOTES:  SITV President Ted Shaker noted that they
received five Emmy nominations, despite airing limited
programming during their first year of operation.  Shaker:  "We
are delighted by this recognition in our first year, given our
programming in 1994 consisted exclusively of '40 For The Ages'
and 'Wide World'" (SITV).  Of ESPN's 14 nominations, four were
for its SpeedWorld coverage.  SpeedWorld has won nine Sports
Emmys in the last five years.  In '94, ESPN received 22
nominations and 10 awards (ESPN).
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