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CABLE ACE AWARD NOMINATIONS: ESPN LEADS THE WAY WITH 19
Published September 20, 1995
The National Academy of Cable Programming has announced the nominations for the CableACE Awards, to be presented December 1 and 2 in L.A. In sports categories, ESPN led with 19 nominations, with ESPN2 also getting its first-ever nomination. Others: HBO Sports -- 8; Turner Sports -- 6; CNN Sports -- 2; MSG Network -- 2; MTV Sports -- 1; SportsChannel New York -- 1. The envelopes, please: WRITING IN A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Frank Deford, "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO. EDITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL OR SERIES: David Salamone, "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO. SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SPECIAL: "Discover Stars on Ice," TBS Superstation; "ESPN's America's Cup 1995," ESPN; "Rock & Jock Softball VI," MTV. SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SERIES: "ESPN College Football," ESPN; "NBA Playoffs on TBS," TBS Superstation; "NBA Playoffs on TNT," TNT; "Sunday Night NFL," ESPN; "World Championship Boxing," HBO. SPORTS NEWS SERIES: "CNN Sports Tonight," CNN; "College GameDay," ESPN; "Sunday SportsDay," ESPN; "NFL GameDay," ESPN; "SportsCenter," ESPN. SPORTS INFORMATION SPECIAL: "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO; "Lillehammer '94: 16 Days of Glory," Disney Channel; "Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion," HBO. SPORTS INFORMATION SERIES: "Inside the NFL," HBO; "MTV Sports," MTV; "The Sporting Life with Jim Huber," CNN; "The Sports Reporters," ESPN; "Up Close: Prime Time," ESPN. SPORTS HOST: Chris Berman, ESPN; Jim Lampley, HBO; Keith Olbermann, ESPN; Dan Patrick, ESPN; Al Trautwig, MSG. SPORTS PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER: Marv Albert, MSG; Mike Emrick, SportsChannel NY; Bob Neal, TNT; Mike Patrick, ESPN. SPORTS COMMENTATOR/ANALYST: Doug Collins, TNT; Peter Gammons, ESPN; Dick Schaap, ESPN; Dick Vitale, ESPN. DIRECTING LIVE SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SPECIAL OR SERIES: Chip Dean, "ESPN College Football: Alabama vs. Tennessee," ESPN; Douglas Holmes, "ESPN's 1995 Stanley Cup Finals," ESPN; Craig Janoff, "NBA on TBS," TBS Superstation, Marc Payton, "World Championship Boxing," HBO. MAGAZINE SHOW SPECIAL OR SERIES: "MotorWorld 2: The Italy Tour," ESPN2; "NBA Inside Stuff," ESPN.