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SPORTS NOMINATIONS FOR CABLEACE AWARDS: ESPN LEADS WITH 22
Published October 10, 1997
The National Academy of Cable Programming has announced the nominations for the CableACE Awards to be presented November 14-15 in L.A. In sports categories, ESPN leads the field with 22 nominations; HBO has five, including "Real Sports'" Bryant Gumbel for Best Magazine Host; MSG Network has four; TNT, Showtime and CNN/SI have three, while CNN, TBS, The Golf Channel, Lifetime Network and SportsChannel NY each received one nomination. HBO's "Arli$$" garnered seven nominations, including Best Comedy Series. The following lists the sports-related nominations: SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SPECIAL: "Stanley Cup Finals," ESPN; "Jackie Robinson Game," ESPN; "NCAA Women's Tournament Final Four," ESPN; "Holyfield-Tyson II," Showtime. SPORTS EVENTS COVERAGE SERIES: "Braves Baseball," TBS; "SpeedWorld," ESPN; "Sunday Night Baseball," ESPN; "Sunday Night NFL," ESPN; "Tour de France," ESPN. SPORTS NEWS SERIES: "College GameDay," ESPN; "Golf Central," The Golf Channel; "NFL Prime Monday," ESPN; "SportsCenter," ESPN; "SportsWeekly," ESPN. SPORTS INFORMATION SERIES: "Inside the NFL," HBO; "Outside the Lines," ESPN; "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel," HBO; "The Sporting Life W/Jim Huber," CNN; "The Sports Reporters," ESPN. SPORTS INFORMATION SPECIAL: "Breaking Through: Our Turn To Play," Lifetime; "Football America," TNT; "Long Shots: The Life and Times of the ABA," HBO; "NBA At 50," TNT; "Sports On The Silver Screen," HBO. SPORTS HOST: Chris Berman, ESPN; Vince Cellini, CNN/SI; Fred Hickman, CNN/SI; Bob Page, MSG; Dan Patrick, ESPN. PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER: Marv Albert, Knicks Basketball, MSG; Mike Emrick, Devils Hockey, SportsChannel NY; Jon Miller, ESPN Baseball, ESPN; Mike Patrick, Sunday Night NFL/College Basketball, ESPN; Dick Stockton, NBA/TNT, TNT. SPORTS COMMENTATOR/ANALYST: Bobby Czyz, Steve Albert, Ferdie Pacheco, Showtime; Tom Jackson, ESPN; Leigh Montville, CNN/SI; Joe Morgan, ESPN; Dick Vitale, ESPN. DIRECTING LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL OR SERIES: Bob Dunphy, "Holyfield-Tyson II," Showtime; Douglas Holmes, "Stanley Cup Playoffs," ESPN; Bobby Lewis, "Rangers Hockey," MSG; Marc Payton, "Major League Baseball," ESPN; Bill Webb, "Yankees Baseball," MSG.