CBS's recent name change from "Eye on Sports" to "The CBS
Sports Show" will include some changes to the show's format, the
most significant of which will be new host Pat O'Brien.
According to CBS Sports spokesperson Leslie Anne Wade, with
O'Brien, the show will be "newsier," feature more "uniquely Pat
O'Brien features" and carry more live events on a regular basis.
The show will air on weekends, but has no permanent time slot
The Sports Emmys were awarded April 25 at the Marriott
Marquis in New York by the National Academy of Television Arts &
Sciences. Howard Cosell was posthumously awarded the Sports
Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award. The number of Emmys, as broken
down by broadcast and cable outlets: CBS (8), ESPN (5), ABC (4),
Fox (4), NBC (4), Disney (3), TNT/ NFL Films (2), HBO (1), MTV
(1). AND THE WINNERS ARE ...
OUTSTANDING SPORTS SPECIAL: NHL Stanley Cup Finals (ESPN).
OUSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SERIES: Monday Night Football (ABC).
OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL: Lillehammer '94/16 Days of
Glory (Disney/Cappy Productions), OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS
SERIES/ANTHOLOGIES: MTV Sports. OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY
-- STUDIO HOST: Bob Costas (NBC). OUTSTANDING SPORTS
PERSONALITY -- PLAY-BY-PLAY: Keith Jackson (ABC). OUTSTANDING
SPORTS PERSONALITY -- ANALYST: John Madden (Fox).
TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE: ESPN Speedworld and '94 Olympics
(CBS). TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO: Fox NFL Sunday. FILM
CINEMATOGRAPHERS: '94 Winter Olympics -- Downhill POV (CBS) and
Lillehammer '94/16 Days of Glory (Disney/Cappy Productions).
ELECTRONIC CAMERAPERSONS: Ironman Triathlon World Championships
(NBC Ironman Triathlon Corp.).
FILM EDITING: Lillehammer '94/16 Days of Glory
(Disney/Cappy), and 75 Seasons: The Story Of The NFL (TNT/NFL
Films). VIDEOTAPE EDITING: Fox NFL Sunday and A Passion to
Play: Stories of Women in Sports (ABC). WRITING: Wimbledon
'94 -- Closing Thoughts, by Dick Enberg (NBC). GRAPHIC DESIGN:
'94 Winter Olympics (CBS). MUSIC: 75 Seasons -- finale (TNT/NFL
Films). SOUND/AUDIO: Grunt & Punt 5 (Fox/NFL Films).
PRODUCTION DESIGN/ART DIRECTION: 40 For The Ages (NBC/SITV).
TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT: ESPN Speedworld -- Point of View
Technoligies (ESPN). INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT: '94 Winter
Olympics -- Charles Kuralt (CBS). PROGRAM ACHIEVEMENT: Arthur
Ashe: Citizen of the World (HBO). STUDIO SHOW: NFL Gameday
(ESPN). SPORTS JOURNALISM: '94 Winter Olympics -- Mossad
Feature (CBS). FEATURES: SportsCenter -- Brad Gaines (ESPN),
and '94 Winter Olympics -- Heroes of Telemark (CBS). PROMOTIONS:
Monday Night Football (ABC). OPENS/ CLOSES/TEASES: '94 Olympics
-- prime-time open (CBS).