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Posted: 03/13/2008

NFL Network, NFL Films and NFL.com garner Emmy nominations

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NFL.com receives first-ever nomination;

92 Emmys and counting for NFL Films;

Inside the NFL tops show nominees

NFL Network, NFL Films and NFL.com recorded 15 Sports Emmy Award nominations, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today. This marks the most Sports Emmy nominations the NFL has received in one year.

Among the nominations are the first-ever for NFL.com, which earned recognition for its NFL.com LIVE coverage of NFL Network’s Thursday and Saturday Night Football and its Anatomy of a Play, a short-form 360-degree analysis of key plays of the week.

NFL Network’s critically acclaimed series America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions continued its success of last year, earning two nominations including one for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology.

Inside the NFL, produced by HBO and NFL Films, was the most-nominated show.

NFL Films’ Road to the Super Bowl, the longest-running (33 years, 1974 debut) and most honored (28 Sports Emmys) annual sports special, also garnered two nominations. NFL Films has earned 92 Sports Emmys.

The 29th Annual Sports Emmys Awards will be presented on Monday, April 28 in New York City at Rose Hall at Lincoln Center.

Following is a list of the nominations:

Outstanding live event turnaround: NFL Mic’d Up: Ravens vs. 49ers (NFL Network/NFL Films)

Outstanding edited sports special: Super Bowl 360 (ESPN/NFL Films)

Outstanding edited sports series/anthology: America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions (NFL Network/NFL Films); Greatest High School Football Rivalries (Versus/NFL Films); Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (HBO/NFL Films)

Outstanding studio show, weekly: Inside the NFL (HBO/NFL Films)

Outstanding long feature: NFL Films Presents: Finding Your Butkus (NFL Network/NFL Films)

Outstanding new approaches, coverage: NFL.com LIVE

Outstanding new approaches, general interest: NFL.com Anatomy of a Play (NFL Films)

Outstanding editing: Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (HBO/NFL Films)

Outstanding camera work: Road to the Super Bowl (NFL Network/NFL Films); Inside the NFL (HBO/NFL Films)

Outstanding music composition/direction/lyrics: America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions (NFL Network/NFL Films); Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (HBO/NFL Films)

Outstanding post-produced audio/sound: Road to the Super Bowl (NFL Network/NFL Films)

NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day on a year-round basis and is the first television network fully dedicated to the NFL and the sport of football. For more information, log onto www.nfl.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

 
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