NASCAR on FOX Takes Home Two Trophies
Tom Verducci Recognized as Outstanding Sports Reporter
LOS ANGELES – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented its 39th Annual Sports Emmy Awards on Tuesday evening in New York City, and FOX Sports took top honors in six different categories. Receiving 31 nominations across FOX Sports’ networks, the dynamic collection of wins included those for NASCAR event coverage, MLB Postseason studio show, on-air personalities, and audio production.
It was a night of repeats and three-peats for FOX Sports. For the second year in a row, MLB on FOX, The Postseason earned the Outstanding Studio Show – Limited Run Sports Emmy. FOX Sports’ Daytona Day Promo earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement for a second time. FOX Sports took home the Outstanding Social TV Experience Sports Emmy for a third year in a row, this time for 100,000 CAMERAS: Ohio State vs. Michigan, which was produced by FOX and NASCAR Productions.
Plus, NASCAR on FOX was honored with the Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound Sports Emmy – a category FOX Sports has won every year since 2006, and 16 of the last 17 years.
Here’s the complete list:
FOX Sports’ 2018 Sports Emmy Awards
Outstanding Studio Show – Limited Run: MLB on FOX, The Postseason (FOX/FS1)
Outstanding Social TV Experience: 100,000 Cameras: Ohio State vs. Michigan (FOX/NASCAR Productions)
Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter: Tom Verducci (MLB Network/FOX)
Outstanding Technical Team Remote: NASCAR on FOX (FOX/FS1)
Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound: NASCAR on FOX (FOX/FS1)
Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement: Daytona 500 – Daytona Day (FOX)
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, including FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports app. Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.