TELEMUNDO SPORTS LEADS ALL SPANISH-LANGUAGE NETWORKS IN NOMINATIONS FOR THE 35th ANNUAL SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS
Miami, March 26 - Telemundo Sports led all Spanish-language networks in nominations to the 35th Sports Emmy® Awards, according to the announcement made today by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). More than 180 nominees were announced in 39 categories and NBCUniversal's Spanish-language broadcast network was recognized with six nominations, tying with ABC and outranking its Spanish-language competitors including ESPN Deportes (4) and Univision Deportes (3), as well as general market networks such as TBS, CBS Sports Network and FOX Soccer Channel, among others. The Awards will be given out at Jazz at Lincoln Center's prestigious Frederick P. Rose Hall, located in the Time Warner Center on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 in New York City.
Below are Telemundo's nominations:
Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish
-Fíºtbol Estelar: La Gran Final: León vs. Amí©rica
-Fíºtbol Estelar: Super Clí¡sico: Guadalajara vs. Amí©rica
-Rumbo al Mundial: Costa Rica vs. Mí©xico
Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish
Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media's sports division, is one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States. The "U.S. Home of the Olympics in Spanish," Deportes Telemundo also offers World Cup Qualifying matches played by the Mexican National Team; all Liga MX matches played at home by Club León; the leading boxing show in U.S. Spanish-language television, "Boxeo Telemundo," and the U.S. broadcast and online rights in Spanish language to the biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup®, across all platforms (except radio), 2015 through 2022.
In addition to its biggest sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces two leading sports entertainment shows, "Titulares y Mí¡s" and "Titulares Telemundo," offering the latest sports news and analysis combined with entertainment and lifestyle segments. Deportes Telemundo's award-winning broadcast team is led by internationally acclaimed sportscaster Andrí©s Cantor and also includes Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Manuel Sol, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, Ana Jurka, Rene Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.
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