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2024 Sports Emmy Nominations: ESPN Leads the Way With 57 Nominations; CBS Sports Nabs Four Nods for Outstanding Live Special

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2024 Sports Emmy Nominations: ESPN Leads the Way With 57 Nominations; CBS Sports Nabs Four Nods for Outstanding Live Special George Wensel Technical Achievement Nominees are in The Masters (CBS), MLB Home Run Derby StatCast Edition (ESPN), MNF With Peyton & Eli (ESPN), Thursday Night Football (Prime Video), and Toy Story Funday Football (ESPN) By Kristian Hern ndez, Senior Editor

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - 3:33 pm

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards on Tuesday. ESPN led all network groups with 57 total nominations, while CBS Sports also pulled in an impressive 30 nods. FOX Sports also received 28 selections and NBC Sports (20), TNT Sports (17), NFL Network (12), Prime Video (12), and HBO (10) all registered double-digit nomination totals.

Among the leaders by program, NFL 360 from NFL Network received 11 nominations, while CBS Sports and Nickelodeon's coverage of Super Bowl LVIII pulled in 10, and ESPN's E60 and Prime Video's Thursday Night Football both netted nine. NBC's Sunday Night Football and ESPN's SportsCenter nabed five apiece, while Fox's NFL coverage, HBO Sports/NFL Films' Hard Knocks, HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel, and ESPN's Toy Story Funday Football were nominated for four statues, respectively.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) will announce the winners at an in-person ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall on May 21.

This year's sports broadcasting nominees produced thrilling and captivating television, Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS said in the official nominations announcement. We look forward to welcoming these exceptional professionals to the 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards in May.

NATAS announced nominations in 46 categories including Outstanding Live Special, Live Series, and Playoff Coverage, along with Outstanding Technical Team Remote and Technical Team Studio, and the prestigious George Wensel Technical Achievement Award.

Check out this year's full list of nominees below:

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPECIAL

The Masters - CBS

The 105th PGA Championship - CBS

Super Bowl LVIII, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers - CBS

Super Bowl LVIII, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers - Nickelodeon/Nickelodeon Productions/CBS Sports/NFL Films

The 119th World Series, Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - FOX

OUTSTANDING LIVE SERIES

FOX CFB - FOX/FS1

FOX NFL - FOX

Monday Night Football - ABC/ESPN

Monday Night Football with Peyton & Eli - ESPN2/Omaha Productions

Sunday Night Football - NBC/Peacock

OUTSTANDING PLAYOFF COVERAGE

American League Championship Series, Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers - FOX/FS1

College Football Playoff Semifinals, Rose Bowl & Sugar Bowl - ESPN

MLB Postseason on tbs - tbs

NFC Championship, Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers - FOX

NFL Playoffs on NBC - NBC/Peacock

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM EVENT

The Masters - CBS

NASCAR on NBC, Chicago Street Race - NBC

Super Bowl LVIII -CBS

Thursday Night Football - Prime Video/Amazon MGM Studios

2023 US Open - ESPN/ESPN2/ESPN /ABC

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO

FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 - FOX/FS1

FOX NFL, Stage A - FOX

NFL Draft - ESPN/ABC

The NFL Today, Super Bowl LVIII - CBS

Thursday Night Football - Prime Video/Amazon MGM Studios

THE GEORGE WENSEL TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Masters, TFC Compound Connect - CBS

2023 MLB Home Run Derby, StatCast Edition: Live Virtual 3D Event Coverage - ESPN2

Monday Night Football with Peyton & Eli, Peyton Manning's AR Table - ESPN2/Omaha Productions

Thursday Night Football, TNF Table Talk - Prime Video/Amazon MGM Studios/Girraphic

Toy Story Funday Football, DragonFly Tech - DISNEY /ESPN /NFL/Next Gen Stats/Beyond Sports/Hawk-Eye

OUTSTANDING AUDIO/SOUND - LIVE EVENT

FOX MLB - FOX/FS1

FOX NASCAR - FOX/FS1

Little League World Series - ESPN/ESPN2/ABC

NASCAR on NBC - NBC/USA

Sunday Night Baseball - ESPN/ESPN2

Sunday Night Football - NBC/Peacock

Super Bowl LVIII - CBS

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW - WEEKLY

College GameDay - ESPN

FOX CFB: Big Noon Kickoff - FOX/FS1

FOX NFL Sunday - FOX

Inside the NBA on TNT - TNT

The NFL Today - CBS

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW - DAILY

MLB Tonight - MLB Network

NBA Countdown - ESPN/ESPN2

NFL Live - ESPN/ESPN2

Pardon The Interruption - ESPN/Rydholm Projects

SportsCenter - ESPN

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW - LIMITED RUN

College GameDay: College Football Playoff - ESPN

FOX MLB: The Postseason - FOX/FS1

Inside the NBA Playoffs on TNT - TNT

Postseason NFL Countdown - ESPN

Road to the Final Four - CBS/TNT

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW IN SPANISH

Ahora o Nunca - ESPN Deportes

2023 FIFA Women's World Cup - Telemundo

Fuera de Juego - ESPN

Futbol Central, Verano de Campeones - Univision/TUDN

Republica Deportiva - Univision/TUDN

Sunday Night Football - Telemundo

OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE

College Football Playoff MegaCast: Rose Bowl Game - ESPN/ESPN2/ESPN Deportes/ESPNU/ESPNews/SEC Network/ESPN App/ABC/LHN

Fan Controlled Racing Watch Party - Twitch/Kick Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment

The Magic and Mastery of US Open Champion: Carlos Alcaraz - ESPN.com

NCAA March Madness Live - March Madness Live

Thursday Night Football: Black Friday Football Studio -Prime Video/Amazon MGM Studios

Thursday Night Football: Event Coverage Optionality/Customization - Prime Video/Amazon MGM Studios

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL INNOVATION

Big City Greens Classic: Fully Animated Live Sporting Event With Integrated Real-Time Animated Talent - ESPN /Disney Channel/Disney XD/Disney /Beyond Sports/Silver Spoon Animation/Disney Television Animation

Dreamcaster - MSG Network/MSG Weber Shandwick/Helo

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