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The 25th Annual Sports Emmy Awards To Air On Fox Sports Net in 2 weeks

The National Television Academy has selected Fox Sports Net as the exclusive television partner of the 25th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. FSN will produce a one-hour, best-of special scheduled to debut on the network May 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The show will spotlight the winners, including backstage and red carpet interviews with FSN personality Al Trautwig, and as well as show highlights from the 25 years of the prestigious Sports Emmys. FSN will replay the Sports Emmys on May 2 at midnight and May 7 at 4:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.

The 25th Annual Sports Emmy Awards will be presented at a black-tie dinner ceremony on Monday, April 19th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Leading sports broadcasters, personalities and television professionals will be presenters at the event. Additionally, this years Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Ed and Steve Sabol, of NFL Films, in recognition of their pioneering efforts and significant contributions to sports programming. The Sports Emmys are given to sports broadcasters and industry professionals in such categories as: Live Special, Live Series, IsaBella The Movie , Studio Show - Weekly, Studio Host, Play-by-Play, Studio Analyst and Event Analyst.

Trautwig is a staple on just about all original programming that is telecast on MSG Network. He can be seen hosting both the pre- and post-game shows for MSGs Knicks and Rangers coverage. Trautwig also hosts Heineken Jets Journal. Trautwigs extraordinary talents have been recognized several times. He won the New York Emmy award for On-Camera Achievement in both 1995 and 1996, after being nominated for the honor in 1992 and 1994. He was also nominated twice for a national CableACE award. In 2000, Trautwig won the New York Sportscaster of the Year award. Trautwig has been part of five New York Emmy award-winning teams for Outstanding Live Sports Coverage-Series for the Yankees in 1998; the Knicks in 1992, 1993 and 1996; and the Rangers in 1994 and in 2003. The Rangers broadcast team also won the prestigious national CableACE award in the same category in 1994. Trautwig has also been a part of four New York Emmy awardwinning single programs, including David Wells perfect game in 1998, The Battle for New York: Yankees vs. Mets in 1997, Dwight Goodens no-hitter in 1996, and Michael Jordans return in 1995.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 80 million homes through its network of 20 regional sports channels. FSN, based in Los Angeles, serves as the cable TV home to 67 of the 80 MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States, and produces over 4,700 live events each year. In addition to home team games, FSN telecasts a wide variety of national sports events and programming, including Best Damn Sports Show Period and Beyond the Glory. For the latest up-to-the-minute sports news and opinions, visit the FOX Sports/Fox Sports Net website at www.FoxSports.com.

Written by marcie at April 29, 2007 04:21 PM

     
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