33rd Annual Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today unveiled the nominees for the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards.  The awards ceremony will take place April 30th in New York City.

More than 170 nominees were announced in 33 categories.  Here is the breakdown as to how many nominations were earned by each network group:

ESPN (ESPN, ESPN 2, ABC, ESPN 3D, espn.com): 55
NBC Sports Group (NBC, Versus, Golf Channel, nbcsports.com):  32
CBS (CBS, Showtime, CBSSports.com):  26
Turner Sports (TNT, TBS, NBA TV, NBA.com, truTV):  22
HBO Sports  :19
FOX Sports Media Group (FOX, SPEED):  16
NFL Network  :12
MLB Network  :8
MLB Advanced Media (MLB.com, MLBAM):  2
NFL.com  :2
NCAA.com  :1
PGA.com  :1

ESPN got the most nominations with 36, followed by NBC with 22, HBO with 19, and CBS, Fox, and TNT each with 15.  HBO’s 24/7 received the most nominations of any series with 8 while ESPN’s E:60 received 7. 

Last month the Academy announced that Jack Whitaker will be receiving the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

You can view the complete list of nominees on the Academy’s website.