Sports Emmy Awards 2020: ESPN, Fox Lead All Networks

Fox’s coverage of Super Bowl LIV led all shows

Last Updated: August 12, 2020 @ 7:20 AM

ESPN and Fox led all networks at Tuesday’s 41st annual Sports Emmy Awards, with each network picking up seven prizes.

Fox’s coverage of Super Bowl LIV picked up four Emmys, the most of any individual program, followed by HBO’s “24/7,” which earned three.

TNT’s Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley were recognized as Outstanding studio host and analyst, while NBC’s Mike Emrick was honored for his play-by-play work and Kirk Herbstreit as best sports event analyst.

Fox Sports’ Lindsay Czarniak and NBC’s Craig Melvin hosted the livestreamed ceremony, which recognized winners in more than 35 categories.

The complete list of winners follows.

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL
The Masters  (CBS)

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SERIES
NFL on CBS  (CBS)

OUTSTANDING PLAYOFF COVERAGE
NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (tbs/CBS/TNT/truTV)

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS EVENT COVERAGE
UFC Fight Flashback: Khabib vs. McGregor  (UFC Fight Pass)

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL OR SERIES
24/7: Kelly Slater (HBO)

OUTSTANDING ESPORTS COVERAGE
League of Legends World Final [Riot Games] (YouTube)

OUTSTANDING SHORT SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
E: 60  Hilinski’s Hope (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING LONG SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali Part I    (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SERIALIZED SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
Last Chance U (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – WEEKLY
Inside the NBA  (TNT)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – DAILY
MLB Tonight (MLB Network)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – LIMITED RUN
NFL 100 All-Time Team   (NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS NEWS/FEATURE ANTHOLOGY
SC Featured (ESPNews)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS JOURNALISM
E: 60  The Squad: 44 Years, 41 Allegations (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FEATURE
NCAA Golf Championships — Life Without Katie: The Jason Enloe Story  (Golf Channel)

OUTSTANDING LONG FEATURE
SC Featured — Taquarius Wair: Unstoppable (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING OPEN/TEASE
Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (Fox)

OUTSTANDING TRANS-MEDIA SPORTS COVERAGE
NFL 100 Greatest & All-Time Team  (NFL Network)

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL INNOVATION
Red Bull Rampage  (Red Bull TV)

OUTSTANDING SOCIAL TV EXPERIENCE
#SandlotToTheShow  (MLB Network)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – STUDIO HOST
Ernie Johnson  (TNT)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – PLAY-BY-PLAY
Mike Emrick  (NBC/NBCSN)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – STUDIO ANALYST
Charles Barkley (TNT)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – SPORTS EVENT ANALYST
Kirk Herbstreit  (ESPN/ABC)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – SPORTS REPORTER
Tom Verducci  (FOX/MLB Network)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE
The Masters (CBS/CBS Sports Network)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO
2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup  (FOX/FS1)

OUTSTANDING CAMERA WORK
24/7: Kelly Slater (HBO)

OUTSTANDING EDITING – SHORT FORM
Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (Fox)

OUTSTANDING EDITING – LONG FORM
Any One of Us   (HBO)

THE DICK SCHAAP OUTSTANDING WRITING AWARD
24/7 : Kelly Slater (HBO)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION
Jimmy V Classic: Don’t Give Up on Me (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT AUDIO/SOUND
NASCAR on NBC (NBC/NBCSN)

OUTSTANDING POST-PRODUCED AUDIO/SOUND
Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (Fox)

OUTSTANDING LIVE GRAPHIC DESIGN
NFL on ESPN (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING POST-PRODUCED GRAPHIC DESIGN
NFL on ESPN  (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO OR PRODUCTION DESIGN/ART DIRECTION
Super Bowl LIV: Next 100 (Fox)

THE GEORGE WENSEL TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Masters — Every Shot, Every Hole  (CBS)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT
2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: All Eyes on Us (FOX/FS1/FS2/FOX Deportes)

For the record: An earlier version of this story listed the incorrect network airing “24/7.”