Comcast SportsNet Nominated for 31 Emmys

Comcast SportsNet scored 31 Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations at a ceremony last night hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, which annually honor excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, will be presented September 22nd at the Philadelphia Hilton.

“I am very proud of our staff at Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network for producing outstanding work across a variety of categories, a true testament to the breath and quality of work created by both of our networks,” said Brian Monihan, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia President.  “As a regional sports network, we are honored to once again be nominated for Overall Station Excellence and I wish all the nominees the best of luck at the Awards in September.”

Comcast SportsNet was nominated for excellence in the following categories:

Station Excellence
“Comcast SportsNet”

Sports – Daily Program or Sportscast
“Toyota SportsNite” – Michelle Murray, Rob Kuestner, Mike Mulhern, Rob Michel, Bill Markel, Pat Devlin, Lisa Hillary


Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited Program/Special/Series
“Phillies Baseball” – Shawn Oleksiak, Jeff Halikman, Ray Tipton, John Disangro

“Flyers Hockey” – Shawn Oleksiak, Bryan Cooper, Eric Grossman, Carl Graber

“Philadelphia International Cycling Championship” – Shawn Oleksiak, Scott Faccenda, Brian McLendon, Nick Marchetta

Arts/Entertainment Program Feature/Segment
“Legacy in Bronze” – Brad Nau

Health/Environmental/Science – Program Feature/Segment
“Killing the Pain” – John Boruk, Justin Krapf

Historic/Cultural Program Feature/Segment
“Bigger than Baseball” – Brad Nau

“A Promise From Pedro” – Brad Nau

“Living With the Dream” – Jerry Hines, Ron Burke, Jim Reuling

“Wilts Perfect Number” – Brad Nau

Human Interest – News Feature
“The Holy Ground” – Michael Parisano, Paul Aspan

Human Interest Program Feature/Segment
“The Remissionman” – Neal Slotkin, Tom Kretschmer

“Harvey… By the Numbers” – Brad Nau

Human Interest Program/Special
“2012 Shining Star Awards” – Kevin Donahue, Bill Pizzie, Cynthia Weiss, Maureen Quilter

Sports – News Single Story or Series
“Philadelphia Eagles Remember 9-11” – Paul Aspan, Brad Nau, Justin Krapf

Sports – Program Feature/Segment
“Remembering Richie” – Brad Nau

“The Boys of BP” – Brad Nau

“A Freshman Once Again” – Neal Slotkin

Sports –  Program Series
“Blanton Phillies Focus” –  Rob Kuestner, Jerry Hines, Ben Davis, Michael Parisano

Promotion – News and Program and PSA – Single Spot
“Phillies Aces” – Gena Krug, Matt Hess

Promotion – News and Program and PSA – Campaign
“The Online Coach for” – Gena Krug, Cynthia Weiss, Kim Stewart

Editor – Program
Justin Krapf

Editor – Short Form
Jim Hartnett

On-Camera Talent – Anchor/Sports
John Boruk

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Sports
John Boruk

On Camera Talent – Sports Analyst/Play- by-Play
Marc Zumoff

Jim Jackson

Video Essay (Single Camera Only)
Tom Kretschmer

Brad Nau

Writer – Program
Neal Slotkin

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