2022 Sports Emmys: ESPN’s Lee Fitting on the Rapid Growth and Industry-Wide Impact of Monday Night Football With Peyton & Eli

The show nicknamed ‘ManningCast’ received the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Live Series

During the 2021 NFL season, ESPN took the concept of the alternative game-viewing experience to the next level when the “ManningCast” took sports media by storm. Now Monday Night Football With Peyton & Eli has been celebrated for its impact by swooping in and grabbing the 2022 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Live Series.

At the Sports Emmys ceremony Tuesday night in New York City, ESPN SVP, Production, Lee Fitting reflected on taking risks with the project, the media prowess of the Manning brothers, and how this style of broadcast is changing live sports.

Those credited on the project included:

Executive Producers
Stephanie Druley, Lee Fitting, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning

Senior Coordinating Producers
Steve Ackels, Ed Placey

Senior Producer
Bryan Ryder

Jen Aiello, Matthew Bernabeo, Ashley Braband, Dave Chamberlin

Field Producer
Dominick Vargas

Senior Coordinating Director
Lorenzo Lamadrid

Senior Director
Tom Lucas

Brian Girardin, Lucas Nickerson, Alex Tyner

Senior Associate Producers
Elle Hebel, Steven Kim, Amanda Paschal, Bryan Rourke

Associate Producers
Jeremy Drummond, Tim Langlois, Brian Meek, Emily Osman, Lou Russo, Brett Thompson, Sterling Xie

Operations Producers
Shea Byram, Diane MacLeod, Elle Ramaglia, William Weeks

Associate Director
Kaley Lamarca

Brian Creason, Alisha Fonseca, Marcus Fremont, Anthony Monteleone, Carlos Rivera, Sean Rosales, Ben Whitmire

Stage Manager
Mike Black

For more of SVG’s coverage of the 2022 Sports Emmys, visit SVG’s YouTube channel. For more, video interviews and podcasts with experts from across the sports video production industry, visit SVG On Demand.

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