TELEMUNDO DEPORTES GARNERS SEVEN SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, THE MOST EVER FOR TELEMUNDO

 

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TELEMUNDO DEPORTES GARNERS SEVEN SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS, THE MOST EVER FOR TELEMUNDO

Press Release

April 03, 2019

MIAMI, FL –April 3, 2019- Telemundo, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the Biggest, Best Global Sports, earned seven Sports Emmy Award nominations for the 40th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards, the most ever for Telemundo.

The network is recognized in all three Spanish-language categories for its live coverage and studio programming of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and Copa Libertadores 2018 Final. In addition, six-time Emmy® Award winner, Andres Cantor, is nominated for Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish, seeking his third consecutive win in this category. Telemundo Deportes’ renowned sports journalist, Miguel Gurwitz joins Cantor in the same category.

For the first time ever, Telemundo Deportes is also nominated for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement, in any language, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia marketing campaign.

The announcement was made today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Winners will be announced by the Academy on Monday, May 20 at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

“We are thrilled about the Sports Emmy nominations received today and proud of the phenomenal work that our Telemundo Deportes team did in 2018, including our first FIFA Men’s World Cup,” said Ray Warren, President of Telemundo Deportes. “These nominations reinforce our positioning as the home of the Biggest, Best Global Sports in Spanish as we look forward to providing the best quality content for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup, Copa America and beyond.”

Telemundo Deportes’ nominations include:

Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement

2018 Copa Mundial de la FIFA

Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish

2018 Copa Mundial de la FIFA

Copa Libertadores 2018 Final River Plate vs. Boca Juniors

Outstanding Studio Show in Spanish

Debate Mundial

Hoy en La Copa

Outstanding On-Air Talent in Spanish

Andres Cantor

Miguel Gurwitz

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