NEW YORK — Boosted by its Major League Baseball coverage and strong on-air personalities, Fox Sports took home 13 Sports Emmy awards at the 21st annual ceremony Wednesday night at Gotham’s Marriott Marquis.
NBC Sports won five Emmys, HBO four, ESPN three and ABC one. The Discovery Channel won its first Sports Emmy for its “Eco-Challenge Morocco.”
CBS was shut out.
Fox Sports ruled the outstanding sports personality categories: James Brown, outstanding studio host; Joe Buck, play-by-play; Terry Bradshaw, studio analyst and John Madden, sports event analyst.
Fox’s “MLB on Fox: All Star Game” won for outstanding live sports special, while “MLB on Fox: Regular Season” earned a trophy in the live sports series category. Fox’s “MLB on Fox: Pre-Game Show” won for best studio show.
Sportscaster Jack Buck, whose career has spanned 40 years, received the lifetime achievement award.