HBO, Fox, ESPN Top Sports Emmy Winners

May 2, 2006  •  Post A Comment

HBO, Fox and ESPN were among the winners at the 27th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony Monday night in New York.

HBO earned six Emmys, including two for “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel” and one shared with NBC for Bob Costas’ work as studio host.

Fox picked up five Emmys, including three for “NASCAR on Fox.”

ESPN and ESPN2 earned four Emmys each, including two for “World Figure Skating Championships” on ESPN and two for “Cinderella Man: The James J. Braddock Story” on ESPN2.

ABC took home three awards, including one for John Madden’s work as sports event analyst during the final season of “Monday Night Football” on ABC.

TNT took home two Emmys. Earning one Emmy each were CBS, ESPN Classic, ESPN.com and USA.

Bud Greenspan, a seven-time Emmy winner who shot his ninth official Olympic film in Turin, Italy, in February, received the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award.

Anheuser-Busch President August Busch IV received a special commendation for contributions to sports television by the Busch family business, which is one of the world’s largest corporate sports sponsors and advertisers. Anheuser-Busch is the exclusive alcohol advertiser on many of the most-watched sporting events in the world, including the Super Bowl and the Olympics.

A complete list of winners is available at EmmyOnline.org.