A television producer who worked at CBS Sports, ESPN and Fox Sports has died following a brief illness. Deadline reports that Gary Lang died April 21 at his home in Redondo Beach, Calif. He was 53.
“Lang’s work at Fox Sports, where he was part of the production team that launched the channel’s inaugural NFL season in 1994, earned him 17 Emmy Awards,” Deadline reports. “His Emmy-winning work spanned producing credits for Fox’s coverage of the World Series, All Star Games, Major League Baseball and the National Football League.”
Lang ended a 14-year run at Fox Sports in 2008.
“After his tenure at Fox, Lang was a supervising producer for ESPN’s ‘Shifting Gears with Dale Earnhardt, Jr.,’ and had producing stints on ‘Hell’s Kitchen,’ ‘Pros vs. Joes,’ ‘Shaq Versus’ and various projects for NFL Network,” Deadline reports. “He was VP of Production for the Tennis Channel from 2012 to 2015.”