SHOWTIME received two Sports Emmy Awards Tuesday evening at the 35th Annual Sports Emmy ceremony in New York City for its sports programming. “ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Epilogue won its first Emmy for Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage. “60 MINUTES SPORTS” won its first Emmy for Outstanding Long Feature in its inaugural season for the “Great Falls” segment.
SHOWTIME was nominated for eight Sports Emmy Awards in 2013, the most in network history. SHOWTIME has won 10 Sports Emmy Awards in network history.
About ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo Epilogue
Broadcast eleven days after the highest grossing fight in boxing history, “All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Epilogue utilized original cinematography to capture not just the grandeur and excitement of fight night but also the intimate, unseen moments at home and in the locker rooms surrounding the event. The result was a rarely seen glimpse into the preparation, execution and aftermath of world championship boxing at the highest level.
About 60 MINUTES SPORTS – Great Falls
60 MINUTES SPORTS, a sports magazine from the producers of the critically-acclaimed 60 MINUTES, reported on extreme kayaking, the rush of the sport and its inherent dangers in a story about the Potomac’s Great Falls and the tragic death of Shannon Christy, one of extreme kayaking’s rising stars. The segment, reported by David Martin, included an interview with Christy and footage of the rescue attempt and recovery of her body.