MSG Network Leads the Way with 54 New York Emmy Nominations

More Than Any Other New York Television Network or Station for the 10th Year in a Row

MSG, MSG+, and MSGNetworks.com Earn a Combined 65
New York Emmy Award Nominations

New York, NY (February 24, 2017) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced yesterday that MSG Network (NYSE:MSGN) earned 54 New York Emmy Award nominations, more than any other New York television network or station for the 10th consecutive year. MSG Networks, which consists of MSG, MSG+ and MSGNetworks.com, received a total of 65 nominations.

The New York Emmy Awards recognize excellence in programming across television and other advanced media platforms. To be nominated for the 2017 Awards, programs had to be produced for telecast in New York State and northern New Jersey, and had to air between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

“We are honored that MSG Network has earned more New York Emmy nominations than any other local network for the 10th year in a row,” said Andrea Greenberg, president and chief executive officer, MSG Networks. “We are committed to bringing our fans exceptional programming with the highest production values and it is great to be recognized for our live games and original sports and entertainment content with 65 nominations for the company. I applaud our passionate and tireless staff on this tremendous achievement.”

MSG Networks’ New York Emmy nominations covered more than 35 different categories, ranging from sports and entertainment programming, to on-camera talent, interactive digital content, directing, editing and writing.

Award winners will be announced on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the 60th annual New York Emmy Awards ceremony to be held at The Marriott Marquis in Times Square. A full list of nominations for MSG, MSG+, and MSGNetworks.com are included below.

2017 MSG Networks New York Emmy Award Nominations

ARTS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – MSG Beginnings: JB Smoove. January 22, 2016. (MSG Network).

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – Four Courses with JB Smoove. January 12,
2016. (MSG Network).

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – Robin “Thor” Lopez. October 31, 2015. (MSG Network).

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – Brooklyn Beat – Brooklyn Sports History. October 9, 2015. (MSG+).

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – The Legend of the Jersey Devil. October 31, 2015. (MSG+).

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Garden’s Defining Moments: MSG Opens. February 26, 2016. (MSG Network).

HUMAN INTEREST: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Garden’s Defining Moments: 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief. December 12, 2015. (MSG Network).

HUMAN INTEREST: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Garden’s Defining Moments: The concert for New York City. January 16, 2016. (MSG Network).

POLITICS/GOVERNMENT – The Garden’s Defining Moments: Clinton Presidential Nomination. December 12, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: SPORTSCAST – New York Rangers Gamenight 2016: Playoffs. April 19, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – Beyond Blue & Gold: Drafting Eichel. October 8, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM – AV Squad 2015-16. January 14, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM – The Game 365: The Women of NHRA. January 20, 2016. (MSG+).

SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – MSG Beginnings: Composite. November 3, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – The Game 365: Composite. September 7, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – The Garden’s Defining Moments: Composite. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: DOCUMENTARY – The Garden’s Defining Moments: Marciano vs. Louis. February 19, 2016. (MSG Network).
SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – Beyond Blue & Gold: All Star / The Music Man – Ryan O’Reilly. March 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTS: ONE-TIME SPECIAL – Over the Boards. April 19, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – Friday Night Knicks vs. Nets – Battle of the Lopez Twins. December 4, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – Knicks vs. Lakers- Kobe Bryant: One Last Time. March 13, 2016. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – New Jersey Devils 2015-16: Martin Brodeur Night. February 9, 2016. (MSG+).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – New York Rangers Election Night. November 3, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – Friday Night Knicks 2015-16. November
6, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – New York Knicks 2015-16. October 28, 2015. (MSG Network).

SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – New York Rangers Season Composite. October 9, 2015. (MSG Network).

INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – The Game 365: Rob Manfred. June 12, 2016. (MSG+).

INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – The Lineup: Boxing’s Greatest – Composite. March 21, 2016. (MSG Network).

NOSTALGIA PROGRAM – The Garden’s Defining Moments: Marilyn Monroe Sings Happy Birthday to JFK. January 24, 2016. (MSG Network).

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSAS) – Black History Month on MSG. February 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN – MSG: United We Watch. September 15, 2015. (MSG Network).

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMO – SPORTS – Red Bulls “Starting 11” Sweepstakes on MSG. May 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

COMMERCIAL – Buffalo Sabres Next Chapter Campaign. November 21, 2015. (MSG Network).

INTERACTIVITY – The Garden’s Defining Moments on MSGNetworks.com. December 17, 2015. (MSGNetworks.com).

CRAFT SPECIALTY: MUSICAL COMPOSITION/ARRANGEMENT – Sean Paulsen. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

CRAFT SPECIALTY: RESEARCH – Kevin Koltz. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE – John Gallagher. January 20, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE – Larry Roth. October 9, 2015. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE – Tom Meberg. October 9, 2015. (MSG+).

DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) – Roman Gackowski. September 7, 2015. (MSG+).

DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) – Roman Gackowski. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) – Roman Gackowski. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) – Russ Peckham. January 12, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) – Stephen Palgon. November 22, 2015. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS) – Brett Karley. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS) – Pete Carril. May 15, 2016. (MSG Network).

EDITOR: PROGRAM – Lee Umphred. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

EDITOR: PROGRAM – Lee Umphred. Frebruary 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

EDITOR: SHORT FORM – Roy Schneider. October 15, 2015. (MSG Network).

EDITOR: SPORTS – Charles Tabano. September 7, 2015. (MSG Network).

EDITOR: SPORTS – Lee Umphred. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

GRAPHIC ARTS/NEWS: Don Murphy. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

SET DESIGN – Monica Mayorga. January 12, 2016. (MSG Network).

LIGHTING – Chris Kostianis. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

LIGHTING – Chris Kostianis. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

TALENT: ANCHOR – SPORTS – Al Trautwig. October 29, 2015. (MSG Network).

TALENT: ANCHOR – SPORTS – Bill Pidto. October 28, 2015. (MSG Network).

TALENT: PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR – Fran Healy. September 7, 2015. (MSG+).

TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR – Godfrey Danchimah. September 4, 2015. (MSG Network).

TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR – JB Smoove. January 12, 2016. (MSG Network).

PHOTOGRAPHER: PROGRAM– Chris Kostianis. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).

PHOTOGRAPHER: SPORTS – Chris Kostianis. September 7, 2015. (MSG+).

WRITER: PROGRAM – Dan Galway. September 7, 2015. (MSG+).

WRITER: SHORT FORM – Dan Galway. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).

WRITER: SHORT FORM – Jenny Hagel. September 4, 2015. (MSG Network).