New York, NY (May 9, 2017) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced Saturday that MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) received 17 New York Emmy Awards ranging from Live Event Production to Original Programming. The New York Emmy Awards recognize television and advanced media programs that were produced for telecast in New York state and northern New Jersey, and aired between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.
MSG Network tallied 14 of the 17 Emmy wins, bringing its total to 140 over the past 10 years, more than any single network or station in the region over that time.
“It is an honor for us to be recognized at this year’s New York Emmy Awards with 17 wins, including one for Pegula Sports and Entertainment / MSG Network in Western New York,” said Andrea Greenberg, president and chief executive officer, MSG Networks. “MSG Networks continue their dedication to delivering exceptional programming with the highest production values. I would like to acknowledge our incredibly talented staff on this very special achievement.”
In the prestigious ‘Live Event’ categories, MSG won two Emmys for its “Friday Night Knicks” game telecasts for both Series and Program/Special, one win for “Rangers Playoff Pregame” coverage, and a win for New Jersey Devils Director Tom Meberg for Live Directing.
MSG Network’s original programming series, The Garden’s Defining Moments, scored four wins, and Beginnings: JB Smoove, also took home an Emmy.
A complete list of 2017 New York Emmy Awards wins for MSG Networks is included below:
2017 MSG Networks New York Emmy Awards
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: SERIES Friday Night Knicks 2015-16. November 6, 2015. (MSG Network).
SPORTS: SPORTSCAST New York Rangers Gamenight 2016: Playoffs. April 19, 2016. (MSG Network).
SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM The Game 365: The Women of NHRA. January 20, 2016. (MSG+).
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).
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT The Garden’s Defining Moments: Clinton Presidential Nomination. December 12, 2015. (MSG Network).
ARTS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL MSG Beginnings: JB Smoove. January 22, 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).
EDITOR: PROGRAM Lee Umphred January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).
PHOTOGRAPHER: PROGRAM Chris Kostianis. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).
DIRECTOR: LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE Tom Meberg. October 9, 2015. (MSG+).
DIRECTOR: NON-LIVE (POST PRODUCED) Roman Gackowski. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).
DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS) Brett Karley. February 1, 2016. (MSG Network).
SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION Beyond Blue & Gold: All Star / The Music Man – Ryan O’Reilly. March 1, 2016 (Pegula Entertainment/MSG Network)
LIGHTING Chris Kostianis. February 29, 2016. (MSG Network).
CRAFT SPECIALTY: RESEARCH Kevin Koltz. January 1, 2016. (MSG Network).