YES Network Earns 38 New York Emmy Award Nominations

The YES Network was nominated for 38 New York Emmy Awards, giving it 384 Emmy Award nominations since its 2002 launch.  YES has won a total of 80 Emmy Awards through last year’s competition.  The 58th annual New York Emmy Awards will be announced Saturday, May 2.

“We are both deeply humbled by and greatly appreciative of the tremendous recognition bestowed on us by the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,” said John J. Filippelli, President, Production and Programming, YES Network.  “While the large number of nominations is reward enough, it is particularly gratifying that YES was recognized for its work in every single major category.  Our team’s ability to document and capture the live theatre that is sports, all of the emotions and the storylines, is reflective of the tireless, selfless nature of our incredibly talented, dedicated and passionate team here at YES.”

Among the highlights:

·       YES was nominated for the second straight year for both its series and single-game coverage for both the Yankees and Nets

·       Yankees play-by-play man Michael Kay, Yankees analyst David Cone, Yankees reporter Meredith Marakovits, Nets play-by-play men Ian Eagle and Ryan Ruocco, Nets analyst Mike Fratello, studio host Bob Lorenz and Yankeeography: Moments of Glory host John Sterling all received nominations

·       YES’ coverage of Derek Jeter’s final Yankees season garnered three nominations

·       The network’s features and specials unit received multiple nominations, including those for a Yankees “Hope Week” feature, its Joe Torre Hall of Fame story, a piece on former Nets star Kenny Anderson, a feature on perfect games thrown by Yankees pitchers, its Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira features, and a story on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

·       YES’ Yankeeography franchise, which is produced in partnership with Major League Baseball Productions, received four nominations, giving the franchise 73 Emmy nominations since its 2002 debut

·       CenterStage, YES’ flagship interview show, received two nominations

·       YES’ on-air promotions group earned four nominations, the network earned three editing nominations, and its graphics department picked up two nominations

Full List of YES Network’s 2015 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Game/Studio Coverage:

1.      Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited:  Series: Yankees Baseball 2014 Season Coverage

2.      Sporting  Event/Game – Live/Unedited:  Series: Brooklyn Nets Season Coverage

3.      Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Program/Special: Farewell 2 The Captain – Baltimore @ New York

4.      Sports:  Daily or Weekly Program: Yankees Post-Game Show: Farewell 2 The Captain – Baltimore @ New York

5.      Sports:  One-Time Special:  Salute 2 the Captain

6.      Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Program/Special: The Truth Hurts; Brooklyn at Toronto Game 1


7.      On-Camera Talent:  Sports Play-by-Play: Michael Kay

8.      On-Camera Talent:  Sports Play-by-Play: Ian Eagle

9.      On-Camera Talent:  Sports Play-by-Play: Ryan Ruocco

10.   On-Camera Talent:  Anchor – Sports: Bob Lorenz

11.   On-Camera Talent:  Sports Analyst: David Cone

12.   On-Camera Talent:  Sports Analyst: Mike Fratello

13.   On-Camera Talent:  Reporter – Sports: Meredith Marakovits

14.   On-Camera Talent: Performer/Narrator: John Sterling, Yankeeography: Moments of Glory

Original Programming:

15.   Sports:  Interview/Discussion:  CenterStage – Composite

16.   Interview/Discussion:  CenterStage: Rob Reiner

17.   Sports:  Program Series:  Yankeeography: Moments of Glory

18.   Sports:  Documentary:  Yankeeography: Moments of Glory —  David Wells

19.   Magazine Program: Yankees Magazine 2014 – Show #3

Technical Achievement:

20.   Technical Achievement: Yankees Baseball – Technical Team

21.   Director:  Live or Recorded Live:  John Moore


22.   Program Feature/Segment: Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira

23.   Sports: Program Feature/Segment: Hall of Fame – Joe Torre

24.   Sports: Program Feature/Segment: Kenny Anderson

25.   Nostalgia Program: Being Perfect

26.   Public/Current/Community Affairs: Feature/Segment: ALS – Ice Bucket Challenge

27.   Human Interest:  Program Feature/Segment:  Steiner Hook Up – Dilgen

28.   Societal Concerns: Program Feature/Segment: Yankees Hope Week – Career Gear


29.   Promotion: Program Promo – Single Spot/Campaign:  Nets 2013 Launch “RISE UP”

30.   Promotion: Program Promo – Sports:  Brooklyn Nets 2013 Launch “Rise Up”

31.   Promotion:  Program Promo – Image: Brooklyn Nets “Are You Ready”

32.   Promotion:  Program Promo – Image: Derek Jeter Generic “Gone”


33.   Graphic Arts: Graphics/News: YES Network Graphics

34.   Graphics: Animation: YES Network Graphics

Individual Achievement:

35.   Editor: Short Form: Frank Murphy

36.   Editor:  Sports: Damien Rodriguez

37.   Editor: Sports: Joseph Calo

38.   Audio: Greg Curry

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