ESPN was presented with the seven Sports Emmy Awards that they won for broadcasting the FIFA World Cup 2010. They were presented for the 32nd year by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences tonight in New York. The honorees represent a wide range of disciplines, including event coverage, studio programming, enterprise reporting and technical excellence.
ESPN’s unprecedented commitment of resources to an event, for the FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa, was rewarded with three Sports Emmy Awards, highlighted by honors in the Live Special category for the championship match, Spain vs. the Netherlands on ABC. The month-long presentation was also cited for outstanding Music and Writing.