NBC Sports Wins Two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Vancouver Olympics

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August 23rd, 2010

via press release:

NBC SPORTS WINS TWO PRIMETIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARDS FOR VANCOUVER OLYMPICS

Opening Ceremony Wins for Lighting & Music Direction

NEW YORK – August 23, 2010 – NBC Sports won two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards for its coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games on Saturday in Los Angeles. The Emmys are awarded by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The two awards are:

  • Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic, Multi-Camera) For Variety, Music Or Comedy Programming
  • Outstanding Music Direction

NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games was watched by 190 million Americans on the networks of NBC Universal, making it the second-most watched Winter Olympics ever, surpassing Salt Lake City (187 million) and ranking behind only the tabloid-fueled Lillehammer Games.

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