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Marquee Sports Network earns 13 Regional Emmy nominations

10 months agoStaff Report

Network nominated for Cubs game broadcasts and original programming, plus on-air talent recognition for Cliff Floyd, Joe Girardi, Elise Menaker, Jon Sciambi and Cole Wright

September 20, 2023

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network last night received 13 nominations for the 2022-23 Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy® Awards, including nominations spotlighting Marquee’s game broadcasts, minor league coverage, documentaries, on-air talent and more. Award recipients will be announced in mid-November.

Marquee Sports Network has now received 37 total Chicago/Midwest regional Emmy nominations since launching in February of 2020. This year’s 13 nominations marked a network-high, following 12 nominations in 2022 and 2021.

“We’re honored to receive these nominations recognizing the dedicated, passionate and creative work of everyone at the network, including our terrific on-air talent, studio and truck crews, and production and engineering departments, all of whom played important roles in getting these programs on the air. Congratulations as well to our partners at Cubs Productions on a number of well-deserved nominations. Of course, none of this happens without the unique access we get from the Cubs, and we are grateful for that as we continue to work together to bring extensive Cubs coverage to fans,” said Marquee Sports Network General Manager, Mike McCarthy.

Marquee Sports Network’s nominations this year were highlighted by six nominations surrounding its live Cubs game coverage, including a nomination for Outstanding Live Sporting Event, recognizing the network’s broadcast of the Cubs’ thrilling come-from-behind victory over the Seattle Mariners on April 11, 2023. Additionally, Cliff Floyd, Joe Girardi, Elise Menaker, Jon “Boog” Sciambi and Cole Wright earned nominations for Outstanding On-Camera Talent.

Marquee’s live minor league coverage also received a nomination as Road to Wrigley was tabbed for Outstanding Live Sports Program, recognizing the show’s whiparound coverage of the entire Cubs minor league system.

Additional original programs and documentaries received nominations, including Cubs Flicks (Outstanding Edited Sports Program), The Remarkable Life of Ron Santo (Outstanding Sports Documentary), Class is in Session (Outstanding Sports Interview/Discussion) and Brick by Brick: The Story of Wrigley Field (Outstanding Historical Documentary). Marquee’s Jon Roemer received a nomination for Outstanding Sports Editor.

Finally, Marquee Sports Network earned a nomination for Outstanding Achievement for a Sports Promotional Campaign for its “We Get All of It” series of on-air promos produced in partnership with the Quality Meats agency.

Since 2021, the network has received six Emmy awards, including for Cubs Live! (Outstanding Live Sports Program), Cubs baseball (Outstanding Live Sporting Event), The Mayor of Rush Street (Outstanding Sports Documentary), Glory & Grief: The Ferguson Jenkins Story (Outstanding Sports Documentary) and back-to-back awards for Class is in Session (Outstanding Sports Interview/Discussion).

The full list of Marquee Sports Network nominees for the 65th annual Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Awards can be found below.

65th Annual Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Awards – Nominations

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Single Program/Series – Live
Road to Wrigley

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Single Program – Post-Produced or Edited
Cubs Flicks

Outstanding Achievement for Live Sporting Event/Game – Single Game/Series
Chicago Cubs Baseball

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Documentary
The Remarkable Life of Ron Santo

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Interview/Discussion – Short and Long Form Content
Class is in Session

Outstanding Achievement for Documentary – Historical
Brick by Brick: The Story of Wrigley Field

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Promotion – Single Spot/Campaign
We Get All Of It

Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent – Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter
Elise Menaker
Cole Wright

Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent – Sports Analyst/Play-by-Play
Joe Girardi
Cliff Floyd
Jon Sciambi

Outstanding Crafts Achievement for Editing – Sports
Jon Roemer

ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: Launched in 2020, Marquee Sports Network is the exclusive home of the Chicago Cubs. Named the 2022-23 RSN of the Year by Cynopsis Media, Marquee Sports Network has been nominated for 37 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, recognizing its commitment to Cubs game coverage, minor league content, documentaries and historical programming. In addition to the Chicago Cubs, Marquee Sports Network is a proud broadcast partner of the Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Sky (WNBA) and Chicago Hounds (Major League Rugby). For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.

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