Marquee Sports Network honored for studio set design
CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network has been honored for its studio set design in the 2021 PromaxBDA Local Awards, the industry’s premier celebration of outstanding achievement in local broadcast marketing and promotion. The network took home the Silver Award in the set design category.
The Marquee Sports Network studio set was designed by the Devlin Design Group, a full service scenic design and lighting design firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Promax association for our studio set,” said Marquee Sports Network General Manager, Mike McCarthy. “Thank you to our wonderful partners at Devlin Design Group, who ideated a very creative, multi-purpose set, led by Kartik Dakshinamoorthy and Dan Devlin.”
“I also want to thank Don Roberts, Mark Nadeau, Mike Duffy, Tom Waters and Del Parks from Sinclair who were very instrumental in all phases of this unique project. Lastly, Amy McDevitt, Mike Santini, Deb Schneider, Gabe Joseph, Kevin Reilly, Dan Parkinson, Nick Steger, Maleek Ndile and Kevin Dusold were among several at Marquee that took and continue to take enormous pride in helping design, build and finally exploit the many characteristics of this unique set.”
The Marquee Sports Network studio set is the focal point of numerous programming on the network, including Cubs Live!, the network’s Chicago Cubs pre- and post-game studio show. Last week, Cubs Live! was nominated for a Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Award in the category of outstanding achievement for sports in a live single program/series, recognizing the program’s special two-hour coverage of Opening Day 2021.
For a video of the award-winning Marquee Sports Network studio set, see the video above.
ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: In partnership with the Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI), Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unparalleled Cubs coverage, as well as additional local live sporting events and original programming. Marquee Sports Network is available within the Cubs home television territory in portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin, and is carried on more than 50 cable providers, as well as streaming platforms DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) and fuboTV. For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.