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  • Tuesday, February 04, 2014

    MSG Network Leads The Way With 64 New York Emmy Award Nominations

    More Than Any Other New York Television Network or Station for the Seventh Year in a Row

    MSG, MSG+ and MSG.com Earn a Combined 73 New York

    Emmy Award Nominations

    Knicks and Rangers Live Game Telecasts, The Lineup: Best Sports Movies, The Garden Transformed: Year 2, The Game 365, Beginnings and Four Courses with JB Smoove

    Highlight List of Nominations

    New York, NY (February 4, 2014) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced today that MSG Network earned 64 New York Emmy Award nominations, more than any other New York television network or station for the seventh consecutive year. MSG Networks, which consists of MSG, MSG+ and MSG.com, totaled 73 nominations, including eight for MSG+ and one for MSG.com.

    The New York Emmy Awards recognize excellence in programming across television and other advanced media platforms. To be nominated for the 2014 Awards, programs had to be produced for telecast in New York State and northern New Jersey, and had to air between September 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013.

    “We are extremely proud that MSG Network has earned more New York Emmy nominations than any other local network for the seventh year in a row,” said Ryan O’Hara, president, content, distribution and sales, The Madison Square Garden Company. “Our 73 total nominations across MSG, MSG+ and MSG.com in a number of diverse categories is a great achievement and reinforces that our programming is a favorite among viewers. We are thrilled to share this recognition with our distribution partners and advertising sponsors, and would like to congratulate all MSG employees for their commitment to being the best in the business.”

    “We are honored that the New York Chapter of the NATAS has acknowledged MSG Networks’ exceptional live sports production, original programming, on-air talent and online content, and the credit for this success goes to our talented and dedicated employees,” said Daniel Ronayne, executive vice president and general manager, MSG Networks. “We are devoted to bringing viewers the very best in live event coverage and original sports and entertainment programming, and this recognition, which spans MSG, MSG+ and MSG.com, is a testament to that mission.”

    MSG Networks’ New York Emmy nominations covered 41 different categories, ranging from sports and entertainment programming, to on-camera talent, documentary, directing, editing and writing. In the highly sought-after Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Program/Special and Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Series categories, MSG received five of the nine total nominations: four for 2012-2013 New York Knicks telecasts, including one for Friday Night Knicks, which received a total of five Emmy nominations, and one for 2012-13 New York Rangers telecasts.

    MSG Networks’ original programs garnered a total of 49 nominations in a variety of categories including: 11 nominations each for The Lineup: Best Sports Movies and The Garden Transformed: Year 2; six nominations for The Game 365, hosted by Fran Healy; four nominations each for Beginnings andFour Courses with JB Smoove; three nominations for The Bracket, including one for MSG.com; and two nominations for “Lost and Found: ’73 Knicks Championship Tape.”

    In the On-Camera Talent categories, MSG Networks collected eight nominations, including one each for Al Trautwig, Mike Breen, Butch Goring,Tina Cervasio and Bill Pidto. Comedian and actor JB Smoove, host of Four Courses with JB Smoove, actor Billy Crudup, who voiced-over The Garden Transformed: Year 2 and musician Robert Randolph, who wrote and performed the opening of Friday Night Knicks, all received nominations.

    The Garden of Dreams Foundation – a nonprofit charity that works with all areas of The Madison Square Garden Company, including MSG Networks, the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Liberty, MSG Entertainment and Fuse, to make dreams come true for kids facing obstacles – received nominations in the Community Service and Human Interest: Program Feature/Segment categories.

    Award winners will be announced on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the 57th annual New York Emmy Awards ceremony to be held at The Marriott Marquis in Times Square. A full list of nominations for MSG, MSG+ and MSG.com are included below.

    2014 MSG Networks New York Emmy Award Nominations

    ARTS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Lineup: Best Sports Movies – Basketball. April 9, 2013. (MSG Network).

    ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Lineup: Best Sports Movies – Baseball. April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    TEEN PROGRAMMING – Beginnings: Iman Shumpert Basketball Camp. November 28, 2012. (MSG Network).

    HEALTH/SCIENCE: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Game 365: Rasheda Ali. June 17, 2013. (MSG+).

    HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – The Garden Transformed: Year 2. December 20, 2012. (MSG Network).

    HUMAN INTEREST: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – Garden of Dreams: Rogan Meets Tyson. November 18, 2012. (MSG Network).

    HUMAN INTEREST: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT – The Garden Transformed Year 2 - The Blue Seats Return. December 18, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: SPORTSCAST – Rangers at Capitals Game 7: Postgame. May 13, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: NEWS SERIES – The Garden Transformed: Year 2. December 17, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM – Beginnings: Iman Shumpert. November 28, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM – Giants Chronicles: Jeff Hostetler. September 16, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM – The Game 365: Compilation. September 10, 2012. (MSG+).

    SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – 2013 New York Rangers Pregame. May 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – Beginnings. November 28, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – The Garden Transformed: Year 2. December 21, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES – The Lineup: Best Sports Movies – Compilation. April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DOCUMENTARY – Lost and Found: '73 Knicks Championship Tape. April 14, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DOCUMENTARY – Mike Woodson: Walk With Me. March 27, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: DOCUMENTARY – The Garden Transformed: Year 2. December 19, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – Four Courses with JB Smoove. June 19, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – Mike Woodson Show - Bobby Knight Chalk Talk. November 23, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – The Game 365: Joe Namath - Part 1. September 24, 2012. (MSG+).

    SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – The Lineup: Best Sports Movies – Boxing. April 11, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTS: ONE-TIME SPECIAL – The Lineup: Best Sports Movies – Football. April 10, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – Friday Night Knicks vs. Bucks - Legends Night. April 5, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: PROGRAM/SPECIAL – Knicks vs. Golden State - Garden Party. February 27, 2013. (MSG Network).

    SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – 2012-2013 Friday Night Knicks. November 2, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – 2012-2013 New York Knicks. October 11, 2012. (MSG Network).

    SPORTING EVENT/GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: SERIES – 2013 New York Rangers Hockey. January 19, 2013. (MSG Network).

    DOCUMENTARY – Beginnings: Steve Novak. November 21, 2012. (MSG Network).

    DOCUMENTARY – Knicks Poetry Slam Special. January 2, 2013. (MSG Network).

    INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – Four Courses with JB Smoove. August 7, 2013. (MSG Network).

    NOSTALGIA PROGRAM – The Garden Transformed: Year 2. December 18, 2012. (MSG Network).

    COMMUNITY SERVICE – Garden of Dreams. September 1, 2012. (MSG Network).

    INTERACTIVITY – The Bracket. March 4, 2013. (MSG.com).

    AUDIO: POST-PRODUCTION – “Knicks Poetry Slam Special.” January 2, 2013. (MSG Network).

    AUDIO: POST-PRODUCTION – “Playoff Teases.” April 23, 2013. (MSG Network).

    CRAFT SPECIALTY: MUSICAL COMPOSITION/ARRANGEMENT – Robert Randolph. “Friday Night Knicks.” November 2, 2012. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: LIVE OR LIVE TO TAPE – “2013 New York Rangers.” January 19, 2013. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: LIVE OR LIVE TO TAPE – “2012-13 New York Knicks.” November 1, 2012. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: LIVE OR LIVE TO TAPE – “New Jersey Devils.” January 19, 2013. (MSG+).

    DIRECTOR: POST-PRODUCTION – “Knicks Poetry Slam Special.” January 2, 2013. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: POST-PRODUCTION – “Lost and Found: '73 Knicks Championship Tape.” April 14, 2013. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: POST-PRODUCTION – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: POST-PRODUCTION – “The Garden Transformed: Year 2.” December 17, 2012. (MSG Network).

    DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERICALS, OPENS, ETC) – “Friday Night Knicks Open.” November 9, 2012. (MSG Network).

    EDITOR: PROGRAM – “Knicks Poetry Slam Special.” January 2, 2013. (MSG Network).

    EDITOR: PROGRAM – “The Garden Transformed: Year 2.” December 17, 2012. (MSG Network).

    EDITOR: PROGRAM – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    EDITOR: SPORTS – “Playoff Teases.” April 23, 2013. (MSG Network).

    GRAPHIC ARTS: GRAPHICS/NEWS – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    GRAPHIC ARTS: ANIMATION – “The Bracket.” June 20, 2013. (MSG Network).

    GRAPHIC ARTS: SET DESIGN – “The Bracket: Greatest Coach/Manager.” June 20, 2013. (MSG Network).

    GRAPHIC ARTS: SET DESIGN – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    LIGHTING – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    LIGHTING – “The Game 365.” September 10, 2012. (MSG+).

    LIGHTING – “Friday Night Knicks.” November 9, 2012. (MSG Network).

    LIGHTING – “Four Courses with JB Smoove.” August 7, 2013. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: ANCHOR – SPORTS – Bill Pidto. “MSG 150.” November 2, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: REPORTER –SPORTS – Tina Cervasio. December 9, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR – Al Trautwig. “2012-2013 NY Knicks.” October 11, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR – JB Smoove. “Four Courses with JB Smoove.” August 7, 2013. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR – Billy Crudup. “The Garden Transformed: Year 2.” December 17, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR – Robert Randolph. “Friday Night Knicks.” November 2, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: SPORTS PLAY-BY-PLAY – Mike Breen. “2012-2013 New York Knicks.” October 11, 2012. (MSG Network).

    ON-CAMERA TALENT: SPORTS ANALYST – Butch Goring. “New York Islanders.” January 24, 2013. (MSG+).

    PHOTOGRAPHER: PROGRAM – “The Garden Transformed: Year 2.” December 17, 2012. (MSG Network).

    PHOTOGRAPHER: PROGRAM – “The Lineup: Best Sports Movies.” April 8, 2013. (MSG Network).

    PHOTOGRAPHER: PROGRAM – “Knicks Poetry Slam Special.” January 2, 2013. (MSG Network).

    PHOTOGRAPHER: SPORTS – “The Garden Transformed: Year 2.” December 18, 2012. (MSG Network).

    PHOTOGRAPHER: SPORTS – “The Game 365.” September 10, 2012. (MSG+).

    WRITER: PROGRAM – “The Game 365.” September 10, 2012. (MSG+).

    TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT – “MSG's Sounds of The Game.” February 4, 2013. (MSG Network).

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