(SUNRISE, FL) – Fox Sports Net Florida received a local Emmy Award for programming and production excellence this past weekend at the 25th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards ceremony. Fox Sports Net Florida was honored for its Florida Panthers live game productions in the category of Outstanding Achievement for Sports Events, Live Events/Game Coverage.
"We are delighted to be recognized by NATAS, our peers in the television industry. The entire Fox Sports Net production team should be commended for its hard work on our Panthers game telecasts," noted Jeff Genthner, Fox Sports Net's Senior Vice President and General Manager. "This award underscores Fox Sports Net Florida's commitment to providing the highest quality of sports coverage to viewers in Florida."
Outstanding Achievement for Sports Events, Live Events/Game Coverage:
Florida Panthers – Fox Sports Net: Michael Rubin, Producer; Jim Holly, Director
The Suncoast Chapter of NATAS presents Emmy Awards in the Southeastern US, including Florida and regions of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Georgia.
Fox Sports Net Florida reaches more than 3.8 million households in Florida. Fox Sports Net Florida is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net Florida's programming includes Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins and Tampa Bay Devil Rays; the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers; the University of Miami, and the University of South Florida, along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.
Fox Sports Net reaches 77 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and FOX. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.