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Monumental Sports Network Receives Five Emmy Nominations for Broadcast Excellence

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

Washington, D.C. – Monumental Sports Network, which relaunched in March 2016 with mobile and OTT streaming devices and is owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, received five Emmy Award nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) National Capital Chesapeake Bay Region. All of Monumental’s nominations are for broadcast excellence and include Best Sports Feature Segment, Best Sports Director Post Production, Best Editor Short Form, Best Photographer Sports and Best Editor Sports.

“The exceptional work and talent of our productions staff is evident in the five nominations just announced for this year’s broadcast Emmys in our region,” said Zachary Leonsis, vice president and general manager of Monumental Sports Network. “The optimal goal for the Network is to provide unique and unprecedented sports content and programming. So we’re excited for our staff to be recognized for their efforts.”

Caps Red Line presented by GEICO, which has won four previous Emmys, received a nomination for Best Sports Feature Segment featuring Braden Holtby and his game-day routine.

The Washington Wizards video open for the 2015-16 season received two nominations, one for Best Director Post Production and one for Best Editor Short Form.

Another two nominations for Monumental Sports Network included Best Photographer for Sports and Best Editor for Sports.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences selects judges from the remaining chapters in the association, who are then asked to vote on the award recipients for each category.

The 58th Emmy Awards will take place on June 25 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore. Visit www.capitalemmys.tv/emmys for more details.

About Monumental Sports Network

Monumental Sports Network is the region’s top destination for exclusive and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices including Android, iOS, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire and Roku. The Network provides fans in the D.C. metropolitan area with content on-the-go with an enhanced on-demand video player, articles, photo galleries, downloadable calendars and customizable features. Owned by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), Monumental Sports Network serves as a digital content platform for fans and customers in the D.C. region and around the world. The Network includes more than 20 websites, blogs and affiliate sites that are associated with MSE’s four professional sports teams (Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, and an as-yet unnamed Arena Football League team), Verizon Center, EagleBank Arena and Kettler Capitals Iceplex. MSE is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. Visit www.monumentalsportsnetwork.com for more information.

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