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Emrick, Fischler earn NY Emmy noms

Tuesday, 02.22.2011 / 1:39 PM ET / News
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Emrick, Fischler earn NY Emmy noms
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has announced that MSG Network has earned 60 New York Emmy Award nominations, more than any other New York television network or station for the fourth year in a row.

The New York Emmy Awards recognize television and advanced media programs that were produced for telecast in New York state and northern New Jersey, and aired between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010.

Devils fans will recognize two of this year's selections. MSG Plus announcer Mike "Doc" Emrick was nominated for best play-by-play. He is a six-time New York-region Emmy winner. Stan Fischler received nominations for best sports reporter and best feature/segment – "Five For Fischler" on Hockey Night Live.

MSG Media, which consists of MSG Network, MSG Plus and MSG Interactive (as well as Fuse, the company’s national music network), topped 70 nominations for the second consecutive year with 71 total. In addition to MSG Network’s 60 nominations, MSG Plus received seven nominations and MSG Interactive received four.

MSG Media’s New York Emmy nominations covered 38 different categories ranging from sports and entertainment programming to editing, directing and promotion. MSG Media was also nominated in the Technical Achievement category for MSG Network’s production of the first-ever live 3D hockey telecast, featuring the Rangers versus the Islanders at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2010.

Award winners will be announced on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the 54th annual New York Emmy Awards ceremony to be held at The Marriott Marquis in Times Square. A full list of nominations for MSG, MSG Plus and MSG Interactive are included below.