HBO Wins Two Sports Emmy Awards
Two of the sports division’s most acclaimed series — Hard Knocks and Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel — each captured a major award for production excellence. The two series combined have won 48 Sports Emmy Awards (Real Sports 32; Hard Knocks 16).
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was named winner for Outstanding Sports News Anthology, a category which the program has now captured in five of the past six years.
Hard Knocks, co-produced with NFL Films, has won at least one Sports Emmy Award every year the series has aired since 2008, and tonight was awarded top honors for Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary for the 2017 presentation on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.