NFL News: National Football League Earns Record 39 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

‘NFL 360’ Receives 12 Nominations –

Most Nominations for a Single Program This Year

NFL Network Talent Rich Eisen & Nate Burleson Receive Nominations for Second Consecutive Year

‘Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys’ Receives Five Nominations –

Tied for the Most in Series History

NFL Films with 18 Nominations –

Record Number for NFL Films in a Single Year

The National Football League received 39 Sports Emmy Award nominations for its work across NFL Network, NFL Films,, the NFL app and the league office, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today – a record for the League, besting last year’s total of 35 nominations.

NFL Network’s series NFL 360 earned a total of 12 nominations across several categories – the most nominations for a single program this yearNFL 360 earned two nominations in the categories of Outstanding Edited Special (Black History Month and Women in Football), Outstanding Long Feature (Kwity Paye: KWITY and Through the Ashes: The Story of Black Wall Street), Outstanding Camera Work – Long Form (Mark Pattison: Searching for the Summit and Solomon Thomas: Breathe) and Outstanding Editing – Short Form (Jonathan Allen: Alone and Ode to South Central).

Additionally, NFL 360 earned nominations in the Outstanding Short Documentary category (Mark Pattison: Searching for the Summit), Outstanding Short Feature category (Sam Gordon: In a League of their Own), Outstanding Camera Work – Short Form category (Ode to South Central) and The Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award – Short Form (Ode to South Central).

In the Outstanding Camera Work – Short Form category, the NFL received an additional nomination for NFL Films Presents: Shots of the Year.

For the second consecutive year, host Rich Eisen received a nomination in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Host category for his work on NFL Network programs such as NFL GameDay Morning and for his work on The Rich Eisen Show, which streams Monday-Friday at 12 Noon ET on Peacock TV. Additionally, The Rich Eisen Show earned a nomination in the Outstanding Studio Show – Daily category.

NFL Network analyst Nate Burleson also received a nomination in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst category for the second consecutive year.

NFL Network’s Good Morning Football received a nomination in the Outstanding Studio Show – Daily category for the second consecutive year, and the NFL Films-produced show on NFL Network A Football Life earned a nomination in the Outstanding Documentary Series category – the 11th nomination in the series’ history.

NFL Films earned five total nominations for Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys, which ties for the most in a single year in the series’ history. In the Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage category, NFL Films secured five of the seven total nominations with America’s Game: The 2020 Tampa Bay BuccaneersHey Rookie: Welcome to the NFL – 2021 NFL DraftNFL Game Day All-Access: Super Bowl LVINFL Turning Point: Divisional Round and Road to the Super Bowl. In total, NFL Films received 18 nominations – a record number in a single year for the company.

The NFL received two nominations in the Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign category with Inspire Change: Where I’m From and Mental Health PSA Campaign, which marks the second consecutive year NFL marketing has received nominations.


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