04/19/2010 3:38 PM ET
SNY's Mets coverage wins five Emmy Awards
Keith Hernandez named best sports analyst

NEW YORK -- April 19, 2010 - SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, New York Jets and BIG EAST Conference, today announced the network won five Emmy Awards - including best live sports coverage for Mets baseball - at the 53rd Annual New York Emmy® Awards, which took place at the Marriott Marquis' Broadway Ballroom last night.

In addition to taking home an Emmy Award for the top sports broadcast (Category: Live Sports Event: Series) in New York, SNY's critically acclaimed Mets broadcaster - Keith Hernandez - won the Emmy Award for the top sports analyst.

"We're extremely proud to be acknowledged by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for our excellence in sports coverage," said Curt Gowdy Jr., SNY's Senior Vice President of Production and Executive Producer. "We strive to set new standards in our on-air presentation and we are truly honored by this recognition."

Below is a complete list of New York Emmy Awards SNY garnered last evening:

Live Sports Event: Series
"2009 Mets: The Inaugural Year of Citi Field"
Curt Gowdy, Jr., Executive Producer Gregg Picker, Producer Bill Webb, Director Dan Reagan, Contributing Director Tony Lanni, Contributing Director Dan Barr, Contributing Producer Greg Schult, Associate Producer Sam Pepper, Associate Producer Bill Clarke, VP of Operations Jean Palmer, Manager of Remote Operations Gary Cohen, Play by Play Keith Hernandez, Analyst Ron Darling, Analyst Ralph Kiner, Analyst Kevin Burkhardt, Reporter

Sports Analyst
Keith Hernandez

Historical/Cultural: Program/Special
"Miracle in New York: The Story of the '69 Mets"
Curt Gowdy, Jr., Executive Producer Julie Frahm, Supervising Producer Dan Klein, Producer Bill McCullough, Director

Commercial: Campaign
"NY NY Sports Sports"
Marjorie Gantman, Producer Marie DeParis, VP of Marketing Debbie Kasher, Creative Consultant Arturo Gigante, Creative Consultant Wayne McClammy, Director Cindy Becker, Executive Producer Josh Towvim, Editor

Angela Buono

SNY - which launched in 2006 -- is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and the BIG EAST Conference. The network provides unparalleled access to the New York Mets with more than 120 live telecasts -- all produced in HD - featuring Ron Darling, Keith Hernandez, Gary Cohen and Kevin Burkhardt - as well as other critically acclaimed Mets programming. SNY also delivers over 250 hours of year-round - exclusive - in-depth New York Jets content. In addition, as the official TV home of the BIG EAST Conference, SNY will air more than 125 BIG EAST football and basketball games, as well as other BIG EAST programming. SNY is also New York's leader in local sports coverage - delivering the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs broadcast in state-of-the-art HD from the network's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Dish Network and AT&T U-Verse. For additional details on the network, visit www.sny.tv.

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