FOCUSED & In The Spotlight both garner Emmy nominations for their debut seasons

RGTV has won 48 New York Emmy Awards since 2010, a number unmatched by any other single production company, and our two newest series will are in position to win more golden statues in 2018. 

Both FOCUSED and In the Spotlight were nominated for awards at the upcoming 61st Annual New York Emmy Awards, which will be held on Saturday, April 14.

FOCUSED, a documentary-style glimpse into compelling sports stars and iconic athletic institutions, featured a wide-breadth of intriguing stories in its first season.  Episode highlights included Sam Darnold & USC Football, Andy Roddick, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Ray Bourque and Eddie George.   The Academy rewarded the series with five nominations, including Best Sports Program Series, Sports Photography and Writing. 

In the Spotlight, which features legends of the sports world in their own words, is hosted by celebrated broadcaster Fran Healy in his patented, conversational style.  Among those to recount their path to greatness in the initial season of this new series were Barry Switzer, Aly Raisman, Brian Urlacher and Nolan Richardson.  In the Spotlight received three nominations, including Best Sports Interview/Discussion series.

The full list of nominations:

ENTERTAINMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL
FOCUSED - Eddie George

SPORTS: PROGRAM SERIES
FOCUSED

SPORTS: INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION
In the Spotlight

EDITOR: SPORTS
FOCUSED

SET DESIGN
In the Spotlight

LIGHTING
In the Spotlight

PHOTOGRAPHER: SPORTS
FOCUSED

WRITER: PROGRAM
FOCUSED