NEW YORK -- NBC was presented the 1982-83 Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Special Wednesday for its coverage of the 79th World Series.
Of the 24 awards presented at the Sixth Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony in New York, CBS won nine, ABC eight, NBC five, PBS one and independent producers Steve Sabol and Phil Tuckett one.
CBS won the Emmy for Outstanding Live Sports Series for 'CBS Sports Presents the National Football League.'
NBC's Dick Enberg won the Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality, Host, and CBS football commentator John Madden won the Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality, Analyst.
ABC's 'ABC Sportsbeat' produced by Howard Cosell won the Sports Journalism Emmy.
Other awards the networks received follow:
NBC -- Outstanding Edited Sports Special for 'Wimbledon '83,' Videotape Editors for '1982 World Series Pre-game Show,' and Film Editors for 'The 79th World Series.'
CBS -- Engineering, Technical Supervisors for 'Daytona '500,'' Technical Team for 'Daytona '500,'' Lighting Directors for NCAA Football, Cinematographers for 'The Iditarod Sled Dog Race,' Videotape Editors for closing segment 'NCAA Basketball Championship Game, Graphic Designers for 'NBA World Championship Series,' and Music Composers, Directors for 'World University Games.'
ABC -- Outstanding Edited Sports Series, Anthologies for 'The American Sportsman,' Program Achievement for 'ABC's Wide World of Sports' and 'The American Sportsman,' Writing for 'The American Sportsman -- A Retrospective of William Holden's Africa,' Associate Directors for 'The Amrican Sportsman -- Triumph on Mt. Everest,' and Cinematographers for 'The American Sportsman -- Mt. Everest East Face.'
PBS -- Program Achievement for 'Football in America.'
Independents Sabol and Tuckett -- Writing for 'Wake Up the Echoes: The History of Notre Dame Football.