Palace Sports & Entertainment Earns 11 Michigan Emmy Nominations
Dating back to 1993, the PS&E Broadcasting & Multimedia Department has been nominated for 91 Emmys and has won 31 times.
PS&E staff up for Michigan Emmys include Pete Skorich, Executive Vice President of Broadcasting & Multimedia (two nominations); Stan Fracker, Director of Broadcast Production (four nominations); Jennifer L. Stevens, Production Assistant (two nominations); Kyle Clements, Senior Audio Engineer (one nomination); David Rhoades, Broadcast Facility Coordinator (one nomination); Jeremy Smoker, Palacevision Director (one nomination); Chris Stamatakis, Feature Producer (one nomination) and Eli Zaret, Sideline Report/Host (one nomination).
“To be nominated in these various categories is very gratifying for our entire staff of hard working, creative television professionals,” said Skorich. “They are extremely passionate and proud of their work and it's a wonderful honor to be recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at this stage of the process.”
33rd Annual Michigan Emmy Nominations
|Sports Program Series||Pistons In Focus||Stan Fracker, Eli Zaret, Pete Skorich|
|Community/Public Service Campaign||2010 Pistons Telethon Campaign||Jennifer L. Stevens|
|Commercial||Determination – Tayshaun Prince||Chris Stamatakis|
|Audio||Pistons Basketball Composite||Kyle Clements|
|Director Live or Live to Tape||Pistons Basketball||Pete Skorich|
|Editor Program (Non-news)||Pistons Features||Jennifer L. Stevens|
|Editor Program (Non-news)||Pistons In Focus: Ben Wallace||Stan Fracker|
|Editor Short Form||Automotion Open||Jeremy Smoker|
|Editor Short Form||Pistons Teases||Stan Fracker|
|Editor Sports||Pistons Teases||Stan Fracker|
|Lighting||Pistons Weekly||David Rhoades|
In addition, Skorich and Fracker were also nominated in categories under the Fox Sports Detroit (FSD) submission.
FSD nominations (for PS&E employees)
|Sporting Event/Game Live/Unedited Special||Pistons Telethon Game||Stan Fracker, Pete Skorich & FSD’s John Tuohey|
|Sporting Event/Game Live/Unedited Series||Pistons Basketball||Stan Fracker, Pete Skorich & FSD’s John Tuohey|
|Writer Short Form||Pistons Teases||Stan Fracker & FSD’s Mike Isenberg|
PS&E ownership includes The Palace and DTE Energy Music Theatre, as well as the management of Meadow Brook Music Festival on the campus of Oakland University. Combined, PS&E’s Michigan venues average 300 events and 3.5 million guests annually.