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Emmy Awards

Memphis Grizzlies nominated in five categories in 34th Annual Mid-South Regional Emmy® Awards

by Memphis Grizzlies

The Nashville/Mid-South Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) have announced that the Memphis Grizzlies have been nominated in five categories for the 34th Annual Mid-South Emmy® Awards.

Grizzlies Senior Director of Broadcast Production Scott Zachry, FOX Sports Southeast’s Tom Huet, James Edwards, Pete Pranica, Brevin Knight, Rob Fischer, Randy Stephens, Todd Minhinnett and Brian Wright were nominated for best Sporting Event/Game for their work on the broadcast of the Grizzlies’ win over the Portland Trailblazers on December 12, 2018. The game was called by Grizzlies play-by-play announcer Pete Pranica, television analyst Brevin Knight and sideline reporter Rob Fischer. The Grizzlies previously won an Emmy in this category for the 2011-12 Season.

In addition, the Grizzlies and Grind City Media’s Creative Video Lead and Senior Producer Michael Blevins along with Stef Allen, Erik Honeycutt, Samuel Edwards and Avery Franklin were nominated in the category of Best Historic Cultural Feature for their “MLK Weekend and Sports Legacy Honorees” piece. Blevins and Honeycutt also received nominations for Best Sports Feature for their work in “Bri and LeBron.” Blevins was additionally nominated in the category of Editor/Short Form and Best Promo Spot/Sports for his “Mike Conley All-Time Leading Scorer” piece.

The Memphis Grizzlies have won 10 total Emmy awards, and now stand at 55 total Emmy nominations, including this year’s five. The 34th Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 2019-20 Season Tickets, 10-Game and Flex Packs can do so now by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com/tickets. For more information on the Grizzlies, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram (@memgrizz).


The Nashville/Mid-South Region, founded in 1984, encompasses the States of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, and the television market of Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to granting the Mid-South Regional Emmy® Awards, the chapter awards scholarships, honors quarter-century industry veterans with the Silver Circle, conducts Regional Student Television Awards of Excellence for high schools, has a free, nationwide Job Bank, provides member discounts, and participates in judging Emmy entries at the regional and national levels.


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