WWE Receives First-Ever Sports Emmy Nomination

2 months ago by Connel Rumsey

WWE Receives First-Ever Sports Emmy Nomination WWE

For the longest time, WWE have been chasing an Emmy award, and this year they have finally received their first nomination.

The 44th annual Emmy Awards are set to take place on May 22 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall.

The nominees were officially announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, with president Adam Sharp saying:

“Today we honor these esteemed nominees and celebrate those who bring the thrill of competitive sports into our lives on a daily basis. We are excited by the extraordinary quality of this year’s submissions and equally excited by the opportunity to honor this year’s Lifetime Achievement honoree, Bryant Gumbel, celebrating his more than five decades of sports broadcasting excellence.”

WWE’s nomination comes in the category of Outstanding Long Documentary for the ‘Woooooo! Becoming Ric Flair’ documentary that aired on Peacock back in December 2022.

The documentary will be up against the following other nominees:

After Jackie (History Channel)

Citizen Ashe (CNN) 

NYC Point Gods (Showtime) 

The Redeem Team (Netflix)

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