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Caps Red Line Wins Emmy Award

Monday, 06.27.2011 / 11:51 AM / News
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Caps Red Line Wins Emmy Award
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have announced today that Caps Red Line – Episode One has won a 2010 Emmy Award by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS-NCCB) in the Sports Program Series category. The 53rd Emmy Awards were held on Saturday, June 25, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. This was the first time Caps Red Line had been nominated for an Emmy Award.
 
Episode One, which aired Feb. 15, 2010, featured several fan-favorite segments including, Cruisin’ with Nicklas Backstrom, X’s and O’s with Matt Bradley and a behind the scenes look at Mike Green’s GEICO commercial shoot. The winners are: Timothy Libeau, Editor (Base Productions, Inc.), Chuck Roseberry, Producer (Base Productions, Inc.), Joe Dupriest, Vice President, Chief Marketing Office (Washington Capitals) and Mike Wurman, Executive Producer, Director of TV Production (Washington Capitals).     
 
“I am extremely proud of the entire Caps Red Line team for this achievement.  Everyone has worked hard to give Caps fans a truly unique look at the organization, and I appreciate the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognizing their success,” said Dupriest. “We will keep working to ensure next season is even better and that we continue to deliver intriguing content to our fans.”
 
Caps Red Line, which recently completed its third season, began as a series of segments during the 2008-09 campaign and grew to new heights in 2009-10 with the addition of host Guerin Austin, newly created segments Cruisin’ and X’s and O’s and segment hosts Elliot Segal and Mike Vogel.
 
NATAS-NCCB is a non-profit, professional organization serving the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. television community. The Academy's Emmy Award is the industry's benchmark for the recognition of television excellence.
 
For more information about Caps Red Line, please visit WashingtonCaps.com.
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