For Immediate Release
Starbridge Media Group, Inc. and the Philadelphia Eagles Television Network (ETN) scored big at the 24th annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards ceremony held Saturday, September 9 at the Philadelphia Marriott, picking up two awards on two nominations for the first season of the animated/live-action program “The Eagles Kids Club Show.”
Under the leadership of ETN Executive Producer Robert Alberino and Starbridge Media Group Executive Producers-Animation Ken Hutman and Jamie Crittenberger, “The Eagles Kids Club Show” scored Emmy wins for both Best Sports Program Series and Best Youth/Teen Program.
The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards recognize excellence in regional television news, programming, and individual achievement. Entries are judged by peer panels in other major television markets.
The Emmy Awards for “The Eagles Kids Club Show” are the first for Starbridge Media Group, a McLean, VA-based producer, publisher, rights owner, licensee, and sports marketing consultancy focused on the growing global convergence of entertainment and sports.
Starbridge Media Group President Ken Hutman, who oversees the show’s animation, is thrilled at being honored. “To have the opportunity to work with one of the top organizations in all of professional sports in this type of original, entertaining, and educational television programming is an honor in itself,” said Hutman. “To win Emmy Awards in both categories is flattering.”
Added Starbridge Media Group CEO Jamie Crittenberger: “Sports-related entities are seeking new ways to engage fans in original and provocative ways. ‘The Eagles Kids Club Show’ is fun, humorous, and enlightening material for fans of all ages.”
The 2006 version of the program airs Sunday mornings on Fox-TV in Philadelphia and in multiple markets throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The show can also be seen on www.philadelphiaeagles.com.
Starbridge Media Group, Inc. is a Washington, DC-area based producer, publisher, rights owner, licensee, and sports marketing consultancy that is focused on the convergence of entertainment and sports, and in bridging domestic and international star sports brands with new and traditional forms of media.
Starbridge provides teams, athletes, brands, and rights owners with opportunities to drive incremental revenues, extend brand awareness and build fan loyalty via the creation of unique programming platforms and the maximization of core property assets. For more information on the company, visit www.starbridgemedia.com.