Ford Lions Report LIVE earns Michigan Emmy Award

Posted Jul 2, 2014

The Ford Lions Report LIVE, which is co-produced by the Lions and WXYZ earned a Michigan Emmy Award.

The Ford Lions Report LIVE earned its first Michigan Emmy in the Best Weekly Sports Program category on June 14.

Ford Lions Report LIVEThe Emmy awarded to the Ford Lions Report LIVE (Photo: Detroit Lions)

The show, which is co-produced by the Lions and WXYZ, is a one-hour weekly pregame segment during the season hosted by Tom Leyden, Rob Rubick and Herman Moore. The program features Matt Shepard and Lions Hall-of-Fame tight end and assistant director of Pro Personnel Charlie Sanders.

The show airs on WXYZ and on the Lions TV network which includes WXMI, WNEM, WSYM, WFQX and Fox Toledo.

Four people were named on the Emmy: Lions director of broadcasting and production Bryan Bender as well as WXYZ's Tom Leyden, Reimont Janukaitis and Matthew Bellehumeur.

WXYZ also took home the Emmy Award for station of the year. Click here for a full list of 2014 Michigan Emmy winners.