ELEAGUE Turner Sports won the award for Production of the Year at the 2017 Cynopsis esports Awards at their Cynopsis World esports Summit.
We just won esports Production of the Year at today’s
Cynopsis World esports Summit! Here’s our fearless leader accepting the award. pic.twitter.com/4NibhcNpX5
— ELEAGUE (@EL) April 12, 2017
ELEAGUE is a professional esports league formed by Turner & WME.
TBS, TNT and truTV are part of Turner, a Time Warner company. Turner creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
WME | IMG is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Named one of Fortune’s 25 Most Important Private Companies, WME | IMG specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management.
WME | IMG’s eSports business provides full-service team management, marketing and representation with specialties in brand consulting, digital and live event management, marketing and licensing. Additionally, the company is involved in more than 800 live events annually and produces more than 52,000 hours of sports programming each year, with an additional 32,000 hours distributed, on behalf of more than 200 organizations and events.
Christina “burbunny” Alejandre tweeted out a photo of their award. Alejandre is ELEAGUE’s VP for esports at Turner Sports and GM.
— christina alejandre (@burbunny) April 12, 2017
ELEAGUE beat out other nominees 2016 League of Legends World Championship, BlizzCon 2016, Chasing The Cup – Machinima, and DreamHack Austin.
Cynopsis media is the publisher of six publications for media, digital, and sports TV industries.