“1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria” and “1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal”
Winner 1976 | ABC Sports
A Peabody Award to ABC Sports for its superior coverage of the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, and the Summer Games in Montreal. Coverage of both these events represents a high watermark of professionalism in sports journalism. Executive producer Roone Arledge, anchorman Jim McKay, and the entire ABC Sports staff singularly emphasized the human drama of international competition in a total of 78 hours of memorable television.