Herb Granath

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Herb Granath is an American sportscaster. In 2001 he was awarded the Sports Emmy for Sports Lifetime Achievement Award. Granath spent the bulk of his career with ABC, spearheading their movements into cable and international television. He has also served as Chairman of the Board for ESPN, A&E, The History Channel, Lifetime Television and Disney/ABC International.[1][2] He also served president of Capital Cities/ABC's Video Enterprises.[3] Following his time with ABC, he served as co-chairman of Crown Media Holdings, vice chairman of Central European Media, and senior content adviser to Telenet.[1] Granath is a graduate of Fordham University and spent time in the military at the beginning of his career.[1] Granath's wife of over sixty years is Ann Flood.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Reed Bunzel (2015). "Herb Granath: Broadcasting, Cable Innovator". TVNewsCheck.
  2. ^ James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales (2011). Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN. Little, Brown. p. 82.
  3. ^ Ken Auletta (2011). The Highwaymen: Warriors of the Information Superhighway. Random House Publishing Group. p. 298.
  4. ^ "Ann Flood". Metacritic.com. Retrieved July 6, 2013.