Gary Lang, a sports television producer whose career included stints at CBS Sports, ESPN and, most prolifically, Fox Sports, died April 21 after a brief illness at his home in Redondo Beach, California. He was 53.

His death was announced by family friend Frank Marchesini, VP, Entertainment Public Relations, Showtime Networks.

Lang’s work at Fox Sports, where he was part of the production team that launched the channel’s inaugural NFL season in 1994, earned him 17 Emmy Awards. His Emmy-winning work spanned producing credits for Fox’s coverage of the World Series, All Star Games, Major League Baseball and the National Football League.
Has had stints at CBS Sports, ESPN and Fox sports during his career.