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Overwatch League Grand Finals: Project Aloha, Cloud Workflows Are Key to Transcontinental Production

It has been wild ride for Activision Blizzard Esports’ Broadcast Technology Group during the 2021 Overwatch League Season. After producing OWL regular-season matches online and from Project Aloha in Honolulu using its cloud-based, remote-production model, the Group had been prepping for the OWL Playoffs in Dallas and Los Angeles, its first live, in-person matches in […]  More

Global Citizen Live: 24-Hour Live Production Is the ‘Olympics of Music’ With a Cause

More than 70 performances, 100 standups, 30 features and profiles — all done over six continents in 24 hours. A live music event the size and scale of Saturday’s Global Citizen Live comes along once in a generation. With that in mind, the production team behind the scenes is taking a page out of the […]  More

Live From the Ryder Cup: With 20 Trucks on Site, NEP Group Plays Big Role for Production Efforts

The NEP Group is front and center at the Ryder Cup, with 20 mobile units and more than 50 technicians representing not only the core NEP production truck fleet but also BSI, Fletcher, and Bexel. And all of those entities are working hand in hand with NBC Sports, the PGA TOUR, and IMG, European Tour […]  More

Behind the Mic: ESPN Set for Network’s First All-Women Baseball Broadcast; Sportsnet’s Jim Hughson Retires After 42-Year Career

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, ESPN gets set for all-women MLB broadcast, Sportsnet’s Jim Hughson retires from broadcasting after 42 Years, and ESPN shakes up their NBA studio programming.  More

Ratings Roundup: Peyton, Eli Manning on Monday Night Football Doubles Audience; More NFL, College Football Number

Ratings roundup is a rundown of recent rating news and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, Week 2 of Peyton and Eli Manning on Monday Night Football gains traction, Chiefs-Ravens on Sunday Night Football sees its best game in three years, Alabama-Florida becomes most-watched SEC on CBS season opener in […]  More

SVG Esports Production Summit Returns to L.A. on Nov. 16

The fourth annual SVG Esports Production Summit returns to Los Angeles on Nov. 16 with a full day of panels, keynotes, and case studies delving deep into the next-gen workflows being used by today’s top esports tournament producers, publishers, and platforms. This year’s event will be co-chaired by ESL Gaming’s Senior Global Manager of Procurement and Executive […]  More

SafeSite Offers End-to-End Mobile COVID Testing, Vaccine or Test Results Verification via Apps

With more and more sports productions and stadiums requiring COVID vaccination or testing of workers and fans, the next challenge becomes how to easily verify COVID status safely, quickly, and securely. That’s where SafeSite Health, a mobile diagnostic and COVID testing and technology company, comes in.  More

Go for It? New Decision Data Makes NFL Next Gen Stats a Growing Part of the Live Game Broadcast

Perhaps the highlight of a raucous Week 2 in the NFL came late on Sunday evening when Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson lunged across the marker on a fourth-and-1 to seal a statement win over the defending AFC Champion Kansas City Chiefs. It was an aggressive call — one viewed by many, though, as a […]  More

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