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World Rally Championship To Return in a Flurry of Dust, Dirt, Remote Production Plans

World Rally Championship (WRC) is back on track with five rallies being held this year, starting with Rally Estonia in September. These post-lockdown rallies bring with them WRC Promotor’s plans for moving to a full remote production for live output, which were put on hold in March as the pandemic took hold globally.  More

Op-Ed: The Process of Restarting Live Sports

Sports professionals, leagues and broadcasters around the globe are united in their drive to get more live sporting action back on our TV screens as lockdown restrictions ease. Many of our customer are looking to remote production models, which are proving invaluable in helping them to achieve their goal.  More

NBA Returns: Inside the League’s Monumental, Multi-Pronged Effort To Produce Quality Coverage

The NBA Summer League has historically been a competition where NBA teams can try out different players and the league can try out different broadcast and digital technologies and workflows. It also provided a blueprint for what is happening this summer: the NBA season has resumed at the Wide World of Sports (WWoS) facility in […]  More

Broadcast Management Group Keeps TD Ameritrade Network On-Air With Quick Thinking, Remote Production

With the world in an economic whirlwind due to the pandemic, investors are looking for more information than ever on the latest market trends. To meet that demand, the TD Ameritrade Network (TDAN) OTT channel and its production partner Broadcast Management Group (BMG) have continued to produce nine daily live shows Monday-Friday (9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. […]  More

CBS Sports’ PGA Championship Production Spans the Globe; Embraces Drones, Toptracer, 4D Replay

For CBS Sports and anyone involved in covering the PGA, this year has been a year unlike any other: the Majors schedule was shuffled, events were canceled, and fans have yet to return to any professional golf events. And that is why the production plan CBS Sports has put together for the PGA Championship, which […]  More

ESPN Tees Up Expansive PGA Championship Coverage

This morning marks the beginning of ESPN coverage of the PGA Championship as part of a new rights deal. For the broadcaster’s production and operations team, though, it is the culmination of 17 months of planning, creating, and embracing new health and safety guidelines, and an important partnership with CBS Sports that builds off their […]  More

Op-Ed: How To Securely Share Media and Protect It From Ransomware

As media and entertainment professionals have shifted to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing, accessing, and storing large media files has been a challenge. Accessing data directly from data center-based storage is cumbersome and may lack important safeguards that protect information. Employing cloud-based collaboration tools also has downsides. When media is stored in any […]  More

Inside the Launch of VENN 24/7 Gaming-Lifestyle Network in the Midst of the Pandemic

Last September, when gaming-industry stalwarts Ariel Horn and Ben Kusin announced VENN (the Video Game Entertainment and News Network), they laid out an aggressive timeline to launch the 24/7 gaming, esports, and entertainment network in the third quarter of this year. However, when videogame play and esports viewership began to skyrocket during quarantine, VENN’s launch […]  More

Eleven Sports Focuses on Esports, Women’s, in Expanded Content Offering

Eleven Sports is adding three new content streams to its bouquet of sports streaming services as it celebrates five years in business. The OTT broadcaster, inaugurated in 2015, will launch Eleven Women, showcasing the best of women’s sport from around the world, Eleven Next, a dedicated offering for ‘local sport’, and Eleven Esports.  More