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Behind the Scenes With NBC’s Sunday Night Football Operations Team

When it comes to live sports productions, it simply doesn’t get any bigger than NBC’s Sunday Night Football. In 15 years together, NBC’s SNF production and operations teams have seen just about everything. However, with no preseason games on which to prepare for the SNF slate this year, the crew found itself in Kansas City […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Tata Communications’ Elio Parente on M&E Plans for the Americas, At-Home Production, Rise of IP

After more than two decades on the transmission side of the M&E industry, Elio Parente joined Tata Communications Media & Entertainment Services (MES) in July to head its American sales team. A veteran of CenturyLink, Level 3, and Genesis, he is now looking to take Tata Communications’ MES team in the region to greater heights. […]  More

On the Gridiron: Jacksonville Jaguars Reflect on In-Stadium Fans During Week 1, Connecting With ‘Duval’ Community

Many professional sports have opted for a return to play inside a sanitized bubble. Not the NFL. Without skipping a beat, the league is soldiering on with regular-season games in all 32 stadiums across the country. Similar to our At the Ballpark series, On the Gridiron examines the new routines, habits, and production philosophies of […]  More

Register for ‘Crowd-Less Sports Audio III, NFL Edition’ on September 30

With the NFL season underway and games largely being played in empty stadiums, once again broadcast audio is being supplemented with “enhanced” crowd sounds which, in this case, have been carefully curated for each team and venue by NFL Films. At the same time, reduced noise levels are offering unprecedented opportunities to pick up field-of-play […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports’ Brad Zager on NFL Production Innovation, Fox Sports ‘Vault,’ Virtual-Fan Tech

Last weekend was a busy one for Fox Sports: the 2020 NFL season kicked off, college football was under way, and there was MLB action to boot. It was also a weekend of innovation, new safety protocols, and, most important, busy production crews creating TV across the country. Brad Zager, executive producer/executive VP/head of production […]  More

Save the Date: SVG Hosts Remote Production Workflows Virtual Series on Oct 28-29

SVG is excited to announce the latest in our series of virtual events: The Remote Production Workflows Virtual Series. Taking place on Oct. 28-29, this event will take a look at the current and future state of remote/at-home production. IP, virtualized systems, and the cloud are changing the nature of remote production and allowing for […]  More

On the Gridiron: Without Raucous Crowds, New Orleans Saints Adapt to a Quiet Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Many professional sports have opted for a return to play inside a sanitized bubble. Not the NFL. Without skipping a beat, the league is soldiering on with regular-season games in all 32 stadiums across the country. Similar to our At the Ballpark series, On the Gridiron will examine the new routines, habits, and production philosophies […]  More