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MLB Returns: ESPN Operations Solves Logistical Puzzle on Rain-Shortened Opening Day

Thursday, July 23 was a day that has been circled on ESPN employees’ calendars for quite some time. With Opening Day of this peculiar, 60-game Major League Baseball regular season in the rearview mirror, the operations team can recollect their thoughts, assess any pitfalls, and regroup before the rest of the 2020 schedule unfolds.  More

A Look Back at MLB Opening Day: How RSNs and National Broadcasters Pulled It Off

At long last, baseball returned last week, as millions of viewers tuned in to see the long awaited return of America’s Pastime. MLB Opening Day marked the culmination of months of planning by both regional sports networks and national broadcasters to get baseball back on the air. SVG’s MLB Returns series delves into how broadcasters […]  More

MLB Returns: RSNs Take Over World Feed for All MLB Broadcasts, Customize for In-Market Fans

It’s a whole new world for Major League Baseball broadcast operations this season: regional sports networks are taking the lead for live-game productions. To limit the number of people and facilities onsite, the league has opted to have the home-team RSN in each market produce a neutral/clean world feed of each game to distribute to […]  More

MLB Returns: AT&T SportsNet RSNs Use Mix of Studio, Mobile Facilities for World Feed, In-Market Productions

In an effort to reduce production crew and facilities onsite for safety this MLB season, regional sports networks have been tasked with producing a neutral world feed for all MLB teams home games to be distributed to the away-team RSNs and national broadcasters. SVG is delving into how each RSN group is handling this new […]  More

MLB Returns: NBC Sports Regional Networks Seeks Balance Between World Feed and Serving In-Market Fans

In an effort to reduce production crew and facilities onsite for safety this MLB season, regional sports networks have been tasked with producing a neutral world feed for all MLB teams home games to be distributed to the away-team RSNs and national broadcasters. SVG is delving into how each RSN group is handling this new […]  More