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2020 in Review, Part 2: How MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, NWSL, and WNBA Productions Returned in the Age of Coronavirus

When the pandemic caused the U.S. sports world to suddenly grind to a halt in mid-March, broadcasters and live-event producers were faced with one of the greatest challenges in the industry’s history: How to bring back live sports broadcasts safely. In the ensuing months, sports broadcasters, technology vendors, and production-service providers worked together to develop […]  More

Here Are SVG’s Most Read Stories of 2020

Another year is in the books and we’re all more than ready to put 2020 behind us and look ahead to 2021. However, despite a year fraught with challenges and despair, 2020 also featured plenty of inspiring stories and groundbreaking innovation across the sports-production industry. SVG covered many of these productions and storylines over the […]  More

MLB Postseason: Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves Invite Fans Into Home Ballparks for NLCS Watch Parties

“Take Me Out to the Ballgame” has become synonymous with the professional game and Major League Baseball. Unfortunately, few fans were taken to any sort of ballgame during the coronavirus-plagued 2020 regular season. That all changed when the National League Championship Series (NLCS) arrived. With the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers battling it […]  More

Big Ten Conference To Resume 2020 College Football Season on Oct. 23

The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening, and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition. The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020. The decision was based on information presented by the […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Panasonic’s Steve Milley on COVID-19’s Impact on In-Venue Production

When it comes to providing reliable and efficient PTZ cameras, Panasonic is a notable name in both professional and collegiate organizations. After the coronavirus pandemic hit the sports-video community, these cameras became more important than ever. SVG spoke with Steve Milley, national sales manager, Panasonic, to discuss how the company has navigated the ongoing COVID-19 […]  More


DTV Audio Group Meeting at the SVG Summit:CONNECT Production Practices for Next-Generation Audio Thursday, December 17, 2020 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET Register at As television distribution models continue to evolve, opportunities are opening up to enhance viewer experiences with augmented personalization and accessibility features. How can these features be supported on a practical […]  More

Seen on Screen: NBC Sports Takes the Ice for 2020 NHL Draft; Hard Knocks: Los Angeles To Chronicle Rams, Chargers Preseason

Seen on Screen provides a roundup of the current sports programming landscape as networks deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In this week’s edition, major networks like NBC Sports, Fox Sports, and ESPN are combating the silence of no live sports with previously-released, taped, or archival content. Many networks have also continued producing […]  More

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