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, Mike Tirico will host both the Winter Olympics primetime show and Super Bowl LVI pregame show from Beijing and Los Angeles, Lindsey Vonn will […]
By SVG Staff | Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 1:37 pm
Peacock will become the streaming home of the 2022 Winter Olympics in the U.S., offering fans the ability to live stream all of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from Beijing, China, available on the service’s premium tier, from February 2 – 20, 2022.
All crew attending the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing must be fully vaccinated prior to departure in order to avoid a 21-day quarantine, according to the Playbooks for both events released on Oct. 25. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and the Beijing Organizing Committee have published the […]
By SVG Staff | Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:36 am
TVU Networks is updating plans to its Winter Games support based largely on customer experience during the Summer Games in Tokyo. Depending on further COVID spread, potentially stricter travel parameters in China, and mountainous terrain surrounding venue locations Yanqing and Zhangjiakou, broadcast coverage of the Winter Games could prove even more challenging than conditions faced […]