Rio 2016

Live From Rio 2016: SRG SSR Takes Remote Production From Switzerland to New Level

Switzerland’s SRG SSR, the joint central production and broadcasting association for the nation, is using the 2016 Rio Olympics to take its remote-production efforts to another level from the 2014 Sochi Olympics. In 2014, an SRG SSR team controlled studio cameras in Olympic Park from the International Broadcast Center (IBC). For this Games, two studios […]  More

Live From Rio 2016: RTVE Serves Games to Spain Viewers

Victor Sánchez Garcia, technical support director/technical manager, special events, Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE), is on hand in Rio with a team of 128 people to ensure that Olympic fans in Spain get their fill of the action, even if the time-zone difference is not ideal.  More

Live From Rio 2016: NBC Olympics, Golf Channel Enjoy Golf’s Return

At the end of today, the Olympic Games will have its first Olympic golf champion in more than a century, and NBC Olympics and Golf Channel are giving golf’s return to the Games a double punch of production power with the help of a relatively new flypack from NEP Group that provides two control rooms […]  More

Rio 2016: NBC Olympics’ Live Streaming Tops One Billion Minutes

NBC Olympics’ exclusive and unprecedented multiplatform coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics continues to dominate the competition. On Wednesday, NBC Olympics’ live streaming for Rio 2016 topped one billion minutes (1.05 billion) – the first time the threshold has ever been crossed for an Olympics.   More

Rio Ratings Roundup: Despite Lagging Primetime Numbers, NBC Sees Solid ‘Total Audience Delivery’

While Rio 2016 Olympics primetime ratings are down compared to London 2012, NBC’s Rio viewership is about much more than just the primetime linear television feed on it’s broadcast network. The network is focusing on it its Total Audience Delivery metric (average minute viewing across broadcast, cable, and digital) in an effort to better reflect its […]  More

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