Ratings Roundup: 2018 NBA and NHL Conference Finals Make Network History

Ratings roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, ESPN saw record-setting viewership of the NBA 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, TNT attained positives with their presentation of the Western Conference Finals, the popularity of both Conference Finals […]  More

Remembering AWS Elemental’s Manuel De Peña, a Pillar of the Sports-Technology Industry

Earlier this month, the SVG and media-technology communities lost a beloved industry stalwart, when Manuel De Peña, senior director, field operations, East Region, AWS Elemental, died in an auto accident at 58 years old. Widely respected in the industry, his career in digital-media business development spanned more than 17 years, and, in recent years, he played a […]  More

NFL Network Takes At-Home Approach to New Good Morning Football Studio in Times Square

NFL Network’s Good Morning Football christened its brand-new home last week, moving into a new studio at the NFL Experience Times Square. Although the 40,000-sq-ft. interactive football destination in the heart of New York City provided the perfect location for the NFL Network morning show in terms of style and branding, the limited amount of […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports North’s Vanessa Lambert on Her First Season as Minnesota Timberwolves Lead Producer

Last month, the Minnesota Timberwolves made the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2003-04 season, with an overtime win against the Denver Nuggets in the final game of the regular season. That game was Fox Sports North’s most-watched Timberwolves game ever, in a season that netted ratings that were up 78% year over […]  More