Behind the Mic: Ernie Johnson To Lead The Match: Tiger vs. Phil ; ESPN, Fox Sports Reveal CBB Broadcast Teams

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, Turner Sports releases cast of personalities for “The Match: Tiger vs. Phil,” a pair of networks announced their broadcast teams for the college basketball […]  More

As NASCAR Crowns Champ, NBC’s NASCAR Hot Pass on NBCSN Offers Deeper Look at the Race for the Title

NASCAR crowns a champion this weekend, when the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series Championships rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway. And NBC Sports is all over the grand finale with more than 20 hours of trackside coverage, including Sunday’s big Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship (3 p.m. ET, NBC).  More

SVG On Demand: Duke’s Chad Lampman Goes Inside Blue Devil Network’s New ACC Network Facilities

Over the past couple of years, member institutions of the Atlantic Coast Conference have been preparing in a big way for this summer’s launch of the ACC Network. In partnership with ESPN, the conference is constructing impressive video production facilities up and down the east coast with Duke University bing one of the first to […]  More

College Basketball 2018-19 Preview: ESPN Continues To Evolve REMI for Hardcourt Coverage

After a season that offered more than 2,500 games on all platforms under the ESPN umbrella, the sports-media giant is sticking with a steady diet of productions for the upcoming college basketball season. Out of close to 3,000 games, about half will be dedicated to digital platforms, including 550 men’s and women’s games on ESPN+ […]  More

College Basketball 2018-19 Preview: Networks Prep for Another Season of Hoops

The 2018-19 college basketball season is shaping up to be one filled with new and engaging production innovations for the major sports networks. With both traditional and OTT platforms at their disposable, the networks also will be able to distribute virtually all the action leading up to March Madness. Here’s a peek at what each […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week – Front Bench Perspectives & Storytelling In Esports

It’s a special week on The SVG Podcast: ESports Week! All week long, we will dedicate daily episodes to discussions around the exciting technology and storytelling present and future of the exploding world of esports. Today, we have a roundtable discussion with some key personalities playing a major role at the front bench of major […]  More

ESPN Adjusts on the Fly for MNF’s Move From Mexico City to L.A.

When the NFL announced yesterday that it will move Monday Night Football’s Kansas City Chiefs–Los Angeles Rams game on Nov. 19 from Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum because of poor field conditions, ESPN’s operations team instantly sprang into action. No stranger to handling last-minute logistics — the majority of the 25+ college […]  More

SVG On Demand: NBC Sports’ Matt Celli on the Value of Bringing Esports to Traditional Television

NBC Sports is one of the traditional sports-media players that have dipped a toe in esports waters, producing some big-time events, including Universal Open Rocket League (Season 2) this past summer. At our inaugural Esports Production Forum, Matt Celli, head of production technology, innovation and data, NBC Sports and Olympics, chats with our Jason Dachman to […]  More