Riot Games Keeps League of Legends Esports Rolling With Fully Cloud-Based Virtualized Workflow

Although the traditional sports world has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, many major esports properties are soldiering on,  hosting competitions with players competing remotely. In the case of Riot Games, which operates multiple League of Legends regional esports leagues across the globe, this meant creating new cloud-based virtualized live-production workflows that […]  More

Seen on Screen: ESPN’s The Paul Finebaum Show Returns on March 30; Weekend Programming Includes Boxing, Olympics, Wrestling, Dog Shows

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

Twitch To Host Stream Aid to Raise Donations for Coronavirus Efforts

On Saturday, March 27, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Twitch is bringing the esports community together to play games and support a good cause. Twitch Stream Aid – a 12-hour charity stream benefitting the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO powered by the United Nations Foundation – will feature some of the biggest names […]  More

YES Network’s ‘YES, We’re Here’ Digital Campaign Keeps Content Train Chugging

Thursday was a visceral reminder of what the sports industry has temporarily lost as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: Major League Baseball’s Opening Day came and went. With no live games to air, regional sports networks across the country are formulating new content plans to keep fans entertained, informed, and engaged. At YES Network, […]  More

Detroit Red Wings Soothe Fan Longings for Sports With Digital Content, Community Togetherness

In a period unprecedented in the modern era, professional sports teams have shuttered their venues in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. As the nation yearns for any sign of live sports action, teams are weathering the storm by producing content from behind closed doors. In Detroit, the Red Wings and Tigers are bringing their […]  More

RTL Croatia Taps Riedel for HD Studio Leap

RTL Croatia, one of Croatia’s largest broadcasters, has chosen Riedel Communications’ MediorNet real-time network and Artist digital matrix intercom for its comprehensive studio upgrade to HD operations. MediorNet and Artist are at the core of an integrated and decentralized signal-routing and communications backbone that drives RTL’s news and master-control rooms, including a large video wall […]  More

Seen on Screen: Fox Sports, ESPN Steps to the Plate With MLB Specials; NBC Sports Pumps Up Premier League, Olympics Content

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

Panasonic Captures Lynx Cat Footage for Snow Cats & Me Documentary

A range of Panasonic cameras were used to capture extraordinary footage of young lynx cats being rescued, rehabilitated and released back into the Russian wilderness for the BBC2 documentary Snow Cats & Me, made by wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan and produced by Jonny Young and Ted Oakes.  More

Pickleball Mania World Championship Helps Fill Live Sports Void on ESPN3

As sports broadcasters and live-streaming outlets seek to fill the void of live content for fans during the coronavirus pandemic, more fringe sports are finding their way into the mainstream. Exhibit A: Pickleball Mania World Championship, which is streaming today exclusively on ESPN3 beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET. The event, which features four of the […]  More