Fanview Virtual Fan Tech Can Fill Empty Venues, Engage Audience in New Ways

With more and more sports leagues and federations figuring out timelines for the return of competition, the challenge for broadcasters is investigating ways to fill the visual void of an empty stadium. Virtual graphics of all sorts are possible, including enhanced statistics, sponsor branding, team logos, scores, and more. And then there is the possibility […]  More

Seen on Screen: ESPN To Televise MLB Draft on June 10-11; Packer and Durham Return in Split Studio on June 8

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

Pixellot’s Charlie Pritchard, Yossi Tarablus Discuss AI-Driven Live Sports Restart

Pixellot is at the center of the conversation as federations, leagues, and clubs around the world consider how to restart live sports at closed-doors venues with no fans. Pixellot’s technology streamlines the production workflow by deploying an unmanned multi-camera system in a single fixed rig, covering the field of play and delivering a stitched panoramic […]  More

Legends Behind the Lens: Peter Larsson

The story of American sports television is engrained in the history of this nation, rising on the achievements of countless incredible men and women who never once appeared on our screens. During this pause in live sports, SVG is proud to present a celebration of this great industry. Legends Behind the Lens is a look at how […]  More

Super League Gaming Leans Into Digital Gameplay, Remote Production as Audience Grows During Lockdown

Launched in 2014, Super League Gaming originally aimed to bring amateur esports into the spotlight by hosting competitive esports events at venues ranging from movie theaters and malls to Top Golf and Dave & Buster’s locations. However, with physical locations shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Super League quickly pivoted to online events and […]  More

Legends Behind the Lens: Ted Nathanson

The story of American sports television is engrained in the history of this nation, rising on the achievements of countless incredible men and women who never once appeared on our screens. During this pause in live sports, SVG is proud to present a celebration of this great industry. Legends Behind the Lens is a look at how […]  More

Feld Entertainment Brings Back Monster Energy AMA Supercross With Focus on Crew Safety

As U.S. sports make a gradual comeback from the depths of the coronavirus, motorsports is leading the return to live event production. Along with MotoAmerica Superbike, NBC Sports’ presentation of Monster Energy AMA Supercross returned this past Sunday in Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium. For Feld Entertainment, the network’s production partner, putting on a great […]  More

NFL Draft Reflections: Intercoms Keep the Back Channels Open

There were about three weeks to go before the kickoff of the NFL Draft, scheduled to take place live in Paradise, NV, the last week of April. Then came the pandemic, locking down the country one state at a time. By the time it reached Paradise, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had decided that the event […]  More