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SVG On Demand: Super League Gaming CCO Matt Edelman on the Potential of Amateur Esports Competitions

While professional esports remain a wide open field of various competitions and leagues, Super League Gaming reigns at the top of the mountain when it comes to amateur esports. Our Brandon Costa caught up with Matt Edelman, Super League Gaming’s chief commercial officer, at our Esports Production Forum to discuss the organization’s place in the […]  More

Deltatre Opens Up on Massive Interactive Acquisition and Shaping the OTT Market

Sports media service company Deltatre recently revealed that it had acquired OTT software company Massive Interactive in a deal worth around $127m (£99m). The agreement positions the combined businesses as the largest independent rival to the likes of Disney in terms of online sports coverage, reaching a potential audience of hundreds of millions of people […]  More

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

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2018: Gary Bettman — Father of the Modern NHL

SVG is profiling this year’s 11 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 11 at the New York Hilton. For more information, CLICK HERE. Sports is dominated by statistics. Bigger, faster, better, tougher are all measurable. Accumulating enough good numbers, a player is a sure bet […]  More

Program Productions, CRAS Team Up To Foster Next Generation of Broadcast-Audio Talent

Program Productions, Chicago-based labor-services provider to the sports, entertainment, and broadcast industries throughout the U.S. and Canada, is partnering with the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (CRAS), a major educational institution focused on professional audio and specializing in preparing entry-level workers for broadcasting. Under their agreement, Program Productions will place appropriate CRAS broadcast students, […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week With With Allied Esports International Head of Content Drew Ohlmeyer

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 make a grand finish bringing you a conversation with Drew Ohlmeyer, the Head of Content at Allied Esports […]  More

Dome Productions Makes the Leap to 4K HDR, Dolby Atmos With DirecTV

Dome Productions continues to push the technological envelope for live sports coverage, producing the Nov. 12 Toronto Raptors-New Orleans Pelicans game in 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos surround sound for distribution to the home by DirecTV. The game is among the first to be produced in the 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos formats and distributed […]  More

DAZN Reaches Three Year Rights Deal With MLB; Will Produce Live Weeknight Show

Major League Baseball and global sports streaming platform DAZN have agreed to a three-year live digital rights partnership in the United States, set to begin with the 2019 MLB regular season, it was announced by Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and DAZN Group Executive Chairman John Skipper. The announcement was made after the 30 Major […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Week – Growth of Esports at the Collegiate Level

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 of experts to share with you their takes on how to care for amateur […]  More

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