Recent Posts tagged with college football

2020 in Review, Part 3: How US Open Tennis, Golf Majors, College Football and NFL Productions Returned in the Age of Coronavirus

When the pandemic caused the U.S. sports world to suddenly grind to a halt in mid-March, broadcasters and live-event producers were faced with one of the greatest challenges in the industry’s history: How to bring back live sports broadcasts safely. In the ensuing months, sports broadcasters, technology vendors, and production-service providers worked together to develop […]  More

Pac-12 Lays Out Details for Return to College Football on Nov. 6, College Basketball on Nov. 25

Based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19, and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball, and winter sport seasons. The football season may now commence for those teams that […]  More

Big Ten Conference To Resume 2020 College Football Season on Oct. 23

The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening, and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition. The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of October 23-24, 2020. The decision was based on information presented by the […]  More

NFL Network Flexes ‘At-Home’ Muscles With The Switch for Conference USA Schedule

With college-football championship week and bowl season just around the corner, conferences are assessing their regular-season broadcast operations. While organizations like Pac-12 Networks lead the way in producing games remotely, other conferences are moving toward that model. This year, NFL Network forged a partnership with The Switch and produced five of the network’s 10-game schedule […]  More

Fox Sports Rolls Out Dual Sets, Massive Production for Penn State–Ohio State Showdown

Fox Sports is pulling out all the stops for Saturday’s Big Ten showdown featuring No. 9 Penn State at No. 2 Ohio State, deploying its largest college-football production in recent memory. The network’s all-out production blitz kicks off with a special two-hour edition of Big Noon Kickoff with dual studio locations inside and outside Ohio […]  More

Fox Sports Brings College Football Operations Onsite to Ohio State’s Campus

Fox Sports plans an all-out production blitz for its presentation of No. 4 Penn State at No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, Nov. 23. Before the Big Noon Saturday clash between the Big Ten East Division powerhouses, the network presents a special two-hour edition of Big Noon Kickoff with studio locations inside and outside Ohio Stadium.  More

Ratings Roundup: NFL’s 100th Season Kickoffs With Most-Watched Game Since Super Bowl LIII

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the 100th NFL season began with a flourish, other major networks digest the numbers from the NFL’s Week 1 and college football’s Week 2, and ESPN enjoys their […]  More

College Football Kickoff: Pac-12 Networks Attacks Live Games, On the Road Pregame Show With At-Home Production Model

Although a Pac-12 Conference program may have already logged their first football game of the season on the airwaves of Pac-12 Networks (a non-conference matchup between Kent State University and Arizona State University last night), the bulk of the 2019  schedule is still fresh, untouched, and without a blemish. Building off of the inaugural season […]  More

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