Recent Posts tagged with ESPN

CFP National Championship 2021: ESPN Ops Takes Over Hard Rock Stadium With Huge Compound, Comprehensive REMI Plan

As one of ESPN’s most important properties, the College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship Game spurs increased innovation and ingenuity. Such events typically generate intuitive ideas, but the magnitude of the game and the curveball that is COVID-19 has intensified efforts in pushing limits. For tonight’s game at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, the broadcaster is […]  More

CFP National Championship 2021: ESPN’s Ed Placey on the Evolution of MegaCast, Solving Logistical Challenges of COVID-19

Ohio State and Alabama will meet in tonight’s CFP National Championship Game in Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium, and ESPN is deploying its seventh consecutive MegaCast presentation. Ranging from the traditional broadcast and analytical side of the game with Film Room to home-centric calls on Hometown Radio and multiple alternative viewing methods, the network is once […]  More

NFL Playoffs 2021: ESPN To Supplement Linear Broadcast With MegaCast Options for Wild Card Game

The Tennessee Titans shocked the National Football League by stunning the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens in last year’s AFC Divisional Round. With a reversal in roles pitting the squads against each other in Nashville’s Nissan Stadium, ESPN is blowing out its coverage of Sunday’s Wild Card Game with a total of 57 cameras to capture every […]  More

ESPN+, ABC To Air UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar

ESPN+ and ABC will combine to air the first UFC event of 2021 when the Octagon returns to UFC FIGHT ISLAND on January 16. Set on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Kattar features former UFC featherweight champion and No. 1-ranked contender Max Holloway taking on No. […]  More

ESPN Grows MegaCast for NFL Wild Card Weekend to Include Film Room on ESPN2, Between the Lines on ESPN+

ESPN’s first NFL Wild Card MegaCast has expanded, as ESPN+ will join ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, Freeform, and ESPN Deportes in a MegaCast presentation of Baltimore at Tennessee on January 10 (1 p.m. ET), resulting in six Disney networks combining forces to super-serve fans while offering the most extensive multi-channel NFL Playoff game offering to date […]  More

NBA 2020 Tipoff: ESPN Plans 50-50 Split Between Onsite and REMI Game Productions

It has been just 73 days since the Los Angeles Lakers wrapped up their 17th NBA Championship, but ESPN’s production and operations teams are already back in action, tipping off their 2020-21 season tonight and then delivering a star-studded five-game slate on Christmas Day. Typically, broadcasters have more than twice that amount of off-season time […]  More

A Preview of the 2020-21 NBA Season With ESPN’s Eddie Okuno 

After a successful stay within the NBA bubble in Orlando, ESPN, Turner Sports, and the league learned a lot of valuable production lessons. At the SVG Summit:CONNECT, the three parties convened for an in-depth reflection on their operations at the Wide World of Sports Complex. Prior to the start of the 2020-21 NBA schedule, ESPN […]  More

ESPN+ Signs Deal With PGA Tour for Featured Hole Coverage at 23 Events in 2021

ESPN+ and the PGA TOUR have reached an agreement for ESPN+ to stream live, featured-hole coverage from 23 PGA TOUR events in 2021, starting with the Farmers Insurance Open in January and continuing through the FedExCup Playoffs and the TOUR Championship in September. The new agreement follows a similar pact that covered 12 events in […]  More

ESPN, SEC Ink 10-Year Rights Deal; Top Football Package Shifts From CBS to ABC in 2024

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have inked a new 10-year agreement beginning in 2024-25 that will see the conference’s top football package of 15 premier games shift from CBS to ABC and include eight marquee men’s basketball matchups each year across ESPN or ABC. Combined with ESPN’s separate existing 23-year agreement, the deal makes […]  More

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