Featured Story

The TV tech we’ll all soon be talking about

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 20 / 16

I asked several technology executives at various TV networks to identify a new production technology that they believe will become more popular over the next year. Everyone mentioned drones, as written above, especially for taped pieces, not live. These are the other technologies that were most freq...

Read More

Tags: Media

More Stories

07/15/13
NFL gets ‘Big Break’ on Golf Channel

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. Golf Channel is partnering with the NFL for its next “Big Break” series, with six former NFL players competing in the 20th version of the show, which wrapped up filming last month at the Dorado Beach Resort in Puerto Ric ...

Tags: Media

07/15/13
Outside looks to viewers to supply video

Outside Television has revamped its website to operate less as a promotional vehicle for its channel and more as one where viewers can watch and share adventure-related video. Rob Faris, Outside’s senior vice president of programming and production, said the shift was made because, “W ...

Tags: Media

07/01/13
Omnigon’s path to sports relevance

There is a simple, unofficial mantra operating in the halls of many major sports properties and networks. “In Igor, we trust.” Igor is Igor Ulis, chief executive and co-founder of Omnigon Communications, a digital media agency with offices in New York, Toronto and Kiev, Ukraine. Amon ...

Tags: Media

07/01/13
Ratings low for highlights-heavy shows

I t’s probably the complaint I hear most frequently about sports media: Today’s sports news shows are a far cry from the “SportsCenter” of the 1990s. People consistently say that they want to see the old shows, which mainly ...

Tags: Media

07/01/13
Breeders’ Cup partners with Russo

The Breeders’ Cup has partnered with Chris Russo’s CR Media Ventures to develop digital initiatives for horse racing’s annual championship, starting with a fantasy game aimed at drawing in new fans for this year’s two-day event. Neither Breeders’ Cup CMO Drew Sheinma ...

Tags: Media

07/01/13
NHL Network on ice

Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Once the last Chicago Blackhawk had hoisted and kissed the Stanley Cup last Monday night, NBC wrapped up its broadcast and sent viewers to NBC Sports Network for its postgam ...

Tags: Media

07/01/13
King’s football website set for debut

“The MMQB,” the new pro football-only website led by Sports Illustrated writer Peter King, is slated to debut July 22 with a mission to “be on the cutting edge of what people want to know about the NFL.” ■   ...

Tags: Media

06/24/13
PlayOn!, HS group plan national network

David Rudolph envisions a day in the not-too-distant future when every high school sporting event — all 2.1 million of them — will be streamed somewhere. They’ll go to websites, mobile devices and, Rudolph eventually believes, a digital network that’s the home for strictly ...

Tags: Media

06/24/13
Experts debate 3-D’s future

There was arguably no bigger advocate for 3-D TV in the home than ESPN. It set up a dedicated 3-D TV channel, ESPN 3D, and signed carriage agreements enabling it to potentially reach more than 75 million homes. It broadcast several of its biggest events, including the World Cup, Masters and BCS coll ...

Tags: Media

06/24/13
Livefyre to add comments to NASCAR.com

NASCAR is making it possible for fans to comment on articles online. The sport hired the software company Livefyre to provide a commenting service on NASCAR.com that allows fans to post comments instantaneously. Fans also can bring friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter to the site by tagg ...

Tags: Media

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug