Monthly Archives: November 2007

TSN’s Packers/Cowboys Game Peaks at 738,000 Viewers

Written on November 30, 2007 at 4:50 pm, by

With first place in the NFC on the line and a pair of 10-1 teams going head-to-head, TSN’s coverage of the Green Bay Packers @ Dallas Cowboys match-up last night (November 29) delivered a national average audience of 630,000 viewers, making it the most watched NFL game in TSN history. Audience levels peaked at 738,000 […]  More

Voting for 2007 Academy Athlete of the Year underway

Written on November 30, 2007 at 4:15 pm, by

Starting 30 November, sports fans worldwide can vote online for the 2007 United States Sports Academy Athlete of the Year presented by USATODAY.com and MSNBC.com. Last year, the ballot attracted nearly half a million votes from around the globe. Votes will be collected through 24 December. The ballot will be located on a website hosted […]  More

Red Bulls redesign stadium

Written on November 30, 2007 at 1:55 pm, by

The Canadian Press- The New York Red Bulls redesigned their stadium to cut the number of luxury suites by almost half, remove a concert stage and make sure every seat is covered by a roof, giving it a look similar to major European soccer venues. The changes announced by the club on Thursday will add […]  More

National Football League Gets Ready for Game Day With IBM

Written on November 30, 2007 at 11:52 am, by

Marketwire: IBM announced the National Football league (NFL) has standardized its business on IBM BladeCenter and System x servers. The servers from IBM leverage X-Architecture — the company’s design blueprint for x86-based servers. The league standardized on IBM servers to run its media information systems, facilitate distribution of game day video and run day-to-day operations […]  More

FSU Seminoles expand HD ops with Panasonic P2, Grass Valley, and Harris

Written on November 30, 2007 at 11:44 am, by

By Andrew Lippe Florida State University has joined the long list of college universities who have upgraded their video production to HD. The FSU Seminoles underwent a renovation that included the implementation of four Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 2/3-inch shoulder-mounted P2 HD cameras. The cameras have been used to shoot the Seminoles weekly highlights show, “Seminole Sports […]  More

Winter X Games make the leap to HD

Written on November 30, 2007 at 11:44 am, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer The Winter X Games will be going HD in January, the first time ever that HD and ESPN’s top extreme sports event will give viewers the ability to see all the small details that make the games a hit. Rick Alessandri, senior vice president, ESPN consumer products and X Games managing director, […]  More

November PM Edition (November 30, 2007)

Written on November 30, 2007 at 10:20 am, by

In this edition of The Schubin Report, Mark Schubin covers the topic of “Consumption” and how producers need to be aware of consumption patterns by end users. After the Quiz redux Mark continues with “Timing is Everything” before providing further clues to the current quiz.  More

MLB.com connects fans to Winter Meetings

Written on November 30, 2007 at 10:07 am, by

MLB.com will provide baseball fans with live video coverage of the annual Baseball Winter Meetings from Nashville, Tenn., via its offseason subscription package. The broadcasts will begin on Monday, December 3 at 11:00 a.m. EST with the live announcement of the results from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 Veterans Committee election. […]  More

DK-Technologies offers loudness solution

Written on November 30, 2007 at 8:27 am, by

In response to requests from key broadcasters and production houses, including SKY, ITV, the BBC and RAI in Italy, DK-Technologies is launching the MSD100C Loudness, which is designed to tackle the issue of the perceived loudness of audio signals. There is no doubt that loudness is a hot topic for the broadcast and post production […]  More

Setanta Sports launches sports news channel

Written on November 29, 2007 at 3:08 pm, by

Irish sports broadcaster Setanta continued its policy of expansion and challenging major rival Sky Sports by launching a 24-hour rolling sports news channel. The channel is broadcasting breaking and general sports news, plus special features. Kelly Dalglish, the daughter of Scotland and Liverpool football legend Kenny Dalglish and previously with Sky Sports News, is presenting […]  More

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