Monthly Archives: September 2016

How Do Bars and Restaurants Get Rights to Play Radio, TV, Audio and Video on Their Premises?

Written on September 30, 2016 at 5:53 pm, by

The article, “Don’t Ruin a Perfect Evening: Get the Appropriate Licenses for Radio and TV in Restaurants and Bars,” from Landslide, the magazine of the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Division: By David D. Oxenford, Rachel S. Wolkowitz David D. Oxenford is a partner at Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP in Washington, D.C., who practices communications, media, and […]  More

NCTA Closes Door on INTX Expo

Written on September 30, 2016 at 5:50 pm, by reports that for the first time in 65 years, NCTA will not be hosting an annual trade show, as its President and CEO Michael Powell has announced in a blog post that the association has decided to end the INTX: Internet & Television Expo. As a result, the previously scheduled INTX event for April […]  More

Live From the Ryder Cup: GoVision Delivers for Fans Hungry for On-Course Coverage

Written on September 30, 2016 at 4:00 pm, by

More and more golf fans attending events expect large video displays to keep them up-to-date with live video coverage and scoring updates, and they will find them at the 41st Ryder Cup this weekend. GoVision is onsite providing 15 large LED screens: 12 on the course and three in the Media Center.  More

Live From the Ryder Cup: NEP Presence Grows to 21 Units Strong

Written on September 30, 2016 at 3:08 pm, by

NEP’s presence at the Ryder Cup is almost equal to the number of players on the U.S. and European teams: 21 total trailers in use by NBC Golf, Sky Sports, the BBC, European Tour Productions, and Turner Sports.  More

ESPN To Enhance Coverage of Clemson’s Traditional Stadium Entrance

Written on September 30, 2016 at 2:24 pm, by

ESPN has a massive two days of college football in store with three Top 10 matchups on the docket (Stanford-Washington on Friday night, Wisconsin-Michigan and Louisville-Clemson on Saturday). It will be in Death Valley — for that nightcap between the Cardinals and the Tigers — where the most unusual and technologically challenging production of the weekend […]  More

Live From the Ryder Cup: NBC Golf Caps Off a Successful Summer in Style

Written on September 30, 2016 at 1:24 pm, by

The 41st Ryder Cup began in earnest this morning at Hazeltine Golf Course in Chaska, MN, and, for the NBC Golf production, engineering, and technical team involved with golf coverage, it marks the end of a busy few months that saw the team at the core of three major golf events: the Open Championship, the sport’s […]  More

ESPN Promotes Michael Shiffman to SportsCenter VP Position

Written on September 30, 2016 at 12:52 pm, by

Michael Shiffman has been promoted to the position of VP, content strategy, SportsCenter and News, by ESPN, effective immediately.  More

Neal Scarbrough, Gabe Spitzer Join FOX Sports

Written on September 30, 2016 at 12:50 pm, by

FOX Sports has named Neal Scarbrough to the newly created position of executive editor and Gabe Spitzer to the role of executive producer, original programming and branded content.  More

Pac-12 Networks Selects IMS Productions For Mobile Production Services Support

Written on September 30, 2016 at 12:23 pm, by

Pac-12 Networks has selected IMS Productions to provide a customized mobile production unit to enhance multicam productions for nearly 100 Pac-12 live Olympic sport events. Dubbed Killer Frost, the unit hit the road in late August and offers a seamless and economical solution to elevate the broadcast-quality of its shows.  More

NHL Adds Heidi Browning at Chief Marketing Officer

Written on September 30, 2016 at 12:20 pm, by

Heidi Browning has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the NHL. Browning, who joins the League after leading digital marketing strategies and solutions for companies including Fox Interactive Media, Universal McCann and, most recently, Pandora, will assume her duties Oct. 10.  More

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