Monthly Archives: October 2018

ESPN Names Russell Wolff as EVP and GM of ESPN+

Written on October 31, 2018 at 3:01 pm, by

ESPN veteran Russell Wolff has been named executive vice president and general manager of ESPN+. The announcement was made by Michael Paull, president, Disney Streaming Services, to whom Wolff will report.  More

SVG On Demand: How ATSC 3.0 Could Revolutionize the Live-TV Industry

Written on October 31, 2018 at 2:50 pm, by

At SVG’s annual TranSPORT event at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City on Oct. 16, Madeleine Noland – the Chair of ATSC Technology Group 3 and LG Electronics’ Senior Advisor on Technology and Standards – presented a whirlwind tour of the latest advancements in ATSC 3.0.  More

Ratings Roundup: Red Sox Finish on Top After Low-Rated World Series Concludes

Written on October 31, 2018 at 2:24 pm, by

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 Boston Red Sox are crowned champions in a World Series with low numbers, the Rams vs. Packers nailbiter headlines the past week in the NFL, and Univision […]  More

SVG Summit 2018: NFL Media To Keynote Sports Content Management Workshop

Written on October 31, 2018 at 2:21 pm, by

The annual Sports Content Management Workshop at the 2018 SVG Summit will be headlined by a keynote presentation entitled Inside NFL Media’s MAM Overhaul featuring Brad Boim, NFL Media, Senior Director, Post Production and Asset Management.  More

VITEC To Showcase Multisite Streaming Solution at WFX Expo 2018

Written on October 31, 2018 at 11:05 am, by

VITEC (booth 721) announced it will demonstrate its House of Worship (HOW) Multisite Streaming Solution at the WFX Expo 2018, Nov. 14-15, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Featuring the MGW Ace encode/decode appliances with the company’s proprietary second-generation HEVC codec (Gen2+) and fully integrated with Renewed Vision’s ProVideoServer (PVS), the solution […]  More

Global Live Streaming Up 54% YoY in Q3; NFL Notches 83% Climb in Viewing Hours: Conviva

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:47 am, by

It should be of little surprise that, according to a study by streaming-TV–measurement and –intelligence platform Conviva, streaming-video consumption continued to skyrocket in Q3 2018. In State of the Streaming TV Industry Report for Q3 2018 (which was released on Wednesday), the company reported a 52% increase in plays and a 63% climb in total viewing […]  More

Arvato Systems’ CEO Marcus Metzner To Serve as Member on AIB Jury

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:17 am, by

On November 7, the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) will present the 2018 AIB Awards in London. Marcus Metzner, CMO at Arvato Systems, will be a member of the international jury.  More

Signiant To Sponsor 14th Annual Association for International Broadcasting Awards

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:09 am, by

Signiant will be sponsoring the AIBs 2018 — the Association for International Broadcasting’s 14th annual awards event for factual video, audio, and interactive productions, taking place in London on November 7, 2018. This is the third year that Signiant has sponsored these awards.  More

Raycom Sports, Legacy Motorsports Events Establish Live Entertainment Operations Partnership

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:04 am, by

Raycom Sports and Legacy Motorsports Events are partnering on a new joint venture called Raycom-Legacy Content Company to create large-scale live entertainment touring properties and related commercial opportunities.  More

Behind the Mic: John Sterling To Call Nets-Hawks on Dec. 16; Paul Azinger Named as Johnny Miller’s Replacement

Written on October 31, 2018 at 10:00 am, by

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, John Sterling will call Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks contest on December 16, Paul Azinger will replace Johnny Miller on NBC Sports, Patrick Sharp joins NBC Sports Chicago on Blackhawks coverage, […]  More

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