Monthly Archives: February 2020

NBC Sports Group Lands Media Rights to All MotoGP Races

Written on February 28, 2020 at 12:23 pm, by

NBC Sports Group and Dorna Sports have agreed to a new, multi-year media rights agreement in which NBC Sports has acquired the rights to present all MotoGP races across its platforms beginning in 2020. Financial terms were not disclosed.  More

HITN, UBEAT Team Up to Host First-Ever High School Esports Tournament in NYC

Written on February 28, 2020 at 12:16 pm, by

On Saturday, a group of students representing high schools from across New York City’s five boroughs will meet in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to battle it out in the first ever Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament. The tournament, which is being presented by UBEAT (MEDIAPRO Group) and HITN (Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network), is being […]  More

LaLiga, MEDIAPRO Roll Out Cavalcade of Tech for ElClásico Production

Written on February 28, 2020 at 12:08 pm, by

March opens with the most-anticipated fixture in the LaLiga Santander calendar, ElClásico, with Real Madrid CF taking on FC Barcelona on Sunday in Spain’s capital. LaLiga and its official producer MEDIAPRO will deploy 33 4K HDR-HD production cameras located around the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium for the global TV spectacle.  More

ESL Taps Ross Graphics and Control for ESL One Hamburg Tournament

Written on February 28, 2020 at 11:51 am, by

For the third year in a row the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, played host to the recent ESL One esports event that saw the world’s top Dota 2 teams come together for a full weekend of battle and a prize pool of US$ 300,000. Once again, Ross Video’s XPression graphics suite and DashBoard control […]  More

BIG3 Inks Deal With CBS Sports to Broadcast 24 Games Next Season

Written on February 28, 2020 at 11:43 am, by

The BIG3 and CBS Sports have agreed to a deal for the league’s upcoming fourth season in which select games will be broadcast on CBS on Saturdays throughout the summer. CBS will air 24 games over 10 event days live, beginning on June 20 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis and running through the BIG3 […]  More

NBA 2K League Shifts to Manhattan Studio for Season 3, Will Host Selected Games in Local Markets

Written on February 28, 2020 at 11:30 am, by

The NBA 2K League will have a new home in 2020, moving to a new 13,600-sq.-ft studio space in Manhattan for its third season. The new space replaces the esports league’s previous home in Long Island City, Queens for the past two seasons. In addition, selected NBA 2K League teams will host rivalry matches and […]  More

Report: Global Esports Revenues To Pass $1B in 2020, Viewership To Hit 495M

Written on February 28, 2020 at 11:17 am, by

Global esports revenues will pass the $1 billion mark in 2020, according to the latest Newzoo Global Esports Market Report. The report expects the sector to generate $1.1 billion this year (not counting advertising-platform revenues), up 15.7% from $950.6 million in 2019. In addition, Newzoo projects that the total esports audience will grow to 495.0 […]  More

CBS Interactive Strikes Deal to Stream All Hockey East Games

Written on February 28, 2020 at 11:16 am, by

The Hockey East Association and CBS Interactive today announced a multi-year agreement to stream all Hockey East men’s and women’s games on CBS All Access, CBS’ subscription video on demand and live streaming service. The comprehensive partnership, beginning with the 2019-2020 regular season, is the first of its kind for Hockey East.  More

BT Sport, Samsung Team Up For First Live 8K Sports Broadcast In The UK

Written on February 28, 2020 at 10:51 am, by

BT Sport has teamed with Samsung to show the UK’s first public live 8K sports broadcast, with a screening of the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Olympiacos (round of 32) on the evening of February 27.  More

SVG Sports Graphics Forum Celebrates On-Air Design, Execution Over the Past Year

Written on February 28, 2020 at 10:28 am, by

The SVG Sports Graphics Forum welcomed more than 220 attendees to the SVA Theatre in New York City on Wednesday for a full day of sessions addressing the latest technological advances and creative-design trends in broadcast graphics. Spearheaded once again by the SVG Graphics Committee and its Chair, JP LoMonaco, VP, on-air graphics and design, […]  More

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