Recent Posts tagged with Australian Open

ESPN Closes Out Busy Fortnight at Australian Open With Championship Weekend

Heading into Championship Weekend at the Australian Open, ESPN has been blessed with a pair of compelling storylines: Sofia Kenin’s improbable appearance in the Women’s Championship (the first American who wasn’t a Williams sister to appear since 2005) and a red-hot Novak Djokovic’s defense of the Men’s Championship (after defeating fan-favorite Roger Federer). The weekend […]  More

Spectra Logic Organizes Content of the Australian Open for Tennis Australia

Tennis Australia is the Host Broadcaster for the Australian Open and as part of this year’s event, the provider was seeking a solution to store over 180TB of host broadcast content that is generated during the tournament. After a comprehensive evaluation process, they chose the Spectra Logic Black Pearl solution supplied and installed by Digistor.  More

Ratings Roundup: Duke’s Road Win at UVA Named Most-Watched This Season; 2019 Pro Bowl Reaches Eight Million Viewers

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, Duke’s narrow victory over the Virginia Cavaliers is the most-watched college basketball game of the season, the Pro Bowl reached eight million viewers, the NHL All-Star Game hits […]  More

Experience and Planning Help ESPN Meet Special Challenges Covering Australian Open

ESPN is out in full force for its 26th consecutive year covering the Australian Open: 253 technical and production personnel on hand at Melbourne Park. Tennis’s first major of the year always presents unique challenges for ESPN — most notably, the extreme distance and time difference (16 hours) between Melbourne and ESPN headquarters in Bristol, […]  More

Tennis Channel Increases Australian Open Coverage for U.S. Audiences

The Tennis Channel has increased its coverage of the Australian Open for its U.S. audience base to include broadcasts of the boys’ and girls’ junior singles championships this coming weekend.  In its 11th year of Australian Open coverage, the Tennis Channel has expanded to 13 days of live matches in Melbourne. Coverage from Australia began on […]  More

Tennis Channel, Tennis Australia Ink Multi-Year Media Rights Deal

Tennis Channel and Tennis Australia (the governing body of professional tennis in Australia) have signed a multi-year rights deal heading into the 2016 Australian Open, underway now in Melbourne, Australia. The wide-ranging agreement includes all domestic media rights to five annual events leading up to the first Grand Slam of the year, along with access […]  More

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