Recent Posts tagged with NBA TV

NBA Returns: ESPN Brings Plenty of Tech Firepower to Wide World of Sports Productions

NBA on ESPN is back in business tonight, with its production team resuming live broadcasts from the NBA bubble inside Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. To pull them off safely, the network’s operations team has worked with the NBA and fellow rightsholder Turner Sports to build a massive broadcast compound that echoes […]  More

Behind the Mic: Kevin Harlan, Olivia Harlan Dekker Become First Father-Daughter Broadcast Duo in History; Candace Parker Joins the NBA Crew on TNT

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, Kevin Harlan and his daughter Olivia Harlan Dekker will make broadcasting history during the Monday Night Football telecast, WNBA veteran Candace Parker joins the staff at Turner Sports, FS1’s Kristine Leahy will debut […]  More

Ratings Roundup: 2018 Masters Sees Double-Digit Increase For All Rounds, Manchester Derby Most Watched U.S. Premier League Game Ever

Ratings Roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this edition, the 2018 Masters saw higher than normal ratings which bled into other golf broadcasts, the recent Manchester derby was the most watched Premier League match by Americans ever, NBA […]  More

NBA TV Takes Fan Engagement to Next Level With Social-Centric ‘Fans Only’ Telecast

In the age of ubiquitous mobile devices and social-media interaction, sports broadcasters have found it increasingly difficult to keep fans engaged during live game telecasts. Rather than fight it, Turner Sports and NBA TV aim to embrace the connected fan with a first-of-its-kind production format, dubbed Fans Only, debuting for the Minnesota Timberwolves at Los […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: Media Day Goes Global With New Syndication Site, Live Streaming on Social

For the first time, NBA All-Star Media Day is a worldwide event: the league is live-streaming today’s annual event to more than 180 countries. The NBA has teamed with NeuLion to launch an NBA syndication site that provides web publishers, social-media sites, and television operators across the globe free access to live NBA player interviews. […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: NBA TV, Turner Sports Social-Media Efforts Go Beyond the Game

Although TNT is carrying a whopping 24 hours of NBA All-Star programming this week, Turner Sports’ efforts go well beyond the mothership network. NBA TV (co-owned and -operated by the NBA and Turner) and Turner Sports’ social-media shows — Area 21 on Facebook and The Warmup on Twitter —  are diving deeper into the festivities […]  More

Turner Sports, ESPN, and NBA TV Gear Up for NBA Playoffs

by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor, and Karen Hogan, Senior Editor The Golden State Warriors record-breaking 73rd win and Kobe Bryant’s epic 60-point finale sent the NBA regular season off in style on Wednesday. Now, Turner Sports, ESPN, and NBA TV are gearing up for what promises to be a memorable NBA Playoffs run chock full […]  More

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