Recent Posts tagged with NFL Draft

NFL Draft Reflections: Intercoms Keep the Back Channels Open

There were about three weeks to go before the kickoff of the NFL Draft, scheduled to take place live in Paradise, NV, the last week of April. Then came the pandemic, locking down the country one state at a time. By the time it reached Paradise, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had decided that the event […]  More

NFL Draft Reflections: For Epic Transmission Plan, SRT Protocol Came Up Clutch

It’s been well publicized what an accomplishment last month’s virtual NFL Draft production was. In about a month’s time, the league — and its broadcast partner, ESPN – completely turned over what was supposed to be a spectacular live display in Las Vegas to a completely remote, at-home, and socially distant execution. The more one […]  More

ESPN’s The Last Dance, NFL Draft Coverage Earns Most-Watched Programming in Key Demographics

ESPN was the destination for key demos across all television (both broadcast and cable) from Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26, as the network’s presentation of the NFL Draft and Episodes 3 & 4 of The Last Dance documentary series on Michael Jordan’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls delivered the four most-watched programs among […]  More

2020 NFL Draft Breaks Viewership Records Across the Board

The 2020 NFL Draft established new all-time highs for media consumption in every category. An average audience of over 8.4 million viewers watched all three days of the 2020 NFL Draft across ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, and digital channels easily breaking the previous high of 6.2 million viewers in 2019 (+35%).  More

NFL Draft 2020: NFL Media Deploys iPhone Production Kits, Coordinates 600+ Live Feeds To Bring Virtual Draft to Fans

Each year, the NFL Draft production somehow gets even bigger and more complex than the year before. As the grandiose plans for the 2020 NFL Draft in Las Vegas came together at the beginning of March, NFL Media VP of Production Dave Shaw believed it could be the most challenging operation to date for the […]  More

NFL Draft 2020: Franchises Connect With Fans Through Live Streams, Interactive Posts on Social Media

As fans scratch and claw for any kind of live sports content, the famous jingle that signals the start of Thursday night’s NFL Draft will be a welcome sound to many ears around the nation. As the league and broadcasters commit wholeheartedly to this first-ever virtual event, production staff from all 30 teams will use […]  More

Caesars Entertainment Launches Draft Pick’Em Online Game With GTG Network

Sports gamification and content provider GTG Network has announced a partnership with Caesars Entertainment to introduce a new Draft Pick’em Online Game. From now through the start of the Draft —Thursday, April 23 — contestants will compete to win tickets to the Big Game, trips to Las Vegas to see professional football games and more […]  More

Veritone Teams Up With ExpressVPN to Launch DraftClips.com in Advance of NFL Draft

Veritone, creator of the aiWARE operating system for artificial intelligence, together with ExpressVPN, have launched the 2020 pro football draft experience portal, DraftClips.com. Leveraging Veritone Digital Media Hub and powered by Veritone aiWARE, DraftClips.com provides fans with free access to exclusive collegiate football clips and highlights of elite players projected to be selected early in this year’s professional football […]  More

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