Recent Posts tagged with ROOT SPORTS

NEP Group Calls on Fujinon To Implement 4K UHD Lenses in Production Truck

NEP Group has equipped its latest truck, the M-15 — a 4K unit with advanced IP delivery capability — with a range of FUJINON 4K UHD lenses. While build on the M-15 is in its final stages of completion, the new lenses are being used to cover Seattle Mariner baseball games for the Root Sports Northwest […]  More

AT&T Rebranding Three ROOT Sports RSNs as ‘AT&T SportsNet’ in July

AT&T Sports Networks has announced plans to rebrand its ROOT Sports Pittsburgh, Rocky Mountain, and Southwest regional sports networks as AT&T SportsNet next month. However, ROOT Sports Northwest, which is majority-owned by the Seattle Mariners, will not change its name and will retain the ROOT Sports branding. AT&T acquired all the RSNs as part of its purchase of […]  More

Big Sky Conference, Root Sports Announce Contract Extension

The Big Sky Conference and the AT&T Sports Networks have agreed to a multi-year extension to continue their partnership to air Big Sky football beginning with the 2017-18 season. All games will air on its Root Sports-branded regional networks.  More

SVG On Demand: ROOT Sports’ VP/EP Doug Johnson on New Studios, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and AT&T

It’s been a big year at the ROOT Sports family of networks with the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup, ROOT Sports Northwest debuting a tech-heavy studio, and the integration of new parent company AT&T. Doug Johnson, vice president and executive producer of ROOT Sports chats about the latest with the networks with SVG’s Jason […]  More

Dave Belmonte Joins Root Sports as General Sales Manager, Rocky Mountain Region

ROOT SPORTS announced  that the network has hired Dave Belmonte as General Sales Manager of ROOT SPORTS Rocky Mountain Region. Belmonte will oversee advertising sales of the regional sports network based in Denver, reporting to General Manager David Woodman. Belmonte officially joins the Denver-based network in February.  More

DIRECTV, AT&T Launch ROOT Sports Southwest on the Fly in Houston

The long, sordid affair of Comcast SportsNet Houston is finally over, and from its ashes has arisen ROOT Sports Southwest. The relaunched regional sports network officially went live at 6 a.m. CT on Monday under the new ownership of DIRECTV Sports Networks and AT&T. Counting DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse subscribers, Rockets and Astros games are […]  More

Root Sports’ Four Pillars of MLB Coverage: Ultra-Mos, RF Cams, Pop Music, and Live Studios

DIRECTV’s Root Sports RSNs enter their fourth season of MLB coverage this week with a focus on four primary production elements: ultra-slow-motion cameras, wireless RF cameras, the use of popular music within telecasts, and live studio desks at the ballparks. With these tools in use by all three of its MLB-rights–holding RSNs — Colorado (Rockies), […]  More

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