Recent Posts tagged with Sunday Night Football

Sunday Night Football on NBC Sports Grabs Primetime’s Top Spot for Ninth Straight Year

With the 2019-20 TV season wrapping up tonight, NBC’s Sunday Night Football finishes as primetime’s #1 TV show in all key metrics for the ninth consecutive year – adding to its record for the most consecutive years atop the charts (since 1950), based on official live plus same day data provided by Nielsen. Sunday Night Football also ranked as […]  More

NFL Kickoff 2019: Networks Beef Up Football Audio

Audio for football games has reached a pinnacle, at least technically. The ability to pull in sound from the gridiron — from microphones on players to parabolic receptors with sensitivity a CIA spook would respect — is just short of reality-show pervasiveness. The only brakes on collecting sound during games are legal ones, a combination […]  More

Ratings Roundup: 2018 CFP Semifinals Captivate 35.8 Million Viewers; NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium Becomes Most-Watched Since 2015

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, the College Football Playoff semifinals capped off ESPN’s activity in 2018, the 2018 NHL Winter Classic drove home the best rating for the event in four years, the […]  More

NBC Sports Retraces Historic Moments, Events With Interactive Timeline

NBC Sports – the home to many of sports media’s first-ever game presentations on radio, television, and live streaming – launched “NBC Sports History,” a multimedia digital timeline highlighting the most iconic and influential sports moments in the network’s nearly century-long history.  More

NBC Sports To Debut New Field-Goal Tracer Graphic on Sunday Night Football

NBC Sports continues to add virtual graphics to its Sunday Night Football telecasts with the debut of SNF Kicks field-goal “tracer”on this Sunday’s New Orleans Saints–Minnesota Vikings matchup. The new SNF Kicks Tracer, an element of SNF Kicks, can map the flight of the football on all field-goal attempts. The SNF Kicks system, which uses TrackMan technology, will provide […]  More

Inside NBC Sports’ All-Encompassing Audio Production for Sunday Night Football

The sound of NFL broadcasts has become the sonic gold standard for broadcast sports. The league, which operates one of the world’s leading media outfits, NFL Films, was one of the first to sanction on-player microphone placement, and NFL gridirons are surrounded by more listening devices than the American embassy in Moscow. Not surprisingly, the […]  More

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