SVG To Host TranSPORT Virtual Series on Sept. 23-24

SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference is going virtual this year. While we are unable to host our annual industry gathering in New York City as usual, SVG is proud to announce the SVG TranSPORT Virtual Series — a two-day series of keynotes, panels, presentations, and video-based networking events to be held on Sept. 23-24. CLICK HERE for […]  More

Brian Sullivan Named NEP Group CEO

NEP Group has brought Brian Sullivan on board to serve as Chief Executive Officer starting August 31. Sullivan brings more than 30 years of broadcast industry experience to NEP, having previously served in executive leadership roles at media giants FOX Networks Group, SKY Deutschland AG and Sky UK.  More

2020 Sports Emmys: A Deeper Look at the Big Production and Technology Winners

Tuesday night’s 41st Sports Emmy Awards was a celebration of an industry that prides itself in putting innovation and technology at the forefront. The roster of winners harkened back to 2019, a year loaded with production and operations achievement across the world of sports. Thirty five trophies were given out during the virtual ceremony and […]  More

ESPN, Fox Sports Top Sports Emmy Awards; CBS Sports’ The Masters Wins Key Tech Categories

It was fitting that, on a night unlike any other, CBS Sports’ coverage of The Masters would take home three of the top prizes at the Sports Emmy Awards, earning statues for Outstanding Live Sports Special, Outstanding Technical Team Remote, and the George Wensel Technical Achievement Award. The ceremony, held virtually for the first time […]  More

Marquee Sports Network Spotlight, Part 2: Building Chicago’s New RSN in the Throes of the Pandemic

The launch of a new network is a monumental undertaking under any circumstances. But launching a network on the precipice of a global pandemic? That’s a Mission Impossible scenario. However, Marquee Sports Network’s production and engineering teams somehow found a way not only to get the new Chicago-based regional sports network on the air in […]  More

Primestream Enlists One of World’s Largest Tech Companies in New $1.2 Million Deal

One of the world’s largest-valuation technology companies has joined the Primestream enterprise client roster. As one of the technology industry’s best-known brands, the new customer has made an initial purchase in excess of $1 million of Primestream’s Xchange media asset management (MAM) platform, Media IO recording and playout solution, and related software and services.  More

NASCAR, BetMGM to Collaborate on Sports Betting Experiences, In-Race Betting

NASCAR and BetMGM, a market-leading sports betting and iGaming platform, have inked a multi-year sports betting partnership. As an Authorized Gaming Operator of NASCAR, BetMGM will collaborate with NASCAR to create and promote engaging sports betting experiences, including introducing in-race betting options, for racing fans across the United States.  More

Ratings Roundup: ESPN’s PGA Championship Coverage Becomes Most-Watched Since 2010; CBS Captures Most-Watched Golf Telecast Since June 2019

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 PGA Championship this past weekend became the most-watched edition since 2010, Univision scores record ratings in the return of UEFA Champions League, the New York Yankees on […]  More

Activision Blizzard Snags Longtime MLB Vet Tony Petitti as President of Sports and Entertainment

In a massive executive move, gaming and esports giant Activision Blizzard has appointed MLB veteran Tony Petitti as President of Sports and Entertainment. Petitti, who led the launch of MLB Network in 2008 and most recently served as MLB Deputy Commissioner of Business and Media and COO, will oversee esports, consumer products, and film and […]  More

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