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F&F Productions Buying CrossCreek Mobile Assets

Hubbard Broadcasting subsidiary F& F Productions today entered into an agreement to acquire the HD mobile unit assets of CrossCreek Television. This deal comes after a long-standing relationship between the two companies and is expected to be finalized by June 15. CrossCreeks’ four HD mobile production units will be integrated into F&F’s signature GTX series […]

WABC, ESPN Plan High-Tech Marathon B’cast

After Superstorm Sandy forced the cancellation of the ING New York City Marathon last year, broadcasters are gearing up for a TV production that they promise will be one to remember. Several technology enhancements are expected to help streamline the production, including two new motorcycles, two new lead trucks, three helicopters and a complete overhaul of the receive-site setup.

Sports Survey: 1080i, 1080p Preferred Over 4K

Sports production professionals prefer 1080i for producing sports today, and more anticipate to build their future production trucks and studios in 3 Gbps/1080p, instead of 4K, according to a new survey sponsored by Miranda Technologies.

Ross Video Gets Into Mobile Sports Business

The Ontario-based company, best known for its production switchers, acquired Mobile Content Providers, a South Florida-based mobile sports production packager, with plans to transform MCP into a national mobile production company.

Midco Sports Network Goes HD On The Road