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C4-Sports Show set for Madison Square Garden
Organizers have announced that the 2007 edition of the C4-Sports Show will be held July 18-19 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
For more information, visit: www.c4-sports.com.
Greenberg to edit ESPN Original ‘Bronx’
Oscar-winning film editor Jerry Greenberg will edit the baseball-themed miniseries "The Bronx is Burning," an ESPN Original Entertainment and Tollin/Robbins Productions eight-part miniseries based on Jonathan Mahler's bestseller about the New York Yankees in the summer of 1977.
SportSouth debuts tonight
SportSouth, a regional sports network exclusively targeting the interests of the southern sports fan, debuts tonight with two NHL Southeastern Conference match-ups.
Formerly named Turner South, SportSouth will feature more than 180 live events and games and produce original series, specials and documentaries that will bring viewers closer to their local sports personalities.
Narrowstep to provide extreme sports footage for MSN UK site
MSN has selected Internet TV company Narrowstep to provide content for its sports video site, beginning Oct. 15 in the UK. Narrowstep will provide top quality extreme sports and football content to complement the sports video offerings on www.msn.co.uk.
Content will originate from Narrowstep’s production arm Sportshows Television and from sports-related clients who own Internet channels, such as ESA Sports Box.
Swiss Timing/ST Sportservice select Vizrt for ski coverage
Vizrt graphics will be used during this winter’s coverage of the Cross-Country Ski and the Alpine Ski World Cups.
Swiss Timing/ST Sportservice will handle the operation on behalf of the skiing organizations. Swiss Timing has ordered 20 VizlTrio graphic systems for the coverage. Earlier this month, Vizrt announced that Swiss Timing had selected Vizrt for its Beijing Olympics operation.
For more information, visit: www.vizrt.com.