In TV Sports, Everything Old is New Again

Published on Mar 26, 2020

Veteran sports producer Fred Gaudelli was taking a walk recently to clear his head in tough times when a top executive at the National Football League reached out to him: Do you have any desire to run some of our old football games on TV?

Under normal circumstances, the answer would likely be no. But normal went out the window about two weeks ago.

With live sports telecasts knocked out by the global coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s biggest media companies are subsisting instead on broadcasts of older games. CBS Sports last Saturday and Sunday aired classic Ncaa March Madness tournament games,

Read full article at: Variety - TV News

Author: Brian Steinberg