Coronavirus and sports broadcasting: Yannick Ramcke on rights and the live content gap, and Yiannis Exarchos on an unusual Olympic viewing year

Apr 08, 2020, 05:00 AM

SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly and digital editor Tom Bassam talk to OneFootball head of OTT and sports business blogger Yannick Ramcke about the impact of the live events shutdown on the broadcast sector, asking how rights relationships and value can be protected and how effective filler efforts like esports and archive or original content will be. (01:41)

Then SportsPro senior writer Steven Impey speaks with Yiannis Exarchos, chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services, about the implications of the Tokyo 2020 delay, the Olympic Channel's revised plans for the months ahead, and the accelerated adoption of remote production and collaboration. (38:08)