Insight on how an NFL game is produced from the tv trucks
This week it's Episode 44 of The Wormcast. Let's kickoff the NFL season with some keen insight on how a game is produced from the televison truck. My guest is Mark Teitelman, a FOX NFL game producer for 8 years, who also produced Thursday Night Football on NFL Network. Mark is working with a first-time game analyst in Mark Sanchez, we discuss the process of getting a rookie announcer prepared for a completely new broadcasting responsibility. We also dive into his background working from the ground up at ESPN's Sunday Night Football and ABC's Monday Night Football. Also there's a story about Dennis Hopper. Enjoy!
3:38 Mark Sanchez debut as Mark's game analyst, from audition to preparing Mark for the booth on Sunday for 49ers v Lions.
14:30 The importance of having continuity with key production and technical folks year after year.
17:00 How do you effective use the sideline reporter
25:00 Announcers knowing the rules and having rules experts Mike Pereira and Dean Balandino to assist his crew
30:55 Giving and receiving feedback from his crew.
38:17 Aqib Talib
39:50 Starting at ESPN and getting on Fred Gaudelli's crew for Sunday Night Football
44:45 Monday Night Football opens and Dennis Hopper
54:00 Producers wear a lot of hats
57:33 Trust - the currency for producers
1:00:00 Producing "Call of Duty" eSports competitions