This week on The Wormcast it's episode 8. I'm taking a deep dive into soccer television production with Shaw Brown. Shaw has been involved in all aspects of soccer production for over 25 years. He might be the only one who's worked in soccer production for ABC, ESPN, FOX, NBC and CBS. Brown has worked 13 Men's and Women's FIFA World Cups, all 25 seasons of MLS, and most recently was the studio producer for CBS Sports HQ's coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League.
Topics discussed: We begins with how CBS organized their UEFA presentations in a matter of weeks after obtaining the rights. 19:45 The Old Firm match Celtic v Rangers 22:30 How he got into soccer porduction 25:00 Working with the legendary Jim McKay 30:00 Strory of how I endup up working with Shaw in the 2010 World Cup for ABC/ESPN 32:00 more on the 2010 World Cup 37:00 What he learned working MLS and the Premier League at NBC 45:00 Some news? Will Tim Howard be NBC's new analyst on the Premier League coverage 46:10 Women involved calling MLS matches 51:00 MLS television coverage in the future
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