CSN Houston’s Innovative On-Site Production Earns Emmy Nod

To tip off its 2013-14 NBA season, Comcast SportsNet Houston took its signature SportsTalk Live outdoors to join the Houston Rockets Lift-Off Party in front of Toyota Center. The workflow that made this production not only possible but cost-effective has since earned the CSN Houston team an Emmy nomination for Technical Achievement.

From 5 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 30, CSN Houston broadcast SportsTalk Live from the main concourse area of the Houston Rockets’ home venue for the first time ever, before turning attention to the game itself. Roderick Morris, who served as chief engineer and project designer, deployed three Sony PBW-F800 cameras, two muxed through ASI hardware via The Switch back to CSN Houston’s control room and o<a