Posts Tagged ‘tugger thompson’
After the video overload of the 34th America’s Cup, the vacuum of content from the AC video industrial complex is startling. Where are the overall shows? The reality episodes? The outtakes, the humor, the internal highlight reels? Maybe they are somewhere, but as far as we can tell, the minute the Cup ended, all the media folks got their walking papers – exactly the opposite you’d expect if the America’s Cup was indeed some kind of sustainable sport instead of a rich guy’s circle jerk.
Thankfully, Beau and Randy are still producing, and this week, Bangin’ The Corners gives you an inside view of commentators Andy and TuggerT. Definitely a side of the cam we’ve not seen yet, and confirms everything about the ACTV team…
October 8th, 2013 by admin
ACEA’s live coverage of the America’s Cup is pretty damned amazing, and we’ve now tested it on a big enough group of non-sailors to know that they like it too. In fact it’s hard to fault the combined Coutts/Ellison/Honey vision of what the Cup should look like on a jumbotron – except for the awful commentators, the geo-restrictions, the shit ratings, onsite turnout way below expectations, NBC’s total lack of interest, ESPN’s total lack of promotion, NBC Sports Network’s total lack of being a real network…maybe it’s not actually hard to find fault?
This video shows our pals at Bangin’ The Corner giving the world a good look at ACEA’s brilliant on-the-ground announcing team of Tugger Thompson and Andy Green.
September 14th, 2013 by admin