How Live TV Works

20. april. 2021
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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster
Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
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  • i am very sad, he didnt named it the logistics of live broadcast

    पेड़ Treeपेड़ Tree7 timer siden
  • One interesting aspect of F1 is depending on the previous years constructor standings. Each team is guaranteed a certain amount of on on screen time. Meaning that as well as balancing the on camera action and narrative, the producer also has to make sure each time gets their on camera time. It's why you sometimes get odd cuts to follow a car out of the action for a couple of laps.

    Jaye O'FarrellJaye O'Farrell16 timer siden
  • I think you should also cover eSports broadcast. A more digital aspect to getting shots on top of the out of game shots. I think the rest of it is pretty similar tho, just want to note how difficult observing is and how limitless shots and angles may be in a virtual 3d space.

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  • That's a Mid-Western accent that creeps in there that I can hear. Like a Milwaukee accent, maybe?

    Spookay It's MeSpookay It's MeDag siden
  • Haha - I catched the driver at the back who spins reference. I see you are a man of formuladank as well ;) :p Awesome work as always!

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  • dont know a single person who watch formula 1

    Yasin HasanYasin Hasan2 dager siden
  • 11:17 mazespin

    Sexy AxolotlSexy Axolotl2 dager siden
  • In addition.

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  • where plane?

    General BombaGeneral Bomba3 dager siden
  • 12:45 Except that no TV channels in Lithuania could afford to pay for F1 coverage, so it was dropped a while ago, leaving only the horrific F1TV service that doesn't work 1/2 the time :/

    Matas KartMatas Kart3 dager siden
  • Decided to Invest in Tata Communication stock which is enlisted in Indian Stock Market. Just investors things 😉

    Ijas Muhammed PhotographyIjas Muhammed Photography3 dager siden
  • What's the skyline at 7:54? I don't recognize that city.

    DanielDaniel3 dager siden
  • Please stop with this Brilliant stuff. Honestly it teaches you nothing and still people claim they know machine learning (and all models there are) while the CV of someone who might have done years worth of DNN lacks points in logistic regression or random forrest. No researcher knows all methods but someone who has taken a brilliant course could sell superficial knowledge as deep knowledge. And believe me real researchers would and could not do this.

    Henrik KowalskiHenrik Kowalski3 dager siden
  • Please do a bit about the medical coverage at F1

    joep vnjoep vn4 dager siden
  • I love how F1 is the new airplanes

    killerch0killerch04 dager siden
  • Dude, I was so hoping you'd dig into F1 and then you did - perfection once again!

    cchaz003cchaz0034 dager siden
  • 🇮🇳 Proud of Tata Communications Indian Company making Indians Proud in World. Also the Company of Ratan Tata

    Vishesh KothariVishesh Kothari4 dager siden
  • Not every sentence needs to sound so dramatic. Calm your narration down, dude.

    Ben TaylorBen Taylor4 dager siden
  • Quality? BroadWhat? 720p? A problem? FFFUUUUUUU!

    Dongle BerryDongle Berry4 dager siden
  • It would seem that how the F1 races are produced & broadcast is infinitely more fascinating than the races themselves.

    Lance GambitLance Gambit5 dager siden
  • I just thought I'd get a video about live TV broadcasting, but to find out that it's actually just an F1 logistics vid, I'm delightfully bamboozled

    Steven SamuelSteven Samuel5 dager siden
  • What’s the difference between sender and BaI?

    Super PandasSuper Pandas5 dager siden
    • *HAI

      Super PandasSuper Pandas5 dager siden
  • NOworld is for information not accessible through Wikipedia.. and this video contains PhD in Formula 1 info.

    Ali SyedAli Syed5 dager siden
  • Who’s that williams at the back? @10:37

    Kylla ZanabiKylla Zanabi5 dager siden
  • Loved the details in this vid, thanks! Though I wish there would have been even a little talk about the sound mix as part of the production, in addition to cameras and data transmission. In a time when most people’s personal experience with capturing live video is from a smartphone which automatically combines video and sound, this is not inherently the case in professional production. Many of the cams are shooting very long shots and the “local” sound at the operators location is either not captured at all, or would not be a good choice for the final mix to match the image framing after zooming in, etc. So there are hundreds of microphones of all types being mixed as part of that broadcast. Since some of the stock footage was of sound mixers would have been cool to address it also!

    Lars JorgensenLars Jorgensen6 dager siden
  • Okay but how about scheduling routes for an aeroplane?

    Big OnichaBig Onicha6 dager siden
  • Hey is that sam

    Medad AlfalasiMedad Alfalasi6 dager siden
  • I wonder if the record it in PAL, NTSC or SECAM.

    Village BlunderVillage Blunder6 dager siden
  • Quidditch must be a nightmare

    teresa puthoorteresa puthoor6 dager siden
  • The sporting event that always boggles my mind in terms of broadcast is the Tour De France.

    Jonathan LeeJonathan Lee7 dager siden
  • You sound like hai guy

    loads of contentloads of content7 dager siden
  • Tata - Real pride of India

    Prerak KallaPrerak Kalla7 dager siden
  • Can you do a video about the logistics of car or airplane manufacturing? That would be awesome!

    Santiago Mendez-RoelofsSantiago Mendez-Roelofs8 dager siden
  • theres this crazy video in the F1 channel here on yt where you hear the directors talking to each other. interesting as hell imo. search ''How TV Directors Captured the Action in Germany'' here on yt

    TeroxTerox8 dager siden
  • my condolences that you had to do a video about f1 lol. bet it was a pain in the *ss to get stockfootage. f1 is crazy about their licenses

    TeroxTerox8 dager siden
  • I really appreciate the effort that Sam (or his underpaid grad student staff lol) makes to gear these videos towards an international audience. I get so sick of the over-saturation of North American media in the English-speaking world. Thank you for making the effort

    Joe Morris BrayJoe Morris Bray8 dager siden
  • Halim Talafuka,Alhamdulillahirobbil Alamiin,Allahumma Amiin,Trima Kasih.@$#.

    Halim HalimHalim Halim8 dager siden
  • So is that why so far this season F1 has been so terrible at showing live overtakes compared to the previous era? Primarily just switching between those cameras on track one to next rather then all feeds in between those, that have been currently mostly used for replays.

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  • This guy sounds like the guy from hai

    YandeMCYandeMC9 dager siden
  • I see that live TV has no other way to work - they have a single time slot on a single channel. But with the Internet, allowing people to choose what to watch and when to watch it - I would *love* to have access to the raw data - all the cameras, so I can choose to focus on a driver of my own choosing. It would not even be that difficult, you can stream an arbitrary number of videos to youtube, or Twitch.

    Nikola TasevNikola Tasev9 dager siden
  • This is better than "Drive to Survive"

    Karthik Srikanth BrahmajosyulaKarthik Srikanth Brahmajosyula9 dager siden
  • Briiiiiiiiicks part 2!!!!

    Frank R. HaugenFrank R. Haugen10 dager siden
  • Hai is better

    e ee e10 dager siden
  • could you do some more videos about cargo and aviation?

    KevinKevin10 dager siden
  • Oh, @01:12 I see you used some of my country's criminal organisation people (the government staff)

    NoukzNoukz10 dager siden
  • Wendover, more like bendover.

    Sergio PranavSergio Pranav10 dager siden
  • Love it!

    sokin jonsokin jon10 dager siden
  • U seem to be a very big fan of F1

    RyanMr92RyanMr9210 dager siden
  • I’m surprised that they still use helicopters. Seems like those days would be close to becoming extinct. Just seems like drones are getting so much better and are so much safer for everyone. I mean, with all the moving parts already, a helicopter is just another part that can go wrong, and if that part fails, it’s not only expensive, but lots of people could die. I don’t know much about drones- other than they can vary in size from finger tip to airplane size, so I’m sure they can still be just as dangerous if they needed a camera that large, but it seems like technology is on the brink of being able to make cameras and drones work in unison to get the amazing shots without the need for the heavy equipment 🤷‍♀️

    LivingDeadGirlLivingDeadGirl10 dager siden
    • In the US, they have replaced the cable cam for auto racing. Drones however are restricted to how high they can fly. Operator must maintain visual at all times. Helicopters and blimps can fly higher for larger area coverage. Larger lenses on helicopters = better closeups from a distance.

      Comment 200Comment 2005 dager siden
  • this makes the random cuts to team radio traffic make more sense and the best thing about F1 coverage is basically no commercials

    Justin KosterJustin Koster11 dager siden
    • There are commercials

      Philipp LamaPhilipp Lama9 dager siden
    • Kind of sounds like a commercial...

      sokin jonsokin jon10 dager siden
  • disliked cause did not mention hockey

    Jean-Marc BelliveauJean-Marc Belliveau11 dager siden
  • As an Indian, I had no idea that Tata packed so much heat, neither did I know that they are the only Tier 1 comm network in the country. It's a pretty low key company and extremely respected here.

    Saket IyerSaket Iyer11 dager siden
  • If Wendover had a live news channel, it would only be about planes, geography problems, and bricks

    bilinas minibilinas mini11 dager siden
  • Great video! Please do a video about the logistics of the Olympics over the summer. A sporting movement with the best intensions that is poorly executed every single time. The debt that host cities incur is not helped by the convoluted ticketing system that leaves many tickets unsold. It would be great if the Olympics could be fixed so that they are less of a burden on the host city.

    Tom CzechTom Czech11 dager siden
  • Got to know something new about Tata. Great video by the way.

    Tech BuildTech Build11 dager siden
  • Tata sky huh🙂

    Deepanshu PayaalDeepanshu Payaal11 dager siden
    • NIce tatas.

      bilinas minibilinas mini11 dager siden

    Ankit DhootAnkit Dhoot11 dager siden
  • Ahhh it's too complicated thanks to our engineers

    GOOD FARMERGOOD FARMER11 dager siden
  • Zzzzzzzzzz

    DouglasDouglas11 dager siden
    • +1 (813) 492-4201 *wat’s@pp*】

      official gwenofficial gwen11 dager siden
  • I've been a camera operator and director for a very tiny local broadcast (annual Christmas telethon) and I thought THAT was stressful...

    Emily PayeurEmily Payeur12 dager siden
    • Ah, those were the days (some 38 years ago in local cable tv). High school parades, telethons, 3 cameras for football games with no replay, student announcers, primitive graphics.

      Comment 200Comment 2005 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions joined 2 days ago 😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣

      GOOD FARMERGOOD FARMER11 dager siden
  • Sam is watching in Netflix Formula1 drive to survive. I mean for live just show the race no story needed, since stories are better crafted for post production like what Netflix does

    CS AntonCS Anton12 dager siden
  • i'm blown away Wendover didn't do a video on the recent Suez Canal incident. It's gotta be in the works.

    Ross MorganRoss Morgan12 dager siden
  • Fact: People watch live TV just to see our world famous news lady

    seiom jvonyseiom jvony12 dager siden
  • Video summary: How do they show every s🅱inalla live?

    APS1999APS199912 dager siden
  • Kind of sounds like a commercial...

    The Way of LouThe Way of Lou12 dager siden
    • +1 (813) 492-4201 *wat’s@pp*】

      official gwenofficial gwen11 dager siden
  • *Twice as Interesting*

    Obsidian NebulaObsidian Nebula12 dager siden
  • Wow

    Big 50Big 5012 dager siden
  • so would eurovision fall into the news category then?

    StevanStevan12 dager siden

      seiom jvonyseiom jvony12 dager siden
  • My cousin works in the F1 TV production team, gets to travel to all the races. Pretty awesome job! :)

    AlpineAddictAlpineAddict12 dager siden
  • You forgot cricket

    Umesh JaidUmesh Jaid12 dager siden
  • NIce tatas.

    Adam KattAdam Katt13 dager siden
  • Ohhh, is that why F1 broadcasts are terrible and you never see the part of the track where the action is actually happening?

    Tim MeredithTim Meredith13 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions lol, 'Joined 1 Day ago' and 0 content... I guess any channel can just call itself Wendover Productions and try to scam people huh. Seems like a flaw in the NOworld system (Edit - this is in reference to a spam reply to my initial comment by an account calling itself "Wendover Productions" that was clearly fake, but I suspect it's going to get removed since I reported it, so here's the context)

      Tim MeredithTim Meredith12 dager siden
  • Anyone else notice that the "television satellite" at 5:29 was a spacex cargo dragon?

    Aaron HessAaron Hess13 dager siden
    • Yup. They should have used stock footage of a NASA TDRS satellite.

      Comment 200Comment 2005 dager siden
  • 11:18 Nikita Mazepin, anyone?

    Connor McCourtConnor McCourt13 dager siden
  • F1 makes any video twice as interesting.

    TLTL13 dager siden
  • sooooo airplanes?

    Benjamin CarlinBenjamin Carlin13 dager siden
  • What does this have to do with *planes* ?

    Alexis GarciaAlexis Garcia13 dager siden
  • The only problem is that Lithuanians can't get their TV providers to get their act together and purchase rights to broadcast it. 😬

    Edvinas RupkusEdvinas Rupkus13 dager siden
  • 2:56 Even in Wendover videos, Mercedes are still 1-2

    Astoria GamingAstoria Gaming13 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions Hello fake Wendover, how ya doin

      Astoria GamingAstoria Gaming12 dager siden
  • The Airtel 4G office shown is in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Dhiru HalaiDhiru Halai13 dager siden

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  • TV Publica momento

    LogoLogo13 dager siden
  • I got shocked when he used news from my country at 1:14 . Like why why us .

    Lis ShalaLis Shala13 dager siden
  • But I want to learn more about airplanes

    Mr Russell's Musical AdventuresMr Russell's Musical Adventures14 dager siden
  • How did the primeminister of the Republic of Kosovo made it here? 😂

    Albi AvdyliAlbi Avdyli14 dager siden
  • 0:21 If anybody cares, this is the Silverstone race track

    Leonaяdo DiCapяioLeonaяdo DiCapяio14 dager siden
  • Amazing video as always

    Jae JooJae Joo14 dager siden
  • 3:56 Really?

    BloodRider 1914BloodRider 191414 dager siden
  • 5:28 thats not a satellite thats a dragon rider capsule

    antsoljaantsolja14 dager siden
    • @Nagarjun Kashyap its proly just a bot lol

      antsoljaantsolja13 dager siden
    • @Nagarjun Kashyap so it is i didnt even realize that was supposed to be a phone number

      antsoljaantsolja13 dager siden
    • @antsolja hope you didn't call him. That's a scammer.

      Nagarjun KashyapNagarjun Kashyap13 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions i dont get it lol

      antsoljaantsolja13 dager siden
  • Using imperial units in F1? Yes F1 broadcasting worldwide, And uses METRIC, not imperial units. WHY? Because only 3 countries use Imperial units and the rest of the world uses metric. Plus it's Football, not soccer... Go outside the US and ask anyone and they will give you that answer. We call it American football, AND The other one Football ⚽ .

    evil701evil70114 dager siden
  • Wow , what a great video Thanks

    Justus CilliersJustus Cilliers14 dager siden
  • Y'all please do watch Snl behind the scenes.The level of detailing that goes on to make the show is mind boggingly complex.

    Aman PandaAman Panda14 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions what's that?!!!

      Aman PandaAman Panda12 dager siden
  • couldn't find a prober telecom sat image? :(

    Maura BrechtMaura Brecht14 dager siden
  • Why is cricket never mentioned when talking about popular sports stuff in almost all the videos I watch?

    Salman FarooqSalman Farooq14 dager siden
  • I’m pretty sure they just press play.

    MrMysteryman00MrMysteryman0014 dager siden
  • 7 seconds delay??? Literally unwatchable.

    TitusTitus14 dager siden
  • It's weird when a town local to you (Biggin Hill) is mentioned in an international video viewed by millions.

    bouytt guytbouytt guyt14 dager siden
  • Very glad to see the most respected and credible business group of India bein the backbone of the World's Internet.

    Ramkumar Suresh N VRamkumar Suresh N V14 dager siden
  • Imagine cycling and you following riders on bikes on general roads in mountains, yourself on the back of a bike holding an HD camera and an antenna to transmit it to heli to plane and then back.

    Pulkit SharmaPulkit Sharma14 dager siden
    • @Wendover Productions yeah man im here

      Pulkit SharmaPulkit Sharma12 dager siden
  • I doubt Dragon has ever helped to broadcast something. Nevertheless, great video!

    lukas ssslukas sss14 dager siden
    • 5:30 that's a SpaceX Cargo Dragon, not a communication satellite.

      bouytt guytbouytt guyt14 dager siden