TORONTO, July 22 /CNW/ - Dome Productions has secured an agreement with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. as the exclusive television mobile production facility for all Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC and Toronto Marlies home games.
The deal, which took effect July 1, 2010, also provides Dome Productions with exclusivity for visiting NHL and NBA teams.
"As MLSE's facilities partner, we understand the importance of not only meeting the technical specifications mandated by the sports leagues, but to continue to explore and support new initiatives and leading edge technologies," said Mary Ellen Carlyle, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Dome Productions. "With our fleet of six HD mobiles, soon to be seven with the launch of Echo in the fall, plus an additional two standard definition mobiles, Dome Productions is well positioned and equipped to supply MLSE with the capacity and state-of-the-art broadcast technology required to meet the ever-increasing demands for high quality HD production facilities."
"We're excited to renew our agreement with Dome Productions," said Chris Hebb, Senior Vice-President of Broadcast and Content for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. "Dome Productions is an industry-leader. Their cutting edge capabilities do an exceptional job of supporting all of our programming and production needs."
Dome Productions previously provided mobile production services to MLSE from 1995 through 2007.
Currently, Dome Productions is also the exclusive mobile production provider for all NHL and CFL games in Edmonton and Montreal, all NHL games in Ottawa, plus all NHL, CFL and Toronto Blue Jays home and road games that are televised on TSN and Rogers Sportsnet.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment is one of the biggest producers of live sports programming in Canada. MLSE owns and operates Leafs TV, Raptors NBA TV and GOLTV Canada.
As one of North America's leading production facilities providers, Dome Productions offers mobile production trucks and fly packs (high definition and digital), telecommunications services (transmission via fibre and satellite, satellite media tours and playouts), and full turnkey host broadcast services (complete management of design, production, engineering, and operations). For 20 years, Dome's team of experienced, highly skilled and professional staff has earned an international reputation for dedication and excellence in client service. Dome Productions is owned by CTV Specialty Television Inc. and Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
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