How Live TV Works

20 אפר 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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  • Please do a bit about the medical coverage at F1

    joep vnjoep vn7 שעות לפני
  • I love how F1 is the new airplanes

    killerch0killerch07 שעות לפני
  • Dude, I was so hoping you'd dig into F1 and then you did - perfection once again!

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

    Vishesh KothariVishesh Kothari13 שעות לפני
  • Not every sentence needs to sound so dramatic. Calm your narration down, dude.

    Ben TaylorBen Taylor20 שעות לפני
  • Quality? BroadWhat? 720p? A problem? FFFUUUUUUU!

    Dongle BerryDongle Berry21 שעה לפני
  • It would seem that how the F1 races are produced & broadcast is infinitely more fascinating than the races themselves.

    Lance GambitLance Gambitיום לפני
  • 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 Samuelיום לפני
  • What’s the difference between sender and BaI?

    Super PandasSuper Pandasיום לפני
    • *HAI

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  • ILworld is for information not accessible through Wikipedia.. and this video contains PhD in Formula 1 info.

    Ali SyedAli Syedיום לפני
  • Who’s that williams at the back? @10:37

    Kylla ZanabiKylla Zanabiיום לפני
  • 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 Jorgensen2 ימים לפני
  • Okay but how about scheduling routes for an aeroplane?

    Big OnichaBig Onicha2 ימים לפני
  • Hey is that sam

    Medad AlfalasiMedad Alfalasi2 ימים לפני
  • I wonder if the record it in PAL, NTSC or SECAM.

    Village BlunderVillage Blunder2 ימים לפני
  • Quidditch must be a nightmare

    teresa puthoorteresa puthoor2 ימים לפני
  • The sporting event that always boggles my mind in terms of broadcast is the Tour De France.

    Jonathan LeeJonathan Lee3 ימים לפני
  • You sound like hai guy

    loads of contentloads of content3 ימים לפני
  • Tata - Real pride of India

    Prerak KallaPrerak Kalla3 ימים לפני
  • Can you do a video about the logistics of car or airplane manufacturing? That would be awesome!

    Santiago Mendez-RoelofsSantiago Mendez-Roelofs4 ימים לפני
  • 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

    TeroxTerox4 ימים לפני
  • 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

    TeroxTerox4 ימים לפני
  • 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 Bray4 ימים לפני
  • Halim Talafuka,Alhamdulillahirobbil Alamiin,Allahumma Amiin,Trima Kasih.@$#.

    Halim HalimHalim Halim4 ימים לפני
  • 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

    YandeMCYandeMC5 ימים לפני
  • 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 Tasev5 ימים לפני
  • This is better than "Drive to Survive"

    Karthik Srikanth BrahmajosyulaKarthik Srikanth Brahmajosyula6 ימים לפני
  • Briiiiiiiiicks part 2!!!!

    Frank R. HaugenFrank R. Haugen6 ימים לפני
  • Hai is better

    e ee e6 ימים לפני
  • could you do some more videos about cargo and aviation?

    KevinKevin6 ימים לפני
  • Oh, @01:12 I see you used some of my country's criminal organisation people (the government staff)

    NoukzNoukz6 ימים לפני
  • Wendover, more like bendover.

    Sergio PranavSergio Pranav6 ימים לפני
  • Love it!

    sokin jonsokin jon6 ימים לפני
  • U seem to be a very big fan of F1

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  • 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 🤷‍♀️

    LivingDeadGirlLivingDeadGirl7 ימים לפני
    • 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.

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  • 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 Koster7 ימים לפני
    • There are commercials

      Philipp LamaPhilipp Lama5 ימים לפני
    • Kind of sounds like a commercial...

      sokin jonsokin jon6 ימים לפני
  • disliked cause did not mention hockey

    Jean-Marc BelliveauJean-Marc Belliveau7 ימים לפני
  • 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 Iyer7 ימים לפני
  • If Wendover had a live news channel, it would only be about planes, geography problems, and bricks

    bilinas minibilinas mini7 ימים לפני
  • 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 Czech7 ימים לפני
  • Got to know something new about Tata. Great video by the way.

    Tech BuildTech Build7 ימים לפני
  • Tata sky huh🙂

    Deepanshu PayaalDeepanshu Payaal7 ימים לפני
    • NIce tatas.

      bilinas minibilinas mini7 ימים לפני

    Ankit DhootAnkit Dhoot7 ימים לפני
  • Ahhh it's too complicated thanks to our engineers

  • Zzzzzzzzzz

    DouglasDouglas8 ימים לפני
    • +1 (813) 492-4201 *wat’s@pp*】

      official gwenofficial gwen8 ימים לפני
  • 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 Payeur8 ימים לפני
    • 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.

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    • @Wendover Productions joined 2 days ago 😂😂😂😂😂🤣🤣

  • 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 Anton8 ימים לפני
  • 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 Morgan8 ימים לפני
  • Fact: People watch live TV just to see our world famous news lady

    seiom jvonyseiom jvony8 ימים לפני
  • Video summary: How do they show every s🅱inalla live?

    APS1999APS19998 ימים לפני
  • Kind of sounds like a commercial...

    The Way of LouThe Way of Lou8 ימים לפני
    • +1 (813) 492-4201 *wat’s@pp*】

      official gwenofficial gwen8 ימים לפני
  • *Twice as Interesting*

    Obsidian NebulaObsidian Nebula8 ימים לפני
  • Wow

    Big 50Big 508 ימים לפני
  • so would eurovision fall into the news category then?

    StevanStevan8 ימים לפני

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

    AlpineAddictAlpineAddict8 ימים לפני
  • You forgot cricket

    Umesh JaidUmesh Jaid9 ימים לפני
  • NIce tatas.

    Adam KattAdam Katt9 ימים לפני
  • 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 Meredith9 ימים לפני
    • @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 ILworld 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 Meredith8 ימים לפני
  • Anyone else notice that the "television satellite" at 5:29 was a spacex cargo dragon?

    Aaron HessAaron Hess9 ימים לפני
    • Yup. They should have used stock footage of a NASA TDRS satellite.

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  • 11:18 Nikita Mazepin, anyone?

    Connor McCourtConnor McCourt9 ימים לפני
  • F1 makes any video twice as interesting.

    TLTL9 ימים לפני
  • sooooo airplanes?

    Benjamin CarlinBenjamin Carlin9 ימים לפני
  • What does this have to do with *planes* ?

    Alexis GarciaAlexis Garcia9 ימים לפני
  • 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 Rupkus9 ימים לפני
  • 2:56 Even in Wendover videos, Mercedes are still 1-2

    Astoria GamingAstoria Gaming9 ימים לפני
    • @Wendover Productions Hello fake Wendover, how ya doin

      Astoria GamingAstoria Gaming8 ימים לפני
  • The Airtel 4G office shown is in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Dhiru HalaiDhiru Halai9 ימים לפני

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  • TV Publica momento

    LogoLogo10 ימים לפני
  • I got shocked when he used news from my country at 1:14 . Like why why us .

    Lis ShalaLis Shala10 ימים לפני
  • But I want to learn more about airplanes

    Mr Russell's Musical AdventuresMr Russell's Musical Adventures10 ימים לפני
  • How did the primeminister of the Republic of Kosovo made it here? 😂

    Albi AvdyliAlbi Avdyli10 ימים לפני
  • 0:21 If anybody cares, this is the Silverstone race track

    Leonaяdo DiCapяioLeonaяdo DiCapяio10 ימים לפני
  • Amazing video as always

    Jae JooJae Joo10 ימים לפני
  • 3:56 Really?

    BloodRider 1914BloodRider 191410 ימים לפני
  • 5:28 thats not a satellite thats a dragon rider capsule

    antsoljaantsolja10 ימים לפני
    • @Nagarjun Kashyap its proly just a bot lol

      antsoljaantsolja10 ימים לפני
    • @Nagarjun Kashyap so it is i didnt even realize that was supposed to be a phone number

      antsoljaantsolja10 ימים לפני
    • @antsolja hope you didn't call him. That's a scammer.

      Nagarjun KashyapNagarjun Kashyap10 ימים לפני
    • @Wendover Productions i dont get it lol

      antsoljaantsolja10 ימים לפני
  • 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 ⚽ .

    evil701evil70110 ימים לפני
  • Wow , what a great video Thanks

    Justus CilliersJustus Cilliers10 ימים לפני
  • 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 Panda10 ימים לפני
    • @Wendover Productions what's that?!!!

      Aman PandaAman Panda8 ימים לפני
  • couldn't find a prober telecom sat image? :(

    Maura BrechtMaura Brecht10 ימים לפני
  • Why is cricket never mentioned when talking about popular sports stuff in almost all the videos I watch?

    Salman FarooqSalman Farooq10 ימים לפני
  • I’m pretty sure they just press play.

    MrMysteryman00MrMysteryman0010 ימים לפני
  • 7 seconds delay??? Literally unwatchable.

    TitusTitus10 ימים לפני
  • It's weird when a town local to you (Biggin Hill) is mentioned in an international video viewed by millions.

    bouytt guytbouytt guyt10 ימים לפני
  • 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 V10 ימים לפני
  • 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 Sharma10 ימים לפני
    • @Wendover Productions yeah man im here

      Pulkit SharmaPulkit Sharma8 ימים לפני
  • I doubt Dragon has ever helped to broadcast something. Nevertheless, great video!

    lukas ssslukas sss10 ימים לפני
    • 5:30 that's a SpaceX Cargo Dragon, not a communication satellite.

      bouytt guytbouytt guyt10 ימים לפני
  • 5:31 lol that's Cargo Dragon

    Benjamin ReidBenjamin Reid11 ימים לפני
  • Thats no Satellite, that's a Dragon!

    Vinay NagashettiVinay Nagashetti11 ימים לפני
  • Money laundering... with gambling and cameras!

    Brian DoyleBrian Doyle11 ימים לפני
  • Is Sam an F1 fan or something? This is the second video he's done on it.

    Aidan MooreAidan Moore11 ימים לפני

    John MutetiJohn Muteti11 ימים לפני
  • That is freeking Bananas

    Pete GranthamPete Grantham11 ימים לפני
  • Wait, did I just watch a full Wendover video ... without a single reference to planes? Who even are you?!!! And no, helicopters don't count. It's planes or nothing.

    ethreldurethreldur11 ימים לפני
  • Kind of makes me resent the cost of paid sports channels a little less...a little

    Luke WLuke W11 ימים לפני
  • Great job

    Nicholas CollinsNicholas Collins11 ימים לפני
    • @Wendover Productions Has your channel been jacked?

      Nicholas CollinsNicholas Collins8 ימים לפני
  • Dear Wendover, great video. What is my special prize for being the first to spot the deliberate mistake of your using the street sign from a street called Biggin Hill in SE19 in Crystal palace, South London @ 6:55 Which is located 10 miles North West of the Formula one headquarters on Churchill Way, Biggin Hill, Westerham TN16 in the county of Kent?

    Matt RedmanMatt Redman11 ימים לפני
  • 12:23 - 12:29 It reminds me exactly of what Nickelodeon did in the mid 1990s with Global GUTS - having a variety of hosts that spoke the native language of each country the show aired in (each country competing in the show IIRC).

    Dank 'n Derpy GamerDank 'n Derpy Gamer11 ימים לפני
  • I thought I was watching HAI

    Stelios RStelios R11 ימים לפני
  • Even in Wendover videos we can't get away from Ham Ver Bot

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