TBS chooses Lawo mc²90

NBA stars go on air with the mc²90.

Turner Broadcasting System Inc. (TBS), a Time Warner company, is a major player on the American television market. Apart from news programmes and entertainment, the TV channel also very successfully produces various sports shows. One of the programmes: Inside the NBA ─ a programme about big guys, fast moves and courageous dunkings.

TBS was looking for a high-performance console for this sports show watched by millions which would meet top requirements. They finally found the solution with Lawo, whose mc²90 convinced the persons responsible. Especially the large number of available channels impressed them, but also the possibility to broadcast with 5.1 surround sound was a decisive selling point. The new mixer also allowed expanding the local I/O infrastructure and guarantees top reliability during live on-air shows, in particular.