F1's plans to improve the TV show in 2019

F1's plans to improve the TV show in 2019

F1's TV production team rose to the challenges posed last year by the introduction of the halo, making a feature of the device as a background for onboard graphics. Now it's planning a series of overhauls and innovations for its 2019 spectacle

In an increasingly busy TV marketplace, and with so many platforms competing for people's attention, Formula 1 has to stay ahead of the game. It has to retain its appeal to dedicated fans who want to watch every session and - in those markets where it is still accessible free of charge - attract the casual viewer on Sunday afternoons.

The local commentary teams employed by each broadcaster play a large role in explaining the narrative. But they have to work with the world feed, including graphics, which is provided by the F1 organisation.

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