A budget is very similar to a site survey but is really a numeric evaluation of the production plan.
Hank Levine, CFO, Olympic Broadcasting Services
While television sports production is an enjoyable passion for many in the business, bottom line, it is a business. There are a number of ways that television sports productions get broadcast. We will refer to the organization that broadcasts the programming as a chan nel. However, we are using the word “channel” to refer to any of the following: broadcast network, broadcast station, cable channel, or any entity on the Internet that distributes programming. While there are variations of the following, these are the most common ways: