Thursday Night Football on Prime Video executive producer Fred Gaudelli and lead director Pierre Moossa
Episode 241 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with Fred Gaudelli, the executive producer for Thursday Night Football on Prime Video, where he leads the TNF game production team headlined by Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, and Kaylee Hartung, and Pierre Moossa, the lead director of Thursday Night Football on Prime Video. In this podcast, Gaudelli and Moossa discuss their evaluation of Amazon’s first regular-season broadcast, the Chiefs’ win over the Chargers; their specific roles for Thursday Night Football; how to build an NFL media production from scratch; what worked and what needs to be improved on; viewer complaints; the technology they have inside and outside their production truck; whether things would have been different if the analyst was Troy Aikman as opposed to Kirk Herbstreit; viewership expectations; what production meetings are like with Michaels and Herbstreit; whether felt like being at the precipice of something revolutionary; and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.
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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic.