Enhanced crowd audio adds another dimension to fanless games
July 5, 2020
There's clearly a huge difference between an English Premier League match and one played between friends on a local field. But when you take away 54,000 fans who would otherwise be singing and cheering at Liverpool's Anfield, both sound the same.
That doesn't seem appropriate to Pierre Moossa, NBC's coordinating producer for Premier League coverage. He is one of those who have embraced adding crowd noise to telecasts with games being played in empty stadiums due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"All the different sports are trying to find ways to cover the game behind closed doors, but as you g...