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#pounditWednesday, February 28, 2024

Viewers confused by yellow TV graphics in Notre Dame-Michigan game

NBC yellow graphics

TV viewers of Saturday’s Michigan-Notre Dame game on NBC threw a flag over the excessive yellow used in the graphics for the game.

Not only was there plenty of yellow on the field between the colors of Michigan and Notre Dame, but there was too much yellow used in the graphics. In addition to Michigan’s score box being colored in yellow, the down and distance box at the bottom of the screen was also in yellow. That caused confusion for fans because it made many think there was a flag thrown on the play.

For most telecasts of football games, the box is typically only colored in yellow to indicate there was a penalty flag on the play. Take a look at all the viewers who said something about it on Twitter:

NBC should make a change and make it fast.


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