Amid a busy Saturday for sports, TBS saw ALCS Game 1 take the day across all of TV, according to Nielsen metered market numbers. The Astros/Red Sox telecast on the channel averaged 5,821,000 viewers for the game, up 42% over the last time it carries the ALCS Game in 2016. TBS’s 2018 MLB Postseason viewership is up 41% over 2016, the last time the network televised the A.L., and 11% over last year. Meanwhile, Turner’s TV Everywhere platforms are up 53% in total streaming minutes per game during the 2018 MLB Postseason with Houston ranking as the No. 1 metered market, generating a 20.0 local rating, the highest-rated telecast ever for any program on TBS in the market. Boston saw a 19.8 HH rating, the best MLB Postseason telecast on TBS in the market since 2013.
Netflix renewed Chuck Lorre comedy The Kominsky Method, starring Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin, for an eight-episode second season. The move comes after the show scored a best comedy series win and Douglas snagged a lead actor in a comedy series trophy at the Golden Globes. The show resumes production later this month in Los […]
Former CBS CEO Les Moonves isn’t going away without a fight, despite having left the company under a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations. In December, the CBS board cited findings of its internal investigation as justification for Moonves not being eligible for the $120 million exit package in his contract. In a regulatory filing on […]
The NBA announced that the 2019 NBA All-Star Draft will be carried by TNT on Feb. 7 at 7p while the rosters for the NBA All-Star Game will be revealed during a special NBA All-Star Draft Show, which will be followed by an extended version of the TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pregame show. […]
ESPN is tapping the talents of Max Kellerman to host a new, 30-minute boxing series that will run on ESPN2 and the ESPN App that will run on Fridays at 5p and feature Kellerman’s analysis, interviews with top fighters and guest appearances by leaders in the sport. The show will debut Feb. 8, ahead of […]
Imagine Kids & Family, the recently formed division under Imagine Entertainment and Meredith Corporation’s in-house television production company, Four M Studios, have partnered to develop premium children’s television programming from the archives of LIFE magazine. LIFE for Kids, executive-produced by Imagine Entertainment Chairmen Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Imagine Kids & Family President Stephanie Sperber […]